EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- More than 100 police officers and agents raided three Metro-East nightclubs early Sunday morning, searching for evidence of criminal activity.
According to search warrants, investigators were looking for illegal drugs, weapons and other evidence of wrongdoing at three East St. Louis clubs: Posh, Club 103 and Club Rolex.Police have responded to repeated shootings and fights at the club over the last seven months, according to the warrants. Heavily-armed state police guarded Club Posh during the raid.
Sources say officers found "numerous" bags of what appeared to be marijuana inside the club.
In response to evidence obtained by police, the city also suspended the liquor licenses of three East St. Louis Crown Food Mart stores.