No alcohol at Champps

ChamppsChampps near The Fashion Mall at Keystone can’t serve alcohol for 15 days because of an excise violation in 2005. The suspension is part of an agreement the restaurant reached with the state for serving an intoxicated bar patron who was later involved in a fatal car wreck. The agreement calls for a 30-day suspension, with 15 days deferred as long as the bar doesn’t violate any more laws, said Dave Heath, chairman of the Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission. Champps can begin serving alcohol again Friday. As part of the deal, the restaurant was cited eight times by excise police in September for alcohol infractions and was fined $2,000. The violations included serving a minor and an intoxicated person.

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Editor's note: IBJ is now using a new comment system. Your Disqus account will no longer work on the IBJ site. Instead, you can leave a comment on stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Past comments are not currently showing up on stories, but they will be added in the coming weeks. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.

{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining
{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining Article limit resets in {{ count_down }} days.