Cops: Two clerks arrested in underage drinking sting


Two local men were cited for selling alcohol to a minor in Riverhead during an underage drinking sting organized by state troopers Tuesday, according to a press release. 

Wisla Delicacy & Deli clerk Kamil Krupka, 20, of Calverton sold alcohol to a minor, and was charged with unlawful dealing with a child, a misdemeanor, and one count of prohibited sale of an alcoholic beverage, a violation, state police said.

The underage agent also bought alcohol from Peconic Wine and Liquor on Old Country Road, police said. The employee that sold that alcohol, Joseph DelCuore, 50, of Manorville, faces the same charges.

Thirteen other liquor stores, cafes and supermarkets targeted in the sting in Riverhead Town did not sell alcohol to the underage agent:

  • Empire Mini Mart
  • Hess Express
  • 7-11
  • Lucky Wines & Liquor
  • Time to Eat Café
  • Riverhead Supermarket & Deli
  • Main St Quick Stop
  • Mobil Gas
  • Gulf Gas
  • Roanoke Liquors
  • Stop N Go Mini Mart
  • Sindhu Grocery
  • 7-11

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