Minor Decoy Operation

Press Release


Date: 01-19-2018

Public Information Officer Contact:(530) 934-6431

Minor Decoy Operation

The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office, The Glenn Inter-Agency Narcotics Task Force (GLINTF) and Agents from Alcohol Beverage Control conducted a minor decoy operation on Friday night.  After sending an underage decoy into 8 establishments in the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction, the minor was able to purchase alcoholic beverages from three of the eight establishments.

The underage decoy purchased alcoholic beverages from Arco/AMPM, located at 1399 West Wood Street, Willows, Chevron/Willows Travel Plaza, located at 1481 C/R 99W, Willows and Bubba’s Place located at 222 West Walnut Street, Willows.

The following people were issued misdemeanor citations for selling alcoholic beverages to a minor:

-William Rippeanderson 26 year old, Willows resident, employee of Arco/AMPM

-Chance Haddenmartinez 23 year old, Willows resident, employee of Chevron/Willows Travel Plaza

-Caleb Coats 21 year old, Willows resident, employee of Bubba’s Place

The establishments of the employees will face administrative reviews through ABC and could also face a fine and suspension of their alcohol licenses.

The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office will conduct further operations in the future to prevent alcoholic beverages from coming into the hands of the Glenn County youth.

For more information, contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office at 934-6441, visit our website: www.countyofglenn.net and select Sheriff, or access us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenncountysheriff