SCHERERVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Indiana State Police and excise officers have
raided two northwestern Indiana Mexican restaurants as part of an
investigation that involves other restaurants in central Indiana.
The (Munster) Times reports the raids Monday at La Carreta restaurants in
Merrillville and Schererville were part of a larger investigation that
targeted El Rodeo restaurants in Indianapolis, Lafayette, West Lafayette and
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry says search warrants were served at
numerous locations as part of an ongoing investigation but his office isnít
commenting any further. A spokeswoman says the Marion County and Tippecanoe
County prosecutorsí offices initiated the investigation.
The Times says the restaurants are owned by Arnulfo Gonzalez. He doesnít
have a published home telephone number.