On Thursday, April 17, 2014, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives conducted alcohol compliance checks at 29 locations throughout the parish. Detectives conducted a controlled operation that sent minors into retail stores to attempt to purchase alcohol. The operation was part of Sheriff Mike Tregre’s continuing effort to deter the sale of alcohol to minors.

The operation resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals for violating Louisiana Revised Statute 14:93.11, sale of alcohol to a person under 21 years old. In addition, the retail locations were cited by the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control for sale of alcohol to a person under 21 years old and will face possible fines and/or suspension of their liquor licenses.

The offenders are:

Sufyan Nassar, 41

Birdies #4, 483 Belle Terre Boulevard, LaPlace

Lea Ann Joseph, 35

Pit Stop Petroleum, 2701 West Airline Highway, LaPlace

Phue Hoang Nguyen, 25

Mom’s Grocery, 1170 Highway LA 44, Reserve

Amr A. Ayyard, 21

Fast Stop, 2972 Highway LA 44, Garyville

Sherikia Johnson, 36

Moni Carlos, 5353 West Airline Highway, Garyville

Mozeb Khalad Mohamid, 40

Saints Express, 3357 West Airline Highway, Reserve

Mary Tuesno, 46

Cheap Smokes, 1600 West Airline Highway, LaPlace

Suzanna Marie Kliebert, 57

Millet Quick Stop, 1525 West Airline Highway, LaPlace

Charlene Brown, 54

LaPlace Travel Center, 4325 Highway US 51, LaPlace

Bradley A. Scott, 20

Pilot Travel Center, 4301 Highway US 51, LaPlace

Louis So, 50

Min Hui Mart, 601 Main Street, LaPlace

Shinita Cook, 27

Shell Big River, 1173 East Airline Highway, LaPlace