Road Kill Sports Bar Has Liquor License Suspended
A Greeley Sports Bar had its liquor license suspended after an incident in which 2 people were stabbed and a gun was fired on Thursday, May 16th. The Roadkill Sports Grill in Greeley lost its liquor license for 15 days after rival gang members from the Hells Angels, Sons of Silence, and Silent Warriors were involved in a large fight. A “Show Cause” hearing for the business will be held to determine if the Roadkill be allowed to retain their liquor license. The investigation continues as the Greeley Police Department tries to identify the primary suspects who were responsible for the stabbings. Three people leaving the scene were arrested on unrelated charges.
Here’s the entire press release.
GREELEY SPORTS GRILL LOSES LIQUOR LICENSE
GREELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE
On May 16, 2013 at approximately 9:30pm, Officers of the Greeley Police Department responded to the RoadKill Sports Grill, at the Greeley Mall, on a report of a fight and shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered 100-150 persons in the parking lot. They had been attending a Bike Night event sponsored by the business. During the event, which takes place in the parking lot, rival gang members from the Hells Angels, Sons of Silence, and Silent Warriors were involved in a large fight. During the fight, two subjects were stabbed. Both subjects transported themselves to the hospital for treatment. As the groups were fleeing the scene, a member of the Hell’s Angels took out a pistol and fired two rounds into the motorcycle of one of the rival gangs. In addition, several other rounds were fired in the air by an unknown suspect.
At the time of the incident, there were over 100 citizens, including children, who were present, attending the event. Members from both groups were contacted by police officers as they were leaving the scene. The investigation continues at this time to identify the primary suspects who were responsible for the stabbing. Additional contact and witness statements are being obtained from those who were in attendance. Criminal charges are anticipated as a result of the ongoing investigation. Three subjects leaving the scene were contacted by an officer of the Evans Police Department and arrested on unrelated charges.
On May 17, 2013 the Roadkill Sports Grill was served with a Motion for Summary Suspension as a result of the incident. The businesses liquor license has been temporarily suspended for a period not to exceed 15 days. A show cause hearing for the business will be scheduled to review the incident to determine if they are eligible to retain their liquor license.
Officers from the Greeley Police Department, Weld County Sheriff’s Office , and the Evans Police Department responded to the scene. Chief Garner, of the Greeley Police Department, stated that incidents of this nature will not be tolerated within the City of Greeley. He also wished to convey his thanks to the other departments who assisted in this investigation.