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12 arrested after authorities raid two Coursey Boulevard business running illegal operation

4 years 4 months 5 days ago Sunday, February 09 2020 Feb 9, 2020 February 09, 2020 11:06 PM February 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- Following an undercover investigation that began in January, nearly a month later law enforcement officers raided two Coursey Boulevard businesses and arrested 12 individuals for their involvement in an illegal operation.

Authorities with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office say they received a tip that the Unwine Paint Bar and Vegas Vape were involved in illegal sales of alcohol, along with other violations. 

Undercover officers began investigating the reports and obtained search warrants as well as cease and desist orders, which were executed, Sunday. 

They arrested suspects from both businesses, including those who were running the operation. Authorities also seized illegal weapons along with drugs and narcotics.

See below for the 12 arrested along with their charges:

-Carl Patterson is charged with open container

-Quintin Titus is charged with poss. of a stolen firearm poss. of marijuana fugitive.

-Brandon Sprowl resisting an officer.

-Robert Claiborneis charged with bench warrant

-Kiara Phillips is charged with bench warrant

-Jonathan Dunn is charged with bench warrant

-Darren Hasbert is charged with bench warrant

-Patrick Quinones is charged with illegal carrying of weapons (handgun)

-Aaliyah Brown is charged with poss. of marijuana

-Dasbyn Edwards is charged with illegal carrying of weapons (handgun) Poss. of Marijuana

-43-year-old Demond Eames ran Vegas Vape. He is being charged with operation without a permit

-44-year-old Alesia Gales she ran Unwine Paint Bar on Coursey Boulevard. She is being charged with, operation without a permit.

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