BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The liquor license has been suspended for a Tigerland bar that was the focus of a recent undercover sting operation, according to documents from Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
On June 26, officials announced that a joint investigation at Reggie's Bar, 1176 Bob Pettit Blvd., resulted in more than three dozen arrests.
Officials with the ATC released the following statement Thursday afternoon:
The arrests were for the following:
- Open container violations - 4
- Minor in possession - 9
- Resisting arrest - 3
- Picture ID required for entering a licensed alcohol outlet - 20
- Unlawful entry into a business selling alcohol by person under age 18 - 20
- Battery of a police officer - 1
- Disturbing the peace by simple drunk - 1
- Use of a fake ID to enter and purchase alcohol - 8
The investigating agencies involved with the sting operation include the Baton Rouge Police Department, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Louisiana State University Police, Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC), and the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).
The Baton Rouge Fire Department also participated in the sting and noted Reggie's had almost doubled their occupancy allotment. Other bars are still being investigated by the ABC and ATC for more possible violations.