A shout out to local stores for not selling alcohol to minors

A job well done by our MVPD, as well as the nine liquor stores for following the rules.... Read below for more info...

Press Release:

Type of Incident:

Minor Decoy Operation

Date Written:

July 10, 2018

Time Written:


Date of Incident:

July 9, 2018

Time of Incident:

Various Hours

Location of Incident:

Various Locations Within Moreno Valley, CA

Reporting Officer:

Sergeant Steve Favero

File Number:


On Monday, July 9, 2018, members of the Moreno Valley Police Department Problem Oriented Policing Team (POP) in collaboration with California Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) conducted an undercover Minor Decoy operation. During the Minor Decoy program, nine off-sale liquor stores were selected. None of the stores sold alcohol to an underage decoy and all stores were found in compliance.

This project is part of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Minor Decoy/Shoulder Tap Project, funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The Moreno Valley Police Department will be vigilant in arresting violators of the law. The Moreno Valley Department would like to remind all citizens to be aware of their surroundings always and report any suspicious activity, including any vehicles or persons by calling 911 for emergencies, or calling our dispatch center non-emergency line at (951) 247-8700. Persons who wish to report criminal activity and wish to remain anonymous can call crime stoppers at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or 800-47-DRUGS (800-473-7847).

Debra CraigComment