Bar in Ohio loses license after undercover agents bought lap dances, drugs with food stamps

Posted at 10:00 AM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-22 10:32:35-04

A bar in Ohio has lost its liquor license after undercover agents said they were able to purchase drugs and lap dances using food stamps.

WHIO television station in Dayton reports Sharkey's, also known under the name Twenty Two Fifty Inc., is an adult entertainment establishment that has been under investigation since May of 2017.

"Agents also filed 44 administrate charges that were heard by the Liquor Control Commission that included drug possession, drug sales, engaging in sexual activity, food stamp trafficking and solicitation," WHIO reports.

Both employees of the establishment and patrons were charged with various charges, ranging from drug trafficking, food stamp trafficking, aggravated shipment and distribution of heroin, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, and illegal sexual activity, WHIO reported.