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Former Daiquiri Factory owner announces bar's re-opening; SPD objects

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The SPD says they object to the issuance of a liquor license to the Daiquiri factory. The SPD says they object to the issuance of a liquor license to the Daiquiri factory.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Former Daiquiri Factory owner Jamie Pendleton announced on his Facebook page last week that the bar will be back open this summer.

In April, Pendleton Enterprises filed for a state liquor license. The application was then sent to the Spokane mayor's office as well as the permit department for review.

There was one objection to the business however, from Spokane Police Department. They say that in the three months the business was open, there were 63 service calls - more than half of them for assault, disorderly conduct, and fights.

The objection also mentions Pendleton's conviction for grand theft in Idaho, the "date grape" kool-aid controversy, and a Gonzaga copyright infringement suit.

Their statement says in part: " The Spokane Police Department would like to object to the issuance of a state liquor license to Jamie Pendleton and his business, the Spokane Downtown Daiquiri Factory."

There was also an issue with the application itself, which has been filed twice. KHQ's Patrick Erickson found out that Pendleton Enterprises lists a Jamie along with a Jaqueline Pendleton and Sabrina Thompson. According to the Liquor Control Board, in the second application (unlike the first), the name Jamie is replaced with his sister's name, who is listed as living in Houston. Her name is also Jamie, but she her middle name is spelled differently.

An investigator with the state Liquor Control Board is looking into the application, and a decision is expected early next month. 

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