From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:                September 27, 2011 

Phone:              573-221-0987   

Fax:                  573-221-3966

Contact:           Lt. John Zerbonia

Officers of the Hannibal Police Department (HPD) conducted nine (9) on site alcohol sale compliance checks at local Restaurants and convenience stores Friday (September 23rd) evening in a continued effort to reduce the availability of alcoholic beverages to minors.  Of the nine (9) businesses checked for compliance, all were found to be in compliance.  Thus far in 2011 the Hannibal Police Department has conducted a combined total of Thirty four (34) compliance checks at various businesses in Hannibal and found only ten (10) that were non-compliant which represents a 71% compliance rate. The businesses found in compliance on Friday were as follows:

  • Pick A Dilly                 3531 Market St
  • Ayerco                        4121 Market St.
  • Walgreens                  455 S Highway 61
  • Maya Restaurant        374 Huck Finn Shopping Center
  • Wal-Mart                     3650 Stardust
  • Abel’s                          2859 James Rd
  • BP                               624 Mark Twain Ave
  • Abel’s                          804 Mark Twain Ave
  • Thoromart                   2000 Highway 61


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