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Criminal Law Keyed to Weaver
South Dakota v. Hy Vee Food Stores, Inc.
Citation:533 N.W.2d 147 (s.D. 1995)
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An underage college student, at the instructions of police went into Petitioner’s and tried to purchase a bottle of alcohol. The clerk was too young to sell the bottle so she got an older employee who rang the college student out. Neither of the employees asked for the students identification to prove that they were old enough to purchase alcohol. Petitioner contends that it is not their policy to sell alcohol to underage individuals and that it further continuously warns its employees about getting identification of those purchasing alcohol and to not sell to minors.
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