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CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Ohio Investigation Unit cited a number of establishments this weekend for violating health orders for COVID-19.
According to a press release, they include the following bars here in northeastern Ohio:
Waterbury Coaching House, Lakewood: Receives a quote for misconduct – disorder. Agents investigated the alcohol license after receiving a complaint. At 8:55 p.m., agents witnessed patrons taking successive seats at the bar. More guarantors stood right behind the others to order. There were no measures of social distancing or physical barriers. This establishment was previously quoted on January 8 for misconduct ̵
Harvest Salon, Strongsville: Receives a quote for misconduct disorderly activity. The agents conducted an investigation after receiving a complaint. When the agents entered the establishment, they watched about 200 patrons inside and a live band playing. There were almost no social distancing measures, as the patrons stood side by side throughout the establishment. Most of the seats were occupied as numerous patrons stood behind, trying to order. Agents observe almost no physical barriers separating social groups. Agents released the quote at 11:25 p.m.
Rookies Sports Bar & Grill, Parma Heights: Receives a quote for misconduct – disorder. Agents and the Parma police department entered the establishment and watched about 200 patrons inside. The patrons took every seat in the bar as they stood more behind the others trying to order. Additional patrons were observed standing, moving freely and uniting as they consumed alcoholic beverages. Agents released the quote today at 12:50 p.m.
Mediterranean Sea, Parma Heights: Receives a quote for misconduct – disorder. Agents stormed the scene to issue a quote from the Parma Heights Police Department case on February 20th. The case states that the officers were sent to the scene to fight. Upon arrival, they witnessed approximately 200 to 300 patrons and gross health violations. Numerous fights broke out, as a result of which several nearby police agencies were called in to cooperate. Based on information provided by the Parma Heights Police Department, the agents released the quote today at 1:10 a.m. This alcohol permit was also cited on October 30 and November 13 for misconduct – disorder, consumption after hours and after-hours sales. Two more quotes were issued on December 18. Both quotes were about misconduct. One of these quotes comes from the case of the Parma Heights police station.
Colebrook Salon, Orwell: Received quotes for misconduct – disorder, improper activity (appliances, equipment, tables, countertops, refrigerators / refrigerators or utensils that are not clean or sanitary), and unsanitary conditions (alcoholic beverages that are not maintained in a state of drinking) . Agents and deputies from the Ashgabat County Sheriff’s Office watched patrons gather and take consecutive seats at the bar. There were almost no social distancing measures or physical barriers. Agents released the quote today at 12:20 p.m.
These cases will be referred to the Ohio Alcohol Control Commission for possible sanctions, including fines and / or suspension or revocation of alcohol licenses.
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