Delaware Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) Agents raided three Seaford establishments simultaneously seizing cash and illegal gambling machines. DATE Agents executed search warrants at Coyotes, CC 22 and the Woodshed on April 9. All three establishments had been under investigation for various alcohol violations and criminal activity.
The investigation revealed violations that included serving alcohol after hours, operating a lewd establishment, sale of tobacco without a license, giving away alcohol and gambling. Agents confiscated more than $11,000 and removed 23 illegal gambling machines from the businesses. The owners face criminal charges as well as several liquor license violations. In addition, Dean Weidlein, the owner of CC 22, was cited for marijuana possession. A patron at CC 22 was arrested as a local fugitive.