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Liquor stores selling alcohol to minors leads to 8 arrests in Columbus

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Columbus Police Department's Special Operations Vice Unit conducted an ongoing investigation into furnishing alcohol to minors.

The investigation has been taking place at various liquor and convenience stores throughout Columbus.

So far, 27 percent of the attempted buys by a minor led to a successful purchase of alcohol.

Eight people have been arrested since the investigation began.

The Special Operations Vice Unit plans to continue the investigation throughout the year.

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