Gas Station Worker Cited for Selling to Minor

COLUMBUS – A local gas station attendant was cited on Saturday, after allegedly selling tobacco to a minor.

The attendant was cited on Saturday at a gas station on 8th Street, and could be charged with a class V misdemeanor. If found guilty of a class 5 misdemeanor, the penalty is a $100 fine.

In the state of Nebraska, a minor caught in possession of tobacco can avoid being cited, if they tell authorities who sold them the tobacco, according to state law.

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