A sting operation Friday resulted in five employees at establishments being charged with selling alcohol to people under 21.
State police said they used an underage drinking detail, in conjunction with the State Liquor Authority, at a dozen locations in Cheektowaga.
Arrested and released to appear in Cheektowaga Town Court at a later date were: Darlene Lyman, 34, of Depew, an employee of the Bellevue Hotel, 544 Como Park Blvd.; Michelle Dombrowski, 24, of Cheektowaga, an employee of 7-Eleven, 2970 Union Road; Cheryl Stephens, 45, of Cheektowaga, an employee of Oasis Convenience Store, 2551 Harlem Road; William Arnold, 52, of Cheektowaga, an employee of Town Park Liquor, 2551 Harlem Road; and Jamey Bierzynski, 54, of Cheektowaga, an employee of Rafferty’s Irish Pub, 2794 Harlem Road.
Seven other convenience stores or bars were checked and employees at those locations complied with the law, troopers said.