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      Beer seized after bar sold alcohol without permit

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      A local Brownsville bar was shut down for allegedly selling alcohol without a permit.

      The bar, once called Xolchi TMs on Boca Chica Boulevard, sold a bottle of Miller Lite to an undercover Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agent.

      On Friday, the investigation ensued to determine if they were selling alcohol without a license.

      The bar did not have a permit or license to sell alcoholic beverages.

      At around 9:15 p.m. two agents entered Xolchi TMs and bought a beer for $1.75 from bartender Casimiro Hernandez.

      Agents seized 140 bottles of Michelob Ultra, Bud Light, Budweiser, and Miller Lite.

      Hernandez was arrested for selling alcoholic beverages without a license, and was booked at Cameron County Jail.

      According to the Alcoholic Beverage Code, Hernandez will face up to a $1000 fine and/or one year in jail.

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