Two store clerks arrested in Harlingen undercover alcohol sting
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:28:34 GMT —
A weekend sting operation ended with two convenience store clerks being arrested for selling alcohol to minors.
Harlingen police arrested 30-year-old Shaun Anthony Hoffpauir and 20-year-old Rebecca Renee Villafranca.
Investigators told Action 4 News that both of them are accused of selling tall boy beer cans to minors.
Police sent in undercover minors buy the beer on Saturday morning.
Hoffpauir allegedly sold a 24-ounce beer can to a minor at the Stripes convenience store near 7th and Commerce Streets.
Villafranca allegedly sold a 24-ounce beer can to a minor at a Stripes off Morgan Boulevard.
Both of them appeared before a Harlingen municipal judge where Hoffpauir was issued a $5,000 dollar bond.
Villafranca was issued a $1,700 dollar bond.