State and local authorities raided a Greenwell Springs Road club Saturday night and arrested 18 people, 15 of whom were illegal immigrants, a Baton Rouge police spokesman said.
Baton Rouge Police, in conjunction with the Baton Rouge Fire Department, Office of the State Fire Marshal, Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, FBI and Homeland Security Investigations investigated the Latin Club at 8144 Greenwell Springs Road, Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said in a news release.
Baton Rouge police arrested two people and booked them into Parish Prison, Stubbs said.
Victor Gardona Badoles, 29, was booked on one count of resisting an officer, and Leonidas Umana, 35, was booked on counts of public intoxication and resisting an officer, Stubbs said.
Police also issued Dariela Cantillano, 17, a misdemeanor summons for underage entry in an alcohol establishment, Stubbs said.
Homeland Security investigators arrested 15 illegal immigrants who will be deported because of previous criminal histories, Stubbs said.
The state ATC cited the bar for eight violations including allowing an underage person in the bar, Stubbs said.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department and Office of the State Fire Marshal also cited the bar for various fire code violations, Stubbs said.