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Harford liquor board fines four businesses for underage alcohol sales

Harford liquor board fines four businesses for underage alcohol sales

A combined $5,750 in fines were levied last week by the Harford County Liquor Control Board against four local businesses that failed compliance tests by selling alcohol to an underage Maryland State Police employee.

The five-person board unanimously approved the fines after show cause hearings were held for each violator during the board’s regular meeting last Wednesday afternoon at the its headquarters in downtown Bel Air.

The four businesses included Acappella Italian Restaurant in Fallston and Herb’s Wine & Spirits, Pat’s Pizzeria and Venetian Palace, all of Edgewood. They were among 19 businesses visited during the June 8 compliance test by liquor board Inspector...

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