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Sarasota News Leader January 4, 2013 Page 56 STORES CITED FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES Twelve local convenience store clerks were ��� Discount Beverage, 2316 Gulf Gate Drive, cited for selling alcohol to a minor during Sarasota. an undercover operation conducted by the Sarasota County Sheriff���s Office Juvenile Al- ��� Lee���s Food Store, 5604 Swift Road, Sarasota. cohol Task Force Dec. 27-28, the office has ��� 7-11, 4350 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota. announced. ��� BP, 3605 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota. The following businesses were found to be in violation of selling alcohol to a person un- ��� BP, 1660 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota. der age 21, a news release says, and each of ��� 7-11, 1721 Honore Ave., Sarasota. the clerks was given a misdemeanor Notice ��� Low Price Tobacco and Beer, 700 S. Tamito Appear: ami Trail, Nokomis. ��� 7-11, 4400 Clark Road, Sarasota. ��� Hess Express, 350 Commercial Court, Venice. ��� BP, 5300 Clark Road, Sarasota. Another 43 businesses were found to be in ��� 7-11, 5754 Clark Road, Sarasota. compliance and were sent a letter to commend ��� Maxx���s Mart, 2616 Stickney Point Road, owners and employees for helping reduce the sale of alcohol to minors, the release notes. Sarasota. SHERIFF���S OFFICE SELECTS WINNER IN PSA COMPETITION The Sarasota County Sheriff���s Office has selected the winner in a student competition to create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) warning teens about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and misuse, the office has announced. The PSA competition was held among Television Production students at Pine View School in Osprey. There were 10 entries overall, with the winning 30-second spot created by 11th graders Wesley Backer and Max Klauber, a news release says. would reach out to peers with this lifesaving message,��� said Sheriff Tom Knight in the release. ���As the entries showed, we have some real talent in this community, so we hope to expand the competition next year.��� The winning PSA has been airing on ABC7. It will also be posted on the station���s website Airtime was paid for by Regional Strike Force funding from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the release notes. The PSA will also air on The Education Chan���Prescription and over-the-counter drugs are nel, and it is posted on the Sheriff���s Office among the most commonly abused drugs YouTube channel, teens, so we wanted to see how students sotaSheriff. %

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