TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Two bars closed for failure to pay drink tax

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, 7:38 p.m.
 

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

xx

xx

Two Allegheny County bars were shut down Friday for failure to pay the county's drink tax, Treasurer John Weinstein said.

County Sheriff's deputies padlocked Thomas Lounge in Homewood and Molly O's in Sheraden. Weinstein said Thomas Lounge, owned by Darren Morris, owes more than $48,000 in drink taxes, and Molly O's, owned by Nicole Mercurio, owes more than $6,500.

Weinstein said he has filed more than 120 lawsuits against delinquent drink tax establishments and 30 have been shut down.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. MLB notebook: Orioles reliever Matusz suspended for 8 games, appeals
  2. Iran to try Washington Post reporter in closed court on spying charges
  3. Morton’s return to Pirates means Liz leaves
  4. Theft thwarted by employee at Wal-Mart
  5. Edwards’ victory ‘big deal’ for Joe Gibbs Racing
  6. Cleveland settles policing issues with Justice Department
  7. Cops: Man shoots 11-year-old with BB gun; boy is critical
  8. Phone threats put scare into international flights
  9. Man taken to hospital after New Alexandria house burns
  10. Rossi: After L.A., NFL should tread carefully
  11. Acme man’s ephemeral sculptures appear to defy laws of physics