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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 54 establishments tested, six sold alcohol to someone under the age of 21.
The establishments and clerks in violation are:
34344 Route 45, Third Lake
Carl J. Elitz, 27
18540 Grand Avenue, Unincorporated Gurnee
Monohar T. Grandham, 60
38947 N Green Bay Road, Beach Park
Justin Defnil, 52
39039 N Lewis Avenue, Beach Park
Abbas Adeel, 51
39119 N Lewis Avenue, Beach Park
Michael E. Andersen, 59
20502 Milwaukee Avenue, Unincorporated Deerfield
Janusz S. Stopa, 61
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 (Wadsworth and Lake County Liquor Commissions).
All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.