Huntley store caught selling alcohol to underage kid

Published: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 4:16 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 11:43 p.m. CDT

HUNTLEY – A Huntley liquor store could be fined up to $1,000 for selling alcohol to an underage person during a recent compliance check by Huntley police.

Huntley Food and Liquor, 10729 Dundee Road, sold alcohol Tuesday to an 18-year-old special agent who displayed a valid state ID before the purchase, Deputy Chief Michael Klunk said.

The store was the only one of Huntley’s 21 liquor license holders caught selling alcohol to the underage agent, Klunk said. The retailers were notified in October that a compliance check would be conducted within 60 days.

Huntley Food and Liquor could be fined between $25 to $1,000 for the violation, Klunk said. The fine will be determined during a McHenry County court hearing on Jan. 27.

The Huntley Liquor Commission also could decide to revoke the store’s liquor license, Klunk said.

Stephen Di Benedetto

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