Forum staff reports, Published November 18 2010
Six establishments fail F-M alcohol compliance checksFARGO - Six metro-area establishments failed recent alcohol compliance checks conducted by the Fargo and Moorhead police departments and Cass and Clay County sheriff's departments with the assitance of the Safe Communities Coalition.
Fifty-six establishments were randomly checked.
Those failing in Fargo were JL Beers, Radisson Hotel, Sammy's Pizza, Sidestreet Grille & Pub and Vista Inn & Suites.
The establishment failing in Cass County was Hagge's Bar & Grill in Mapleton.
In Fargo, establishments failing for the first time in a one-year period are automatically placed on probation for a year and assessed an administrative penalty of $500. The penalty may be waived if the server and management have current server training certification. If they fail again within a year, they are automatically assessed a $750 penalty.