Dunwoody stores caught selling alcohol to minors, police say

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DUNWOODY, Ga. – Four Dunwoody stores were recently caught selling alcohol to minors, according to the Dunwoody Police Department.

The police department teamed up with the Georgia Department of Revenue to conduct an undercover underage alcohol sales operation.

Thirteen of the 17 stores that were tested refused to sell alcohol to minors.

Those stores were:

  • Chevron at 6900 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
  • Shell at 5020 Winters Chapel Road
  • Chili’s at 4784 Ashford Dunwoody Road
  • Quiktrip at 100 Ashwood Parkway
  • Publix at 500 Ashwood Parkway
  • Olive Garden at 4749 Ashford Dunwoody Road
  • Target at 125 Perimeter Center Parkway
  • Exxon at 77 Perimeter Center East
  • CVS at 1610 Mount Vernon Road
  • BP at 5418 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
  • Dunwoody Chevron at 5465 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
  • Walgreens at 5511 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
  • Dunwoody Beverage at 1418 Dunwoody Village Parkway

The four stores that reportedly sold alcohol were:

  • BP at 4368 N. Peachtree Road
  • Walmart at 4725 Ashford Dunwoody Road
  • Perimeter Bottle Shop at 4719 Ashford Dunwoody Road
  • Total Wine at 124 Perimeter Center West

The individuals that sold alcohol to underage individuals were cited and released by officers. They also face administrative sanctions from the Georgia Department of Revenue.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive drinking contributes to more than 4,300 deaths among people below the age of 21 in the United States each year.