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Thirteen Batavia businesses fail liquor compliance check

Published: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 12:42 p.m. CDT

BATAVIA – Thirteen businesses in Batavia were cited in a recent enforcement campaign carried out by the Batavia Police Department's Investigations Division, according to a news release issued by the police department.

The news release indicated that 38 percent of the businesses checked – 13 out of 34 – failed the check. The businesses included package liquors, as well as restaurants and taverns.

The following businesses failed the checks:

• Smash Burger, 842 N. Randall Road. • Chili’s Grill and Bar, 491 N. Randall Road. • El Casanova, 1890 Mill St. • Pepe’s, 4 S. Van Buren St. • Aliano’s, 90 N. Island Ave. • East China Inn, 140 W. Wilson St. • East China Inn, 9 S. Randall Road • Gammon Coach House, 3 S. Batavia Ave. • Open Range American Grill, 35 N. Water St. • Pal Joey’s Pizza, 31 N. River St. • Berkley’s Finer Foods, 28 S. Van Buren St. • Windmill City Liquors, 101 S. Batavia Ave. • Aldi’s Foods, 451 N. Randall Road.

All servers, bartenders and clerks who served the minors while supervised by police officers were issued, according to the release. Notice to appear citations and will appear in Kane County Branch Court. Mayor Jeff Schielke, as liquor commissioner, will be reviewing all violations for possible administrative sanctions as well.

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