From: Hannibal Police Department

Date: November 10, 2011

Phone: 573-221-0987

Fax: 573-221-3966

Contact: Lt. John Zerbonia

Officers of the Hannibal Police Department (HPD) conducted fifteen (15) on site alcohol sale compliance checks at local businesses Wednesday (November 9) evening in a continued effort to reduce the availability of alcoholic beverages to minors. Of the fifteen (15) businesses checked for compliance, eleven (11) were found to be in compliance. Thus far in 2011 the Hannibal Police Department has conducted a combined total of Fifty Eight (58) compliance checks at various businesses in Hannibal and found only fourteen (14) that were non-compliant which represents a 76% compliance rate.

The businesses found in compliance on Wednesday were as follows:

Pick A Dilly 1910 Market
Abel’s 1201 Broadway
Abel’s 804 Mark Twain Ave
Ayerco 1208 Mark Twain Ave
Walgreens 455 S. Hwy 61
County Market 202 Steamboat Bend
Wal-Mart 3650 Stardust
Kroger 200 Huck Finn
Pick A Dilly 3906 McMasters
Cassano’s 2860 James Rd
Gran Rio 206 Steamboat Bend


Those businesses cited for non-compliance were:

Thoro Mart 2000 Hwy 61         
Ayerco 4121 Market
Save A Lot 1222 Broadway
Steak House 200 Huck Finn


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