The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducts alcohol compliance checks at Lake County liquor selling establishments. The compliance checks are designed to ensure businesses vending alcohol are not selling to anyone under the age of 21.
Of the 55 establishments tested, six of them sold alcohol to someone under the age of 21.
The establishments and clerks in violation are:
20502 North Milwaukee Avenue
Rajul V. Agnihotri, 63
4090 Route 83
Doreen V. Perez, 58
21190 Commercial Drive
Ashok Patel, 65
41452 Green Bay Road
Jeffrey R. Crossman, 42
39119 North Lewis Avenue
Devasasan Yesudas, 48 (also charged with obstructing identification)
Hoeksema’s Mini Mart
38975 North Lewis Avenue
Mohammad A. Assad, 57
The clerks in violation were ticketed for selling liquor to a minor. They are required to appear in Waukegan court. Notice of the violations were sent to their respective liquor commission jurisdictions (Long Grove, Beach Park, Wadsworth, and Lake County Liquor Commission).
All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.