North Platte Post

Alcohol inspections held in Kearney, Buffalo Counties

Published 2019-10-09T11:41:20.021Z

On Friday, October 4, Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted alcohol inspections in Kearney and Buffalo Counties.


In total, 62 businesses were inspected. Two of those businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a compliance rate of 97 percent.


In Buffalo County, 47 businesses were inspected with one selling alcohol to a minor. In Kearney County, 15 businesses were inspected with one selling alcohol to a minor.


The businesses that sold alcohol to a minor were:


Hy-Vee Store #1323 – Kearney (checked ID, sold to minor)


Main Street Liquor – Minden (checked ID, sold to minor)


Businesses that fail the inspections are referred to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. Clerks who sell alcohol to a minor are cited for procuring alcohol for a minor.


This operation was made possible thanks in part to a grant for $2,124 from the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office.