MINNEHAHA COUNTY, S.D. - The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office conducted liquor compliance checks in businesses that have alcohol sales licenses on Thursday.
A total of 69 businesses were checked in 15 different cities. Those include Baltic, Brandon, Crooks, Colton, Corson, Dell Rapids, Hartford, Humboldt, Ellis, Garretson, Renner, Rowena, Sherman, Sioux Falls and Valley Springs.
Five businesses failed the compliance check. Three of them were in Dell Rapids. Pizza Ranch, Casey's, and Cubby's all failed in Dell Rapids. Classic Corner in Baltic and Sunshine Foods in Brandon also failed.
The Sheriff's Office said these checks are done periodically to reduce the incidents of underage purchase of alcoholic beverages.