(Pocatello Police Department Advisory Message, January 24, 2022)

On Sunday, 1/23/2022 at 3:00 am, the Pocatello Police Street Crimes Unit, along with Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control, executed a search warrant at the El Compa Hookah Bar located at 440 E. Center Street, Pocatello.  The operation was the result of an ongoing investigation since November 2021.  S.C.U. and I.S.P. were assisted by Pocatello Police Patrol Division, Pocatello Police School Resource Officers, Bannock County Prosecutors Office, Bannock County Juvenile Probation, Bannock County Adult Probation, the Idaho Department of Corrections Probation and Parole, Idaho State Police Detectives, Pocatello Fire Department, and the Pocatello Building Inspectors Office.  ADRAIN QUIROZ, the owner of the El Compa Hookah Bar, was arrested for related charges and incarcerated in the Bannock County Jail in lieu of bond.     11 Curfew violations3 Underage consumptions1 Possession of E-cigarette by a minor1 runaway1 Juv. Detention Orders1 Possession of a firearm while Intoxicated (adult)1 Possession of Methamphetamine1 Felony Warrant (GTA) out of Power County Pocatello Fire Department and Pocatello Building Inspector have issued a “Stop Work Order,” on the business, forbidding occupation. Additional details will be released in the coming week.

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