5 Elkhart County bars facing citations

POSTED: 07:53 PM EDT Oct 27, 2013    UPDATED: 06:00 PM EDT Oct 28, 2013 

A busy night for state Excise Police in Elkhart County Saturday night.

Five bars are facing citations. Four people have been arrested and police seized one handgun.

A 23-year-old Goshen man was arrested at Gemini Bar and Grill on U.S. 33 for possession of a handgun without a permit.

Gemini Bar is also facing a preliminary charge of being a public nuisance.

Also facing various charges, bars El Serape on U.S. 33, Big Easy at 160 Shopping Place in Elkhart, Bolts on Bristol Street and Red Bar & Grill on Hammond Street.

Excise officers also arrested three minors for illegal consumption and being in a tavern.