SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – Sixteen people were cited at 12 businesses, including 12 for alcohol sale to minors and four for allowing minors into alcohol establishments as part of a sweep on St. Patrick's Day.
Fifty-six businesses were checked for compliance with alcohol beverage control laws.
The businesses are on River Street, in the City Market area and on Broughton Street.
These people were charged with alcohol sale to underage patrons: Robert Drew Alderman, Charthouse; Victoria Frances Deluna, Shirts & Stuff; Melanie LeBrew, One Eyed Lizzy; Vickie Marie Owens, Dockside Restaurant; Jamal Rashad Steele, Vic's On The River; Wilhelmina S. Oglestree, River Street Inn; Aaron Traywick, The Shrimp Factory; Timothy Cornish, Fiddlers Crabhouse; Alicia Richards, Café Bayou; Talia Lisette Miles, Live Wire; Christina Haskett, Chuck's Bar Kimberly Amanda Peterson, Malone's; Daniel Stewart Robertson, owner of Live Wire.
Robertson was charged with allowing a person under 21 to enter an alcohol establishment when officers saw him check an ID and allow the holder in even though he was underage.
These people were also charged with allowing someone under 21 into an alcohol establishment: Shawnketer T. Baker, Malone's on the River; Horace Jackson, Malone's on the River; Anthony J. Spetalieri, Chuck's Bar.
A panel of city of Savannah revenue officials and police will conduct an informal evaluation of the license status of those businesses to determine if any action should be taken, according to the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept.
SCMPD said these businesses were not in compliance:
Live Wire at 307 W. River St.
Chuck's Bar, 301 W. River St.
Shirts & Stuff, 221 W. River St.
Dockside Restaurant ,201 W. River St.
Chart House Restaurant, 202 W. Bay St.
Fiddler's Crabhouse, 131 W. River St.
Vic's On the River, 26 E. Bay St.
River Street Inn, 115 E. River St.
Bayou Café, 14 N. Abercorn St.
The Shrimp Factory, 313 E. River St.
One Eyed Lizzy, 417 E. River St.
Malone's on the River, 317 W. River St.