Search Police Department News

Police Department News Archive

Police Department News

  |   Views: 322
  |   Categories: Police Department News

Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement March 2019

LEE’S SUMMIT POLICE CONDUCT

ALCOHOL SALES ENFORCEMENT

 

 Lee’s Summit, Mo. – On Saturday, March 23rd, the Lee’s Summit Police Department conducted a liquor control “sting” operation within the city. The operation targeted retail establishments responsible for following municipal and state law regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.  A total of 29 retail locations were checked, with eight clerks/servers being cited for an illegal sale.

During the operation an underage decoy will enter the business and attempt to purchase alcohol while wearing recording equipment to verify actions of both the decoy and business clerk/server.  The business clerk/server plays an important role in preventing underage alcohol consumption by completing one task, verifying the age of the purchaser.  If the business clerk/server refuses to sell then management receives a letter congratulating them on the appropriate action of their employee. 

If an illegal sale is made a detective with the Special Investigative Unit will enter the business after the decoy exits and issue a citation for the sale of alcohol to a minor.  The clerk/server has the primary responsibility for verifying age which is why they receive the citation and not the business.  If repeated violations do occur at a particular business Missouri State Liquor Control may initiate disciplinary action against the businesses liquor license.   

Citations were issued to clerks/servers in the following locations:

800 block NE Woods Chapel Rd. - QuickTrip

900 block E Langsford Rd. - Hy-Vee Gas

600 block SW Jefferson St. – Traffic Jam Convenience

3300 block SW 3Rd. St – Longview Phillips 66

900 block SW Oldham Pkwy – 7-Eleven

300 block SW Ward Rd. – Rush hour

900 block NW Chipman Rd. – Presto Convience Store

200 block SE Grand Ave. – Cloud 9 Liquor & Tobacco

 

The following locations refused to sell/serve the underage decoy:

1100 block NE Douglas St. – Temp Stop

1600 block NE Douglas St. – Douglas Valero

900 block NE Colbern Rd. – Rush Hour

800 block NE Woods Chapel Rd. – Summit Cellar & Spirits

5000 block NE Lakewood Way – Minit Mart

1400 block NE M-291 Hwy. – QuickTrip

1100 block NE Rice Rd.  – Autotrac

100 block SE Todd George Pkwy. – Temp Stop

1800 block E Langsford Dr. – Casey’s General Store

Print

Latest News

Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement March 2019

Press Release -- Alcohol Sales Enforcement March 2019

LEE’S SUMMIT POLICE CONDUCT ALCOHOL SALES ENFORCEMENT    Lee’s Summit, Mo. – On Saturday, March 23rd, the Lee’s Summit Police Department conducted a liquor control “sting” operation within the city. The operation targeted retail establishments responsible for following municipal and state law regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.  A total of 29 retail locations were checked, with eight clerks/servers...
Spring 2019 Police Officer Hiring Process is now open!

Spring 2019 Police Officer Hiring Process is now open!

Do you have what it takes to be a Lee's Summit Police Officer? We are looking to fill openings for the position of Police Officer and our Spring 2019 application process is now open! To find out more about this opportunity, visit our employment page by clicking the link below: LSPD Employment Page Link You can also read the job posting on the Human Resources page by clicking this link: City of LS Human Resources Job Posting
We Want to Hear from You!

We Want to Hear from You!

Every two years, the LSPD does a citizen satisfaction survey. The survey is simple and short, just 16 questions and takes around 3-5 minutes to complete. The survey can't capture every aspect of our service to this great community, but it is one of many ways that we seek feedback from our citizens on how we are doing. It also helps us identify areas that we can focus resources on and improve service. The survey will be open during the month of October and we...
Community Discussion on School Safety

Community Discussion on School Safety

Community Conversations on School Safety Event. Lee’s Summit, MO –  The Lee’s Summit Police Department and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District are partnering to host a community event on Wednesday, April 25th from 6:30-8:00p.m. The event, A Community Conversation on School Safety will give residents a chance to hear from Police and school district officials on current safety measures that are in place and also assist in developing...
Liquor Sting Operation Results for Friday, December 22nd

Liquor Sting Operation Results for Friday, December 22nd

On Friday, December 22nd, the Lee’s Summit Police Department conducted a liquor control “sting” operation within the city. The operation targeted retail establishments responsible for following municipal and state law regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.  A total of 27 retail locations were checked, with two clerks being cited for an illegal sale. During the operation an underage decoy will enter the business and attempt to purchase...
12