22 of 150 Lake County businesses fail liquor compliance checks

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 11/15/2022 2:00 PM

Twenty-two of 150 Lake County businesses failed liquor compliance checks conducted this fall as part of an initiative by the Lake County Underage Drinking and Drug Prevention Task Force, officials say.

During the checks, law enforcement agencies worked with local groups and young adults to see if they could purchase alcohol with identification that showed they were under 21. Officials say the checks are part of a countywide effort to promote positive practices by stores and restaurants that sell alcohol.

 

"Our desire is to see 100% compliance, but it is refreshing to see the majority of businesses realize the seriousness of this issue and did not sell alcohol to the underage participants," said Steve Husak, chairman of the task force and Lake Zurich's police chief.

The checks included 10 in Deerfield, with no violations; 11 in Kildeer, with one violation; 14 in Gurnee, with four violations; 54 in unincorporated Lake County, with six violations; 18 in Lake Zurich, with two violations; 18 in Lincolnshire, with four violations; 23 in Mundelein, with three violations; and two in Riverwoods, with two violations.

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