Police charge two in alcohol sting

LEWIS - Farooq Ramzan, 27, Schroon Lake, and Javeed A. Nazir, 17, Ticonderoga, illegally sold alcohol an 18-year-old during an underage drinking sting March 4, according to state police.

State police, in conjunction with Essex County Stop DWI, conducted the sting among 12 area businesses, with the two nabbed for the sale. Ramzan and Nazir both face misdemeanor charges of first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child and prohibited sale of alcohol. Both were released on appearance tickets.

It was not stated where the two men were employed at the time of the sting.

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