Two people have been charged as the result of an underage drinking initiative by New York State Police in Otsego and Delaware Counties. The initiative was conducted on February 3 utilizing two underage operatives at 16 different convenience stores in the two counties. As a result of the detail, Eugene S. Rowell, a 50 year old male clerk at the Hess Express on Main Street in Oneonta and James G. Erwin, a 21 year old clerk at the Sunoco Country Store on Kingston Street in Delhi, were both charged with Underage Sale of Alcohol. Rowell was issued an Appearance ticket returnable in the City of Oneonta Court on February 13, 2013. Erwin was issued an Appearance ticket returnable in the Town of Delhi Court on February 12, 2013