NPD catches Natchitoches businesses selling to underage persons

The Natchitoches Police Department conducted a vender compliance check on Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m.

Officers used underage persons to attempt to purchase tobacco and alcohol at several locations in Natchitoches. During this operation two subjects were arrested for unlawful sales to underage persons.

The Natchitoches Police Department will be conducting more of this type of crime prevention in the near future.