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Alcohol Compliance Checks


On October 29, 2019 from 4:00pm-10:00pm, the Watford City Police Department and the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office conducted a number of Alcohol Compliance Checks throughout the county. Four law enforcement officers brought three under-age volunteers to liquor establishments to make sure they were properly asking for identification for the purchase of alcohol. The McKenzie County Community Coalition donated gift cards to the volunteers.

20 liquor establishments were checked with 3 failures. Sweet Crude Gas Station and Long X Saloon failed the compliance checks and were issued citations for A-misdemeanor Delivery of Alcohol to a Minor.

Liquor establishments checked in McKenzie County:
Sweet Crude Gas Station
Long X Saloon
Patriot Fuels
TA Express (Wild Bison)
Highway Lounge
Outsider's Bar & Grill
Eagles Club
Tobacco Gardens- closed at time of check
Carmens Store- closed for the winter.

Thank you to the volunteers for coming out and helping.






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