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Convenience store clerk arrested

An Albany store clerk is charged tonight after police said he sold alcohol to minors. (Source: WALB) An Albany store clerk is charged tonight after police said he sold alcohol to minors. (Source: WALB)
29-year-old Hiteshkumar Patel was arrested in the raid. (Source: WALB) 29-year-old Hiteshkumar Patel was arrested in the raid. (Source: WALB)
Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit Commander Major Prurince Dice (Source: WALB) Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit Commander Major Prurince Dice (Source: WALB)
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

An Albany store clerk is charged tonight after police said he sold alcohol to minors.

Police raided Liberty Food Store on West Oglethorpe tonight around 5:30.The store is only a couple blocks away from the police department.

29-year-old Hiteshkumar Patel was arrested in the raid.

Officers with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit executed the search.

Police had this to say to other stores tonight.

"Make sure you're compliant with the local ordinances. And make sure you're doing what's right because you never know when law enforcement is watching you. And you never know when you're a target on the radar," said Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit Commander Major Prurince Dice.

Officials said Patel will be charged with furnishing alcohol to minors.

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