KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) - Two Kokomo strip clubs with a history of problems are back in the spotlight. The Kokomo Police Drug Task Force raided Big Daddy's and Little Daddy's Show Club Wednesday.
But the owner's family said they are being wrongly targeted. The prosecutor's office did not return 24-Hour News 8's calls on Thursday.
Police in Kokomo didn't say why the business is being targeted.
"It's an ongoing investigation and right now we just don't want to jeopardize the case at this point in time," Major Brian Seldon said.
Sources say the owner, Dan Dumoulin, has been accused of dealing drugs and allowing prostitution in his establishments.
His mother, who helps with record keeping at the local clubs, said her son doesn't sell drugs and doesn't allow illegal activity at his business.
Warrants were served at both locations.
Inside the women's restroom at Big Daddy's an article is posted warning that soliciting and illegal activities won't be tolerated.
The owner's mom says the signs were put up long before the raid. They can also be found in the women's dressing room.
Thursday, the vibration from a drill someone used to repair a lock damaged during the raid echoed through Big Daddy's.
Years ago, the associate pastor at Crossroads Church, Kevin Smith, took steps to stop Little Daddy's Show Club from allowing stripping as a form of entertainment. For now, both clubs are still open for business.
"I believe in the best for any group or individual, but very little about that place would surprise me," Smith said. "I would like to see them concentrate on selling alcohol and not engage in some of the activities that are more sexually explicit."
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