Logan OH- Home Tavern, located in Logan, Ohio will begin serving a suspension at noon on September 18th of 2020 for violating the restrictions put in place by the Ohio Liquor Commission to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As noted by the Commission, the suspension is to last 15 days from the September 18th start date. In total, the commission heard 13 cases, issued suspensions to 11 businesses and cited all of them
Below is a list of the violations found by the Commission for Home Tavern.
No. 1: On or about Saturday, May 2, 2020, you, your agent(s), and/or employee(s) knowingly and/or willfully sold beer, wine, mixed beverages or spirituous liquor for on-premises consumption in violation of Emergency Order 4301:1-1-13(A) of the Ohio Admin. Code in effect on the date of the violation.
No. 2: On or about Saturday, May 2, 2020, you, your agent(s), and/or employee(s) knowingly and/or willfully allowed and/or engaged in improper conduct, to wit: DISORDERLY ACTIVITIES as defined in Rule 4301:1-1-52(A)(2) and as further set forth in Section 2917.11(A)(5) of the Revised Code, in and upon the permit premises in violation of Ohio Admin. Code 4301:1-1-52 (B)(1) (“allowing persons to engage in disorderly activities”).
Outcome: At the hearing, the permit holder entered a denial as to violation 1, but stipulated to the facts; violation 2 was then dismissed upon motion of the Ohio Attorney General. Based on the evidence presented, the Commission found the permit holder in violation as to 1.
The Commission issued a 15-day suspension beginning at noon, September 18, 2020.
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