Police raid Antioch after-hours club for violence, drug distribution

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police raided and padlocked an Antioch after-hours nightclub early Saturday morning.

It happened at La Parranda, located in the 2000 block of Antioch Pike, around 5:15 a.m.

The department said the nightclub was padlocked for being a public nuisance. The club reportedly sold alcohol without a permit and distributed cocaine.

Police said they have been called to the business 67 times from January to April on reports violence and drug distribution.

At least six people were were arrested during the raid and $3,792 in cash was seized.

The order prohibits the owners or anyone else from entering the premises until a hearing can be held on May 11.

In January, Jorge Lizanna died after he was found shot inside his car outside La Parranda.

Metro police say their investigation revealed his friend, 25-year-old Jesus Reyes-Pablo, had gotten out of the car and fired shots into the air.

Club security guards responded, and detectives believe at least some of them fired their weapons in Reyes-Pablo’s direction.

Reyes-Pablo was arrested on a charge of felony reckless endangerment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s