The Hillsboro Police Department assisted agents from the Ohio Department of Public Safety March 28th with their investigation into the compliance of state law regarding sales of alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of 21.

During the investigation, multiple businesses in Hillsboro were found to be in violation. Hillary L. Stewart, Ethan W. Emery, Nicole L. Ford, Rebecca Kirk, Victor Manuel Chapol-Xala, and Angel M. Rieger were all charged with the sale of alcohol to underage persons.

They were issued a summons and are to appear for arraignment on March 31st at the Hillsboro Municipal Court.