Even though it was a holiday weekend, New York State Troopers were busy conducting an underage drinking sting in a Western New York County. The operation resulted in one store employee being arrested. On Saturday, May 28, 2022, Troopers executed an 'Underage Drinking Enforcement Initiative' in Cattaraugus County. Troopers tried to buy alcohol at 15 establishments, with one employee violating New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, Section 65- Prohibited sale to a person under the age of 21.

Ilana P. Phiansouri, 19, of Franklinville, was arrested in the sting. She is an employee of Valero on North Main Street in Franklinville. She will appear in Franklinville Town Court to face the charge against her in June.

The other 14 establishments were in compliance:

- Dollar General, State Route 16, Delevan, NY

- Crosby’s, Main Street, Delevan, NY

- Dollar General, State Route 16, Chaffee, NY

- 7-Eleven, State Route 16, Yorkshire, NY

- Walgreen’s, State Route 39, Yorkshire, NY

- Rite-Aid Pharmacy, State Route 16, Yorkshire, NY

- Dollar General, South Main Street, Franklinville, NY

- Dollar General, State Route 16, Hinsdale, NY

- Crosby’s, State Route 16, Hinsdale, NY

- 7-Eleven, North Union Street, Olean, NY

- Dollar General, North Union Street, Olean, NY

- CVS Pharmacy, 415 North Union Street, Olean, NY

- Rite-Aid Pharmacy, North Union Street, Olean, NY

- Country Fair, East State Street, Olean, NY

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