Private club raided, shut down after alleged illegal alcohol sales
PADUCAH — Police closed down a private club Friday after a raid.
Detectives with the Paducah Police Department’s Drug and Vice Enforcement Unit initiated an investigation after receiving complaints of illegal alcohol sales at Ebony Ltd.
They were joined about 1 p.m. Friday by the city fire marshal, a city building inspector and officials with the McCracken County office of the Health Department.
They say a search and inspection of the premises revealed health code and building code violations, and the business was shut down.
According to police, officers seized a substantial amount of liquor and beer, along with evidence of smoking in the club.
The business does not have a license to sell alcohol.
Charges are pending and the investigation is continuing.