Tobacco Store Clerks Busted for Selling Tobacco to Minors

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - Some tobacco store clerks in Ector County in trouble with the law.

They were caught selling cigarettes to minors over the weekend.

The tobacco sting went down on Friday.

Undercover officers and minor decoys hit 29 stores in Odessa and Ector County. 

The following stores were busted:

  • Desperados Drive-Thru, 1822 Andrews Highway in Odessa
  • Smokers Outlet, 4098 W. University in Ector County
  • El West Depot, 5216 W. University in Ector County

Three clerks were given tickets and will most likely have to pay a fine.