Police ticket 26 in campus bar checks
PESOTUM — Area police handed out 26 citations in a check of campus bars Saturday.
A release from the Illinois State Police said the Operation Campus Tap detail resulted in 24 citations being issued for minors in possession of alcohol and one each for sale or delivery to a minor and unlawful use of identification.
The citations were handed out at:
— Red Lion, 211 E. Green St., C, 10 citations.
— The Clybourne, 706 S. Sixth St., C, two citations.
— Kam's, 618 E. Daniel St., C, one citation.
— It's Brothers, 613 E. Green St., C, two citations.
— White Horse, 510 E. John St., C, four citations.
— Joe's Brewery, 706 S. Fifth St., C, seven citations.
Police remind that the Illinois secretary of state may suspend or revoke the driver's license of persons found in possession of illegal identification. Suspensions may be for up to a year or longer. Minors convicted of purchase, possession or consumption of alcohol face a one-year suspension of their driver's license.
Funding for Operation Campus Tap is provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.