REDDING, Calif. - Three men were caught buying alcohol to minors after Redding authorities conducted a “Shoulder Tap Operation” at 13 local businesses on Thursday, said the Redding Police Department.
According to the Redding Police Department, the operation began at 5 p.m. and lasted until 9 p.m.
During the operation, a man named Tre Andrew Smith who worked for “Sure Stop Gas and Food,” was cited for sales or furnishing of alcohol to a minor.
Two other men were contacted by police after they also agreed to purchase alcohol for the minor.
Brian Wather Bower, 49, of Redding was cited for furnishing alcohol for a minor.
Kyle James York, 36, of Redding was taken into custody and booked into the Shasta County Jail on warrants, violation of probation and furnishing alcohol to a minor.
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