Jun 28, 2022

ABC Suspends the Liquor License of a Sacramento Restaurant

The La Cabana Restaurant sold alcohol to a minor who was later involved in a DUI crash

Sacramento – On June 28th, 2022, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a 30-day Notice of Suspension at the La Cabana Restaurant located at 8475 Folsom Boulevard in Sacramento. Alcohol sales are prohibited during the term of the suspension.

The suspension is the result of a Target Responsibility for Alcohol Connected Emergencies (TRACE) investigation in which ABC agents determined that between the late hours of May 14 and the early hours of May 15 of 2021, then 19-year-old Alan Humberto Reyes was served and allowed to consume multiple alcoholic beverages at La Cabana Restaurant. After leaving the restaurant, Reyes was involved in a DUI crash on Highway 99 near Florin Road. The crash critically injured a passenger who was riding in the car he was driving.

Reyes was arrested by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for DUI causing injury. As part of the TRACE investigation, ABC agents worked closely with the CHP, who investigated the May 15, 2021, crash.

“Preventing underage drinking is a public safety priority,” said ABC Director Eric Hirata. “ABC licensees must remain vigilant and check identifications carefully to keep minors safe and prevent DUI crashes.”

The TRACE program is made possible by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The grant provides funding for in-depth ABC investigations of serious incidents involving alcohol and minors, including car crashes. Visit our website to learn more about TRACE.

The mission of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is to provide the highest level of service and public safety to the people of the State through licensing, education, and enforcement.

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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