A group of state lawmakers and a county councilman are urging the Baltimore County liquor board to take action against a
In letters, the officials said the board should send a strong message to Tee-Bee's Place on Darlington Drive, where Tavares Jones was killed Sept. 1 while breaking up a fight — the second homicide at the bar this summer. In July, Derrick Gamble was fatally shot there.
The letters were sent by Councilman
In her letter, Klausmeier wrote that the bar has had enough time to address problems and that now, "something must be done."
"In addition to the murders, according to neighbors, there are 'after parties' that move to the parking lot," wrote Klausmeier, who chairs the county's Senate delegation. She added that the parties are "a complete detriment to the neighborhood."
Bar owner Rodney Barnes declined to comment Tuesday.
Tee-Bee's was fined $250 in October 2011 after a fight in which people threw chairs and hit others with pool sticks, liquor board chief administrator