DWI arrest stems from underage sweep

— Two employees of local businesses were arrested during an underage drinking initiative performed by State Police in Albany County over the weekend.

Police said 11 bars, convenience and liquor stores were visited on Friday, April 20, as part of an undercover volunteer investigation to see if local businesses serve alcohol to underage patrons.

Albany resident Robert Griego, 28, was arrested for serving alcohol to a minor, police said. He is an employee of the Hess Mart on New Scotland Road in Bethlehem. Also arrested was Imtiaz Javed, 39, of Niskayuna, an employee of the Westmere Sunoco in Guilderland. Both men were charged with unlawfully dealing with a minor, a misdemeanor.

Businesses that are in violation of underage drinking laws are referred to the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, police said.

Also arrested during the investigation was Nancy London, 61, of Delmar. Police said London was witnessed leaving a liquor store in Delmar Plaza visibly intoxicated. She allegedly entered her vehicle, started the engine, and was placing the vehicle into gear when undercover police officers stopped her from leaving.

London was charged with DWI and was allegedly found to have a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit, according to police.

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