Three arrested in Willows underage alcohol sales sting

Businesses where employees sold to minors now under review.

Posted: Jan. 23, 2018 1:53 PM
Updated: Jan. 23, 2018 2:01 PM

Three store clerks were cited for allegedly selling alcohol to minors during an undercover decoy operation in Glenn County.
The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office and the Inter-Agency Narcotics Task Force worked with Agents from Alcohol Beverage Control to conduct the operation Friday night, January 19th.
They visited 8 local establishments, with the minor buying alcoholic beverages from Arco/AMPM on West Wood Street in Willows, the Chevron Station at County Road 99 W in Willows and Bubba’s Place on West Walnut Street, Willows.
The following people were issued misdemeanor citations for selling alcoholic beverages to a minor:
- 26 year old William Rippeanderson, employee of Arco/AMPM
- 23 year old Chance Haddenmartinez, employee of Chevron/Willows Travel Plaza
- 21 year old Caleb Coats, employee of Bubba’s Place
   The businesses will face administrative reviews through ABC and could also face a fine and suspension of their alcohol licenses.

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