By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – State police handed out 10 warnings and six notices of violation after visiting Pittsburgh-area businesses to make sure they’re following COVID-19 restrictions.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Snow Keeps Falling
Across the state from Monday through Thursday, State Police Liquor Control Enforcement officers visited 756 establishments, issuing 20 notices of violation and 30 warnings.
The unannounced compliance checks make sure businesses are following the coronavirus mitigation efforts, like mask-wearing, social distancing and limited occupancy.
Police with the Pittsburgh enforcement office visited 85 businesses and issued 10 warnings and six notices of violation.READ MORE: Adorable Newborns At Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Dress Up In Terrible Towels
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Bars and restaurants issued a notice of violation won’t be named since they’re under investigation. Each Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement office releases details on citations at the end of the month.
A notice of violation comes before an administrative citation, police say, and is meant to let establishments know what violations were found. State police say violators may face an administrative citation, and continued violations put an establishment’s liquor license at risk.MORE NEWS: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Snow Now Expected To Reach 6-12 Inches In Pittsburgh
If you want to complain about a licensed establishment not following coronavirus mandates, you can call 1-800-932-0602 or submit a complaint online.