By Major T J WOOD
On Friday, January 03, 2020, Sheriff Lockhart directed deputies to continue the investigation of businesses selling alcohol to minors.
At approximately 1:00 PM phase two of “Operations New Years Resolution” was initiated.
Sheriff’s office employees again conducted compliance checks of 16 different stores in Chambers County resulting in the arrest of one clerk. Jennifer Whitlow 42, of Lafayette was arrested for selling alcohol to a minor at the Marathon located at 301 9th Ave S.W. Lafayette.
Sheriff Lockhart warns owners of stores selling alcohol these type compliance details will continue. Sheriff Lockhart would also like to thank Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s SBI unit for assisting with this detail