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Police: Four Employees Of Hanover Twp. Nightclub Face Charges

November 19, 2018

Four employees of a Hanover Twp. nightclub are facing criminal charges following an after-hours raid Sunday in which police seized drugs and guns.

Members of the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement raided Brooklyn’s Sports Bar and Lounge around 3:15 a.m. Sunday to find the club was selling alcohol at prohibited hours and was permitting the “open use” of illegal drugs, according to a press release.

Bar manager Akiem Rollocks, 31, of Mount Pocono, was openly in possession of and using drugs at the bar, police said.

Security guard Monika Murphy, 28, was in possession of drugs as well, authorities said.

Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance while working at a bar and selling alcohol at prohibited hours.

Two bartenders, who were not named in a press release, will also be charged with selling alcohol at prohibited hours, police said.

During the raid, police said they seized a loaded Glock handgun and a loaded 12-gauge shotgun from the bar.

Police said they also seized $1,311 that was the result of illegal alcohol sales and a large amount of alcohol that was being sold during prohibited hours.

The raid was the result of a months-long undercover investigation, police said.

Authorities said there is a pending investigation against the businesses liquor license, which could results in fines, suspensions or the loss of the license.

The came less than a month since a man was shot in the leg outside the club around 5:15 a.m. on Oct. 20.

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bkalinowski@citizensvoice.com

570-821-2055, @cvbobkal

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