State police conduct an underage drinking initiative in Jefferson County

WATERTOWN, NY — On July 22, 2021, the New York State Police conducted an Underage Drinking Initiative in the Jefferson County towns of Champion, and Wilna and the villages of Carthage and West Carthage.

As a result of the initiative, the following locations were checked:

  • Carthage Market– 120 Riverside Dr, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Kinney Drugs – 401 State St, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Dollar General – 700 West End Ave, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Circle K – 90 Bridge St, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Price Chopper – 60 High St, West Carthage, NY 13619

  • Stewart’s – 9 N Broad St, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Twin Village’s Liquor Store– 93 Bridge St, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Family Dollar – 21 N Broad St, West Carthage, NY 13619

  • Walgreens – 1 N Broad St, Carthage, NY 13619

  • Stewart’s – 32720 Rt 3, Great Bend, NY 13643

The following location was found NOT to be in compliance with the laws dealing with the sale of alcohol to persons under the age of 21:

  • Johnson Market– 16 Bridge St #2, Carthage, NY 13619

As a result of the initiative, Atticus L. Kioko, age 19 from Carthage, NY  was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 1st degree (PL 160.20) and Prohibitive sale of alcohol to a person under twenty-one years old (ABC 65-1).