Bar checks bring 33 tickets

Bar checks bring 33 tickets

PESOTUM — Illinois State Police and Champaign police conducted an Operation Campus/ Tap detail during the late evening hours of Saturday and the early morning hours of Sunday.

The purpose of the program is to reduce and deter underage drinking in Illinois among college and high school age youth.

The latest detail resulted in 30 citations for possession or purchase of alcohol by a minor, one for public urination and two for sale or delivery of alcohol to a minor.

The following Champaign bars were checked:

— Red Lion, 211 E. Green St.; four citations.

— Kam's, 618 E. Daniel St.; four citations.

— Clybourne, 706 S. Sixth St.; five citations.

— Fire Station Pizza, 510 E. John St.; seven citations.

— Fire Haus, 708 S. Sixth St.; two citations.

— It's Brother's, 613 E. Green St., seven citations.

— Murphy's Pub, 608 E. Green St.; four citations.

— Bradley's, 1906 W. Bradley Ave.; no citations.

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getoverhere wrote on February 23, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Quit wasting my tax money, CPD, you know this is the smallest of problems in this town. We are not interested in seeing drug and alcohol busts to inflate annual crime statistics and to compensate for the criminals you aren't catching.

Sid Saltfork wrote on February 23, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Which of the bars got busted for public urination?  There were 33 citations total to the bars.  The numbers added up; but which bar performed public urination?  Was it a patron, or a bartender?  All of them were in campus town.  Maybe, that explains it.  Glad it was not one of the downtown bars.

jdmac44 wrote on February 24, 2012 at 8:02 am

Old enough to be drafted and die in combat, but not old enough to drink.  God bless the USA.