Judge orders Greenville Club to Shut Down Over ‘Criminal Activity’

Judge orders Greenville Club to Shut Down Over ‘Criminal Activity’

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Pitt County officials describe a Greenville club to shut down permanently shut down due to criminal activity. Club Flavuz which is located on the 1400 block of Hillsdale Street, can longer be used as a club or “similar gathering place,” according to the news release from the State Bureau of Investigation.

Albert Ray Atkinson and Annie Bell Atkinson are the owners of the property and John Acklin is the operator of the club. Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Foster issued a summary judgment against John Acklin. The judgment “permanently prohibits John Acklin from operating or maintaining a public nuisance anywhere within the jurisdiction of the State of North Carolina.

According to WNCT, “The investigation and information gathered for his lawsuit was a joint effort between members of the Pitt County Sheriff’s office and members f Alcohol Law Enforcement’s Nuisance Abatement Team.”

Pitt County Sheriff Neil Elks says, “Ths location has been a problem for more than 20 years, constantly draining law enforcement resources and reducing the quality of life for members of this small community.

Source: WNCT

Written By: Fantasia Harvey