Two Long Island store clerks have been accused of selling vaping products to minors.
Operation “Vape Out” was implemented on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at various establishments known to sell vaping products in the county, according to Nassau County Police detectives.
As a result of the initiative, detectives utilized underage agents (persons under the age of 21) to purchase age-restricted products.
As a result of the operation, the following individuals were arrested for selling those restricted products and were issued appearance tickets.
Noman Mugeeb S. Nagi, 33, of the Bronx, while employed as a cashier at Smokie Smoke Shop, at 979 Nassau Road in Uniondale, is accused of selling a JUUL pod to a female under the age of 21.
Noman Alkaifi Nooh, 27, of Manhattan, while employed as a cashier at 24 Hour Cigar/Vape Shop, at 327 Nassau Road in Roosevelt, is accused of selling a JUUL box with four mint pods to a female under the age of 21.
Both were charged with Town of Hempstead Violations for sale of age-restricted products and are scheduled to appear on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at Second District Court in Hempstead.
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