Tobacco Violations

By: News Release
Apr 26th, 2018

On 4/23/18 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division conducted tobacco compliance checks at retail establishments that sell tobacco products throughout Fayette County. A minor under the supervision of a Deputy entered the retail establishments in an attempt to purchase tobacco products.  Three retail establishments were found to not be compliant with Iowa’s tobacco laws. The following retail clerks were issued citations for providing tobacco to a minor. Tiffany Faith Laba age 26, clerk at Guppy’s on the Go (Elgin), Kacie Marie Combs age 24, bartender at Elgin Tap and Jonathan Douglas Roach age 31, clerk at Casey’s General Store (Clermont). If convicted on the charges additional sanctions may be enforced upon the retail establishments by the State of Iowa.