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Police scuttle 'Margarita Madness 5K' for no liquor license


August 25, 2019

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested two people Saturday and shut down a race billed as the "Margarita Madness 5K."

Grand Rapids Police Sgt. Dan Adams tells WOOD-TV that officers called a halt to the event after learning alcohol was being illegally served. Adams says that state regulators denied event organizers' request for a liquor license.

Margarita Madness 5K is advertised as a race in which participants receive a margarita at the finish line.

Police say one person associated with the organization was arrested on the liquor violation. Another was arrested for trying to interfere...

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