Three arrested for selling liquor to minors

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter

Illinois State Police Zone 4 Peoria Agents arrested Tracy Bourassa, 43, of East Peoria, for unlawful sale of alcohol to a minor Monday at Mobil Super Pantry in Washington.

According to police reports, the officers conducted Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveys at various establishments Monday in Tazewell County.

The other two businesses which had employees who reportedly sold alcohol to minors were New Twist and Krogers, both in East Peoria. James E. Thomason, 42, of Peoria and Kristin Davis, 25, of Creve Coeur were also arrested.

The purpose of ACE surveys is to determine which businesses may be selling alcohol to minors.

Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveys are funded through a grant from the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and are part of the “You Drink and Drive, You Lose” campaign.

The grant is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.

The defendants were given a notice to appear in Tazewell County court.