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Cops: Four store clerks arrested for underage alcohol sales

Four local store clerks were busted in a police sting operation Saturday that found the employees sold alcohol to minors, according to a Southampton Town police press release issued Monday night.

The following clerks were charged with first-degree unlawful dealing of alcohol with a child: Saeed Akhtar, 58, of Patchogue, an employee at Valero gas station on Peconic Avenue in Riverside; Flanders Road 7-Eleven employees Zubair Ahsan, 37, of Patchogue, and Frayner Figueroa-Solorzan, 18, of Riverhead; and Garden Deli employee Morena Garcia-Palma, 24, police said.