Feb 5, 2019

ABC Suspends the License of Restaurant El Lugarcito

30 Day suspension is posted at a business where there were multiple ABC violations

King City – On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 ABC Agents posted a 30 day Notice of Suspension at Restaurant El Lugarcito located at 128 Broadway Street in King City. Alcohol sales are prohibited at the location for the next 30 days because the business permitted an intoxicated co-licensee to remain on the premises, obstructed justice and delayed police officers from conducting an investigation, and possessed distilled spirits without the proper license. The licensees agreed to a 30 day suspension due to the following violations:

  • Licensee obstructed justice and delayed police officers while conducting an investigation, Penal Code Section 148(a)(1);
  • Possession of distilled spirits without the proper license, Business and Professions Code Section 25607(a);
  • Permitted patron/employee to remain in the premises while intoxicated, Penal Code Section 647(f);
  • Refused to permit examination of books and records by department, Business and Professions Code Sections 25616/25753.

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

Visit the Enforcement page on ABC’s website to learn more about ABC enforcement and prevention programs that can help increase public safety.

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


Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

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

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