A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:
1st Round of the Tobacco Compliance Checks 2012/2013
On November 29, 2012 Crystal Lake Police Officers conducted the first round of Tobacco Compliance Checks within the City limits. A total of 40 potential businesses that hold valid tobacco licenses were reviewed and 39 of them were found to be in compliance. One business failed the compliance check and was cited for selling tobacco products to an underage minor. The following business was cited:
- Circle K, 220 E. Virginia Street, Crystal Lake
Operating under a State funded grant, the Illinois Liquor Commission has been the lead agency in developing strategies that reduce illegal tobacco sales to minors. Crystal Lake Police will continue to campaign throughout 2012/2013 in an effort to stop illegal tobacco sales to minors by the implementation and expansion of community-based programs, utilizing retail education, enforcement and public awareness.