By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — State police handed out seven warnings after visiting Pittsburgh-area businesses to make sure they’re following COVID-19 restrictions.READ MORE: McDonald's Workers Across Country To Walk Off Job On Tuesday After Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Girl At Bethel Park Store
Across the state from April 1 to April 4, State Police Liquor Control Enforcement officers visited 341 licensed liquor establishments, issuing 15 notices of violation and 35 warnings.
The unannounced compliance checks make sure businesses are following the coronavirus mitigation efforts, like mask-wearing, social distancing and limited occupancy.READ MORE: Report: Pittsburgh Has A Lot Of Candy Stores But Not Many Trick-Or-Treaters
Police with the Pittsburgh enforcement office visited 65 businesses and issued seven warnings and zero violations.
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: 17-Year-Old Charged With Homicide In Connection To Deadly Penn Hills Shooting In 2020
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.