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These 4 Lehigh Valley establishments accused of liquor law violations

A Pennsylvania state liquor store. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Keith Srakocic/AP
A Pennsylvania state liquor store. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
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The state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement recently released its monthly report, alleging four Lehigh Valley establishments violated liquor laws.

Licensees will have a chance to defend themselves against the citations before an administrative law judge, who may impose fines between $50 to $1,000 for minor violations, or up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. The judge may also suspend or revoke business licenses or mandate training.

The following businesses were cited in May:

Lehigh County

Liberty Fire Co. 5, Allentown: Allegedly failed to adhere to by-laws between November 2022 and April 2024; allegedly failed to fulfill charter purposes between November 2022 and April; allegedly failed to conduct business through regularly elected officers between January 2023 and April; allegedly made the primary interest and activity of the organization as the sale of alcohol between November 2022 and April; allegedly failed to maintain records that follow the liquor code between November 2022 and April; and allegedly failed to return records to licensed premises within 24 hours of a request by the enforcement bureau between March and April.

462 Union Management LLC, Allentown: Allegedly sold, furnished or gave liquor off premises.

Northampton County

The Beer Depot, Hellertown: Allegedly failed to maintain an office apart from the premises to keep records as required by the board; allegedly failed to maintain records in conformity with the board for two days; allegedly failed to adhere to conditions of the agreement entered into place with the board between April 2, 2020 and April 23, 2024; and allegedly failed to have an alcohol service person complete training within six months of being hired between February 2021 and April 17.

King Mart, Easton: Allegedly sold alcoholic beverages in excess of 192 ounces in a single sale for consumption of premises; and allegedly sold alcohol on premises after 2 a.m. on days between May 2023 and April.

These 3 Lehigh Valley establishments accused of liquor law violations

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