A San Luis Obispo man is under arrest for allegedly providing alcohol to a minor decoy.
According to the SLOPD, the department receives grant money from the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control. The funding covers costs for their participation in a statewide effort to combat underage drinking.
SLOPD uses a minor decoy to ask others to purchase alcohol for him or her. According to the state an average of nine out ten who are solicited refuse to buy alcohol for the minor decoy. Those who do buy the alcohol can face arrest and fines of up to $1,000.
The operation in SLO included the solicitation of 30 individuals who were approached by the minor decoy. Out of the 30 solicited, only one provided alcohol to the decoy.
The lone arrest was of Christopher Supor, 19, of San Luis Obispo for providing alcohol to a minor as well as being a minor in possession of alcohol. That investigation revealed Supor was under the age of 21 and was already in possession of alcohol when he was solicited by the decoy. Police do not know how Supor came to possess the alcohol.
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