Excise officers raid Mexican restaurants in Greensburg, Rushville, Brookville

Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 00:13:44-04

GREENSBURG, Ind. -- Indiana excise officers executed search warrants on at least four Mexican restaurants across Southeastern Indiana Thursday, a spokesman for the Alcohol & Tobacco Commission said.

The ATC said the warrants stemmed from a 2-year investigation in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Revenue, the Indiana Attorney General’s Office, and local authorities.

As of Thursday afternoon, RTV6 was able to confirm warrants were executed at the following three locations:

  • Mezcal Bar & Grill, 1630 N. Main Street, Rushville
  • El Reparo Mexican Restaurant, 302 W. Second Street, Rushville
  • El Reparo Mexican Restaurant, 1703 N. Lincoln Street, Greensburg
  • El Reparo Mexican Restaurant, 819 Main Street, Brookville

According to paperwork filed with the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office, all four restaurants share the same owner. As of Thursday afternoon, no charges had been filed in the investigation.

All four restaurants were closed Thursday afternoon as a result of the raids.

No other information was immediately available about the investigation.

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