LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Authorities closed a Lafayette restaurant over the weekend due to underage drinking, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, Lafayette police received a complaint of underage drinking at the Ichiban restaurant, 2 South Fourth Street.
Police arrived and “stopped restaurant operations” due to what they said was a “large crowd size and evidence of underage drinking.”
A joint investigation began between the Lafayette Police Department and the Indiana Excise Police. Officers identified 64 minors and cited them with minor in a tavern violations. Those cited received a summons with a court date and released from the scene.
Excise police will continue the investigation into other possible violations.