On January 25, 2014 the Montgomery County Precinct 3 Constables Office ran an undercover operation to crackdown on establishments selling alcoholic beverages to minors. This was the latest in a series of such operations that Constable Ryan Gable has instituted since taking office in 2012. During the operation 3 area businesses were found to be in violation, at the following locations store clerks sold alcohol to minors.
Exxon at 515 FM 1488
MVP Liquor at 6606 FM 1488
Exxon at 806 Honea Egypt
Both the Exxon on FM 1488 and MVP Liquor are repeat offenders that Gables Office had caught recently.
KENNETH EVANS, 63, of 16345 Lone Star Ranch Road in Conroe was arrested and charged for a second time for selling alcohol to a minor. His bond was set at $5000. His last arrest on July 6, 2013 cost him a fine of $800, court costs of $237. He was also given one year probation which if he completed his record would be cleared. He was also ordered to do twenty hours of community service and take a TABC Alcohol class.
Bryan Patrick Bass, 19, of 541 FM 1488 #1312 in Conroe was also charged with sale to minors. His bond was set at $750.
Blake Andrew Nicholas, 27, of 6819 Woodland Oak in Magnolia was also charged with sale to minors.
“We are not going to let up on stores who readily make alcohol available to our youth. We have been met with an incredible level of support from citizens of my precinct in regards to these efforts,” said Precinct 3 Constable Ryan Gable.