Vape Shop Employee Caught Selling E-Nicotine To Minors: Police –

ISLIP, NY – A Calverton man was arrested for selling vaping products and e-nicotine to minors at an Islip business on Wednesday night, according to Suffolk Police.

In response to community complaints, police conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine.

During the investigation, 26-year-old Richard Scheffler, an employee at Vintage Vapors on 568 Main Street, was discovered to have sold e-nicotine to minors under 21 years of age, police said.

He arrested and charged with violating the Suffolk County Code regulating the sale of E-Cigarettes, which included liquid e-nicotine, police said.

The following business complied, and refused the sale of e-liquid nicotine to minors:

  • House of Glass, 777 Udall Road in West Islip
  • Vape Xscape, 116 West Main Street in Bay Shore
  • Shamrock Gas Station, 645 East Main Street in Bay Shore

Scheffler is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.

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