B.O.B. Loses Appeal; Liquor License Suspension Increased to 10 Days

Posted at 4:11 PM, Jun 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-03 20:06:54-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 3, 2014) — B.O.B. owner Greg Gilmore appealed the liquor license suspension his establishment faced, and lost.

The initial three-day suspension has now been lengthened to 10 days by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC). That’s the maximum penalty.

This took place in a hearing on Tuesday.

MLCC spokesperson Andrea Miller said an establishment that appeals a ruling runs the risk of having it amended (for better or worse) by the commission.

She said the suspension will take place June 10 to June 19.

Also, there is another $300 fine for allowing an intoxicated person to loiter. Originally, the B.O.B. was not found guilty of this charge. Miller said that’s the maximum fine for the ‘loitering charge.’

In the original ruling, the business had already been fined $600 for over-serving alcohol and serving to an intoxicated person.