PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) The Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers (PASLCEO) visited 1,167 licensed establishments from Sept. 9 and 10 to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 requirements.
Some of the requirements include social distancing, wearing of masks, and other safety requirements of the liquor code.
In their 1,167 visits, the PASLCEO issued 23 warnings and three notices of violation of failing to follow COVID-19 requirements.
Nine of the warnings and two of the three violations are from the Pittsburgh area; the third violation was given in Altoona.
The Pittsburgh area received the most licensee checks (340), warnings (9), and violations (2) in the most recent report from the state.
Violators may face administrative citation and continued violations could result in a loss of an establishments liquor license.
Because the investigation is ongoing, names of establishments issued a notice of violation will not be released at this time.