LOCKPORT – Two bar employees were arrested during an undercover probe of underage drinking by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, state police and the State Liquor Authority.

Undercover agents targted 18 establishments during the operation, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday. Charged with unlawfully dealing with a child in the first-egree and prohibited sales are Leslie J. Tarczynski, 49, of Youngstown, an employee of Brennan’s Irish Pub, Youngstown, and Maureen M. Thompson, 48, of Middleport, an employee at Pony’s Irish Pub, Middleport.