2 Bolingbook, Romeoville store employees accused of selling alcohol to minors in sting: ISP

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Two people were arrested after they were accused of selling alcoholic beverages to minors in Romeoville and Bolingbrook.

On Tuesday, Snehal Solanki, 45, of Naperville and Damesha Lockett, 22, of Joliet were arrested on a misdemeanor charge of unlawful delivery of alcoholic liquor to a minor, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police.

Solanki works for Terrace Liquors, 22 Phelps Ave., Romeoville, and Lockett works for Aldi, 734 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook, according to the release.

The arrests were the result of an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveillance of 24 establishments in Romeoville and Bolingbrook on Tuesday, police said. The purpose of the surveillance is to determine the businesses that may be selling alcoholic beverages to minors.

“The ultimate goals are to enforce underage drinking laws and save lives by preventing impaired driving crashes and fatalities,” according to the release.

The surveillance sting is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.