Westchester store clerk charged with selling tobacco and e-nicotine to underage
A Westchester resident was among three store workers who were charged with selling tobacco and another with selling e-liquid nicotine to people under the age of 21 at a Long Island retail, announced. the police.
In response to numerous complaints from the community, Suffolk County PD First Precinct agents conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine and cigarettes to minors in which three companies were verified for their legal compliance between 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1.
The following workers have been charged.
- Mohamed Anaam, 30, resident of Westchester, Mount Vernon, employee of 168 Deli, located at 168B Montauk Highway, Lindenhurst, for the sale of tobacco products to a person under the age of 21.
- Dharmedra Gadhavi, 36, of Amityville, an employee of Babylon Dairy Barn, located at 358 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, for the sale of liquid nicotine to a person under the age of 21.
- Bezat Kilic, 47, of Massapequa, an employee of BP Gas, located at 156 Main St., Babylon, for the sale of tobacco products to a person under the age of 21.
All three are due to appear in Central Islip Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, October 20.
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