Skip to comments.Man Arrested For Breaking Into Bar, Selling Drinks
Posted on 07/21/2010 1:49:44 PM PDT by rawhide
Auburn,CA. A Placer County man has been arrested after he broke into a shuttered bar, reopened the business and started selling drinks to unwitting customers, according to the Placer County Sheriff's department.
The Placer County Sheriff's department arrested 29-year-old Travis Kevie of Newcastle after his 4-day stint as the barkeep of the historic Valencia Club in Penryn which had been shutdown for more than a year.
Detective Jim Hudson became suspicious after reading about the Valencia Club's re-opening in an Auburn Journal newspaper article that featured a picture of Kevie and identified him as the club's new "owner/operator". Not only had Detective Hudson had previous run-ins with Kevie, he knew the Valencia Club's liquor license had been surrendered.
When Detective Hudson went to the bar to investigate, he found it open for business and customers at the bar. Kevie quickly went from behind the bar to behind bars.
Deputies describe Kevie as a transient. They say he broke into the Valencia Club and put an open sign in the window on July 16th. Kevie kicked off his business with a six-pack of beer he bought and resold at the club. He used his profits to buy more alcohol keeping the club open throughout the weekend serving about 30 customers a day, deputies say.
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Travis Kevie in a picture featured in the Auburn Journal article about the re-opening of the landmark Valencia Club. Kevie was arrested the day after the article was published.
A picture inside the Valencia Club showing Travis Kevie cleaning a neon Corona sign before his arrest.
A picture inside the Valencia Club showing Travis Kevie holding up some of the money he "earned" illegally selling alcohol before his arrest.
Green was half of the best heavyweight fight of the decade when he and Tyson duked it out on the street at three in the morning outside a leather store in Harlem.
Now this is the kind of crook I can support. A hard working, happy guy. He takes lemons and makes lemonade. What’s not to like?
Should pin a medal on the guy. He starts with a 6 pack and a dream....
Well, I think liquor licenses are bogus shakedowns, anyway.
I hope he doesn’t serve much time.
He’s a real entrepreneur! A little unconventional, perhaps, but his financial principles are sound.
A Horatio Alger in the Obama Era story.
He’s in jail for offending the powers that be, not for ripping off anyone.
Nice work if you can find it!
He'll serve more time than Lohan.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before....”A man walks into a bar....”
Hold muh beer!
So a trannsy was running an illegal bar operation. That's what the Stonewall riots were about and museums now celebrate that as "liberating".
The next thing he will be doing is selling bail bonds..
I understand the need to do things the right way, and the landlord needs his piece, but in this day and time, someone employing people needs to be permitted to do what he can do.
A man breaks into a bar with a chip on his shoulder.
There’s no bartender in the room so he says, “Hey, drinks are on the house” and climbs up on the roof.
Exactly what I was thinking. If it wasn't for the freaking government interfering with his entrepreneurship he would probably be able to buy the property in a year or so.
DAMN! I hope you are joking! A transient is not (usually) a transexual (tranny). Transient: tran·sient /ËtrÃ¦nÊÉnt, -ÊÉnt, -ziÉnt/ Show Spelled[tran-shuhnt, -zhuhnt, -zee-uhnt] Show IPA adjective 1. not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory. 2. lasting only a short time; existing briefly; temporary: transient authority. 3. staying only a short time: the transient guests at a hotel. 4. Philosophy . transeunt. noun 5. a person or thing that is transient, esp. a temporary guest, boarder, laborer, or the like. 6. Mathematics . a. a function that tends to zero as the independent variable tends to infinity. b. a solution, esp. of a differential equation, having this property. 7. Physics . a. a nonperiodic signal of short duration. b. a decaying signal, wave, or oscillation. 8. Electricity . a sudden pulse of voltage or current. Use transient in a Sentence See images of transient Search transient on the Web ———————————————————————————————————————— Origin: 15901600; < L transi ( Äns ) (nom. sing.), prp. of transÄ«re to pass by, lit., go across + -ent; see transeunt Related forms tran·sient·ly, adverb tran·sient·ness, noun non·tran·sient, adjective non·tran·sient·ly, adverb non·tran·sient·ness, noun un·tran·sient, adjective un·tran·sient·ly, adverb un·tran·sient·ness, noun Synonyms 2. fleeting, flitting, flying, fugitive, evanescent. See temporary. Antonyms 2. permanent.
Be sure to tell him the next time your family goes away for a week.
I’d love to see what he’s able to accomplish with your home.