Clerks Arrested for Selling Alcohol to Minors, Police Say

"Project 21" initiative conducted on Thursday.

Six people, including some who live and work in the Five Towns, were arrested on Thursday for allegedly selling alcohol to a minor, police said.

The arrests were made by the Fourth Precinct along with the Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs as part of a “Project 21” initiative. An underage agent aided officers. The following individuals were arrested and charged with prohibited sale of an alcoholic beverage and unlawful dealing with a child and were released on appearance tickets:

  • Casimiro A. Marte, 60, of Elmhurst, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Burnside Meat Market, located at 271 Burnside Ave. in North Lawrence.
  • Ahammed Shohel, 36, of Inwood, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Corner Market, located at 15 Bayview Ave. in Inwood.
  • Julio Marte, 52, of Elmont, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Julio Deli and Grocery, located at 464 Sheridan Blvd. in Inwood.
  • Tsz Ki Man, 32, of Little Neck, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Peach Candy Wine, located at 228 Merrick Rd. in Oceanside.
  • Aman S. Virani, 51, of Cedarhurst, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Aayush Convenience Store Inc. Station Express, located at 3149 Lawson Blvd. in Oceanside.
  • Jesly Anthonypillai, 50, of Woodhaven, allegedly sold alcohol to a minor from Oceanside Wine and Liquor, located at 3141 Lawson Blvd. in Oceanside.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »