Acme Facing Fines, Losing License for 2 Weeks

The sanctions stem from a fatal motorcycle accident last June.

is losing its liquor license for two weeks starting Feb. 10 and is facing fines stemming from the selling of alcohol to minors, two of which were later involved in a fatal accident on King George Street.

According to a story on ABC2 News, the Annapolis Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has levied a $6,000 fine against the popular Main Street bar. The bar had served alcohol to Kelcey Silva and Craig Eney Jr. last June shortly before they .

Check out a story in The Capital that lays out the arguments police and the bar owners made to the control board before its members deliberated.

The Capital also reported that the license suspension will be from Feb. 10-24.

The punishment is one of the most significant the control board has recently rendered.

What do you think of the decision? What do you think should be done to help curb underage drinking downtown?

Michael Capozzi February 04, 2012 at 05:46 PM
ACME is very lucky that they're closed for only 2 weeks and fined only 6K. ACME should keep in mind 2 young people died tragically due to their incompetence. Time and time again I observe various bars throughout Annapolis continually allow people to drink too much and don't shut them off. Unfortunately issues like these don't get resolved until a tragedy occurs.
Elly Tierney February 06, 2012 at 06:08 PM
I agree, I think the fine was insignificant to the loss that occurred. Very unfortunate.


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