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St. Charles businesses fined for liquor license violations

Published: Monday, June 23, 2014 5:58 p.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – Two St. Charles liquor license holders face repercussions, including fines, for violating the city's liquor rules, the city announced Monday in a news release.

Alley 64, 212 W. Main St., received a citation March 4 for staying open for business and letting individuals remain within its premises when the sale of alcohol is prohibited.

After a series of continuances and a June hearing, the downtown establishment was ordered to pay $1,000 in fines and $1,222 in court costs and legal fees. Its liquor license also will be suspended from 12:01 to 2 a.m. July 12.

House of Tokyo, 2762 E. Main St., was cited for failing to pay the alcohol license fee by May 1, for failing to pay the alcohol tax, and filing alcohol taxes late three times.

It must pay $1,200 in fines and $500 in legal fees for failing to pay the license fee on time. House of Tokyo will face an indefinite suspension of its liquor license if it fails to pay by today.

Additionally, the business was fined $150 for delinquent alcohol sales tax submittals and $500 in legal fees.

Mayor and Liquor Control Commissioner Ray Rogina enforced the local liquor ordinances at the June 16 St. Charles Liquor Control Commission meeting.

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