HOME   NEWS   SPORTS   OBITUARIES   CALENDAR   SHOPPING SHOW   LISTEN   CLASSIFIEDS   CONTACT
Currently
72°
Bellefontaine, OH

Ada bartender pleads guilty

The bartender charged with serving a 21-year-old at least 24 shots of alcohol was sentenced in Hardin County Municipal Court earlier this week.

Joseph Jarvi, 33, was charged in October with furnishing intoxicating liquor to an intoxicated person at Cribley Enterprise Inc., also known as the Regal Beagle Bar. He was sentenced to five days in jail with four days suspended, a $200 fine, 16 hours of community service, and six months of probation.

The owner of the bar, Richard Cribley, 61, was also charged with sale or furnishing intoxicating liquor to an intoxicated person. Cribley is scheduled to appear in court in March 2013. The bar is located at 103-107 North Main Street in Ada.

The month-long investigation by Ohio Investigative Unit agents began when OIU was contacted by Ada Police about a young man who was admitted into intensive care with alcohol poisoning.

“We hope that patrons and bar owners see the consequences of intoxication,” Toledo Agent-in-Charge Raymond Rodriguez said. “We were lucky in this case that the outcome was not more serious.”

Administrative charges against the liquor permit will be presented to the Ohio Liquor Control Commission once all criminal proceedings are completed. Penalties from the Liquor Control Commission may include issuing a fine, or suspending or revoking a liquor license.

Comments
Become our Friend
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Make us Your
Homepage


This site was created by RiverBender.com
Copyright © 2014 Peak of Ohio
PeakOfOhio.com · WPKO 98.3 FM · WBLL 1390 AM
1501 County Road 235, Bellefontaine, OH 43311-9505
Phone 937-592-1045 · Fax 937-592-3299 · EEO Report