The Trenton Police Department and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, Nov. 16.

A press release stated the underage person was not able to complete any purchases.

The Task Force provides the underage person, funds to purchase, and pays for all police officer overtime to work the investigations. The underage person attempted to buy alcoholic beverages from 12 retail establishments and bars in Trenton.

The police department and the task force have conducted compliance checks for the last several years in order to eliminate mistakes by employees and identify anyone selling alcoholic beverages to minors. Authorities will continue to follow up with additional training opportunities for the businesses and employees on legal requirements and compliance.