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Federal and State Officials Converge On Two Area Restaurants

People reported seeing a strange sight on Wednesday at 2 area restaurants. Those people said armed officers were outside the establishments.
According to Alcohol Beverage Commission’s Heath Luttrell told the Tullahoma News that officers entered the Casa Mexicana in Shelbyville and the Casa Mexico in Tullahoma checking various records including employment records.
While no arrest were made Wednesday at the Tullahoma business, the Shelbyville restaurant saw several charges lodged. There were 15 felony arrest and seven misdemeanor arrest made.
The Shelbyville restaurant also was issued a citation by agents for failing to be responsible for law and order on licensed premises.
A spokesperson would not comment on whether or not federal charges would be filed.
In addition to the ABC agents also taking part was the federal Department of Homeland Security Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the THP Criminal Investigative Division and the Shelbyville Police Department.