Four fail Reno wine walk alcohol sting, police say

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RENO, NV (KOLO) -- Three businesses and one non-profit served alcohol to underage volunteers in a compliance check Saturday in downtown Reno at a wine walk, authorities reported. Fifteen passed.

The Regional Street Enforcement Team, comprised of several local law enforcement agencies, used four volunteers age 18 to 20 to check 19 businesses. The volunteers provided their actual identification if asked, authorities said.

The team said volunteers were served alcohol by Antonio’s Mexican Grill at 95 N. Sierra St., Noble Pie Parlor at 239 W. 2nd St., Project Help Nevada at 11 N. Sierra St. and The Stick at 95 N. Sierra St.

A Project Help Nevada spokesperson had no comment.

These businesses passed, the team said:

  • Sierra Tap House – 253 W. 1st St.

  • The Rack - 111 N. Virginia St.

  • 5 Star Saloon - 1321 West St.

  • Champions of Honor’s Academy of Literature – 195 N. Arlington Ave.

  • Crafted Palette – 130 West St.

  • FacesNV – 239 W. 2nd St.

  • Home Means Nevada Co. – 135 N. Sierra St.

  • Labels Consignment Boutique – 601W. 1St St.

  • MYNT Cannabis Dispensary – 132 E. 2nd St.

  • Ole Bridge Pub – 30 N. Sierra St.

  • Pignic Pub and Patio – 233 Flint St.

  • Pizza Reno – 26 W. 2nd St.

  • The Library – 134 W. 2nd St.

  • The Union - 10 E. 9th St.

  • Urban Market – 303 W. 3rd St.

The Regional Street Enforcement Team is comprised of detectives from the Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department and the University of Nevada Police Department. The operation was conducted in partnership with Join Together Northern Nevada (JTNN), a non-profit community organization.

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