SPRINGFIELD – The state conducted liquor compliance checks around the state last month, including Antioch, visiting 342 businesses licensed to sell liquor.
The Liquor Control Commission cited 47 for violations of liquor control laws. Eighty-six percent of the licensees visited complied with Illinois liquor laws and refused to serve underage customers.
On July 24, the commission and state police conducted underage alcohol compliance checks in Antioch. Of the 16 licensees checked, four sold alcohol to underage participants, according to a state news release. Those businesses were:
• Antioch BP, 602 W. Route 173
• Bernie’s Quik Shop, 830 Main St.
• Limerick Lounge, 912 Toft Ave.
• Port of Blarney 27843 W. Grass Lake Road
The teams randomly visit liquor stores, restaurants and bars in communities around the state to check for ongoing compliance with state laws mandating that no liquor is sold to minors under 21.