REDDING, Calif. - Redding Police Department officers conducted a minor decoy operation Thursday night in Redding.
15 businesses were contacted by a minor trying to buy alcohol. 21-year-old Matthew Lemire-Caudle of Redding sold beer to the minor while working at the AM PM located at 2402 Cascade Boulevard, Redding. Lemire-Caudle was cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor.
The operation is funded by a grant from ABC and is designed to encourage safe and appropriate sales of alcoholic beverages.
Businesses are urged to check the identification of anyone attempting to purchase alcoholic beverages.