By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – State police handed out seven warnings and three notices of violation after visiting Pittsburgh-area businesses to make sure they’re following COVID-19 restrictions.READ MORE: Law Involving Air Fresheners, Objects Hanging From Rearview Mirrors Heavily Debated Following Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright
Across the state from Monday through Thursday, State Police Liquor Control Enforcement officers visited 1,026 establishments, issuing 15 notices of violation and 24 warnings.
The unannounced compliance checks make sure businesses are following the coronavirus mitigation efforts, like mask-wearing, social distancing and limited occupancy.READ MORE: West Virginia Offers Remote Workers $12,000 And Other Perks To Move To State
Police with the Pittsburgh enforcement office visited 142 businesses and issued seven warnings and three notices of violation.
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: Majority Of Penguins Players, Coaches Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At PPG Paints Arena Clinic
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.