On April 25, 2017, members of the Hendersonville Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks of several local establishments. Twenty-Four locations were visited and all but four refused to sell an alcoholic beverage to an underage customer. The following four establishments sold alcohol to an underage customer:
Black Eyed Pea located at 164 E. Main St., the server charged was Destiny Barnes, age 18, of Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Chili’s located at 218 Indian Lake Blvd., the server charged was Robert Wayne Smith, age 37, of Gallatin, Tennessee
NY Pie located at 305 Indian Lake Blvd., Melondi C. Pleickhardt, age 41, of Gallatin, Tennessee
Ricardo’s located at 230 New Shackle Island Rd., the server charged was Sara Hernandez, age 29, of Antioch, Tennessee
The offending servers were cited for selling an alcoholic beverage to a minor and their court appearance was set for May 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Sumner County General Sessions Court.
The H.P.D. would like to thank all businesses who were in compliance and remind all others that the H.P.D. will continue to do random checks of all businesses selling alcoholic beverages. Anyone with information regarding any crimes is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.