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Posted on: February 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Liquor Law Violations


For Immediate Release:                                                                                  Contact: Sergeant Scott Galloway

February 13th, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    765-807-1224          


Date: February 11th, 2017


On February 11th, around 12:20 am, the Lafayette Police Department received a complaint of underage drinking at the Ichiban restaurant at 2 South4th Street.  Police were informed minors were being served alcoholic beverages at the bar.  Police arrived and stopped restaurant operations due to the large crowd size and evidence of underage drinking.


Once the problem was identified, a joint investigation between the Lafayette Police Department and Indiana Excise Police was conducted.  Officers identified and cited 64 individuals for minor in a tavern violations. Those cited were given a written summons with a court date and released from the scene. The Indiana Excise Police is continuing the investigation for other possible violations. 


Sgt. Scott Galloway

Lafayette Police Department / Community Outreach & Crime Prevention


The fact a person(s) has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant(s) is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.  

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