Five Smyrna businesses were caught selling booze to minors in an underage alcohol sting operation.
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5 Cobb businesses sold booze to kids during last-day-of-school sting

Smyrna police ran an underage drinking sting this week and found five businesses that sold alcohol to a minor.

Police announced Friday that they checked 16 stores on Wednesday, the last day of classes for Cobb County School District students.

Employees who sold the booze were arrested on a misdemeanor charge of selling alcohol to a minor, police said.

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The following businesses sold booze to a juvenile:

• Chevron, 2875 South Cobb Drive

• J.R. Crickets, 4479 South Cobb Drive

•  Wade's Fine Eatery And Good Time Emporium, 1061 Concord Road

• Smyrna World of Beverages, 4474 South Cobb Drive

• Doc’s Food & Spirits, 2621 Cumberland Boulevard

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The following businesses received a letter from the police chief commending them for not selling booze to a child:

• Atkins Park Tavern, 2840 Atlanta Road

• Nam Dae Mun Food Market, 2148 South Cobb Drive

• The Original Hot Dog Factory, 1529 Spring Road

• The Stout Brothers, 1265 West Spring St.

• Texaco, 2691 South Cobb Drive

• BP, 3002 Atlanta Road

• Publix, 4480 South Cobb Drive

• QuikTrip, 2180 Windy Hill Road

• Coastal Food Market, 2539 Old Concord Road

• Food Depot, 3205 South Cobb Drive

• Walgreens, 2390 South Cobb Drive

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