“Nuisance business” shut down in Wilmington

Chinese food take out restaurant in Wilmington shut down as a “nuisance business.”  

After getting complaints about loitering, drug paraphernalia sales, and loose cigarette sales at the Super Express and Gold Star Chinese restaurant, police have shuttered the business.  After obtaining a search warrant for the business, police say officers discovered the owner of the business was responsible for the paraphernalia sales and loose cigarette sales.  It’s the second arrest of the owner for similar charges in six months.  The city Division of License and Inspection found the business was not in compliance with regulations, the city Fire Marshall made a similar discovery.  The violations were first noticed in July 2011, with just a warning issued at that time.  Because of all these factors, the city ordered the business to close.


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