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ABC fines clubs for selling to minors, pot on patio

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Pot on the patio led to a Pocahontas private club being placed on probation.

During a recent meeting in Little Rock, the Department of Finance Administration’s Alcoholic Beverage Control board found American Legion Home, 61 Bellview Rd., in violation of its private club permit.

According to the ABC, the club “allowed marijuana to be smoked on the patio area.”

The board fined the club $500 and placed it on 90 days probation.

Other Region 8 businesses found in violation of their permits included 310 South Bar and Grill, 310 S. Pruett in Paragould, which was fined $1,000 and placed on 90 days probation for serving alcoholic beverages to an intoxicated person and for selling alcohol after business hours.

TaMolly’s Mexican Restaurant, 2506 East Highland in Jonesboro, was fined $1,000 and placed on probation for one year for furnishing alcoholic beverages to two minors.

Flash Market #177, 1305 E. Main St. in Blytheville, received a $300 fine and 90 days probation for selling alcohol to a minor.

For allowing gambling on the premises and letting customers use credit cards to buy alcohol, Frankie’s Café, 104 Beech St. in Newport, was fined $600 and 90 days probation.

Pocahontas Moose Lodge No. 2405, 4727 Hwy. 90 in Pocahontas, was fined $500 and placed on 90 days probation for allowing gambling and for giving away alcohol.

Karrie E’s Bar, 205 Beech St. in Newport, is accused of allowing gambling on football. Its penalty: $300 fine and 60 days probation.

Payless Beer, Wine & Spirits, 406-B Sidelines Blvd. in Trumann, received a $350 fine and 90 days probation for selling alcoholic beverages to a minor.

For furnishing alcohol to two minors, the Fraternal Order of Eagles #3354, 1708 S. Caraway in Jonesboro, was fined $700 and was placed on 6 months probation.

Godsey’s Grill, 227 S. Main, and Bennigan’s, 235 S. Main, both in Jonesboro, received the same penalty for selling alcohol to minors.

Newport Mart, 1020 Hwy. 367 North in Newport, received a $500 fine and 90 days probation for selling alcohol to a minor.

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