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Man Sold Flavored Vape To Underage Person In Medford: Police


The man was arrested, and a large amount of flavored vape products were seized, police say.



MEDFORD, NY — A man was arrested in connection with selling flavored vape products to a person under 21 years old during a compliance check in Medford on Wednesday, Suffolk police said.

In response to community complaints, Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers checked eight stores for age compliance related to sales of vape products, police said. One store was not in compliance, police said.

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Carlos Escobar, 25, of Patchogue, an employee of Hookah City-Medford, at 2717 Route 112, sold flavored vape products to an undercover agent, under the age of 21, police said. A large amount of flavored vape products were seized, police said.

Escobar was charged with unlawfully dealing with a child. He is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on a later date.



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