Aug 16, 2022

ABC Posts 30-day Suspension Notice at Rocky’s 7440 Club in Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights – The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) suspended Rocky’s 7440 Club’s alcohol license located at 7440 Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights. Alcohol sales are immediately prohibited for 30 days and will not be allowed until the suspension has concluded.

ABC agents opened an investigation after receiving complaints from the community and the Citrus Heights Police Department. For over a year, the Citrus Heights Police Department responded numerous times to address reports of DUI, public intoxication, fights, battery, theft, and assault with a firearm at Rocky’s 7440 Club. ABC found that Rocky’s was operating as a disorderly premises.

The owner of the premises recently signed a settlement which includes the 30-day suspension as well as new operating conditions on the license which will require restrictions on outdoor service of alcohol, live entertainment, and the hours during which the premises can serve alcoholic beverages. The club must also provide two uniformed security guards on site whenever there is live entertainment. Additionally, if similar violations continue to occur at the premises at any time during the next three years, ABC has authority to revoke the license.

“ABC is committed to keeping communities safe,” said ABC Director Eric Hirata. “We applaud the efforts of the Citrus Heights Police Department for their help with this investigation.”

ABC protects communities through education, prevention, and enforcement programs designed to increase compliance with California’s alcoholic beverage laws.

ABC is a department of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency.

Contact

Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

John Carr, Public Information Officer
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Email: pio@abc.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 419-2525

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