KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Police raided a West Bottoms restaurant Monday afternoon following the arrest last week of the owner.
KCTV5 News first reported that a warrant was issued for Rockstar Burgers restaurant owner Brian Smith Friday for second-degree domestic assault and felony armed criminal action.
Smith is currently in custody at the Platte County Jail without bond and is scheduled to be in Platte County court Tuesday at 9 a.m.
On Monday, KCTV5 News went to the restaurant located at 1611 Genessee Street, to find police raiding the restaurant. Police said this raid is related to a sexual assault reported in April. KCTV5 News asked police why they are just now taking action. Officers said they had gathered enough evidence to get a search warrant from a judge.
KCTV5 News saw officials carrying out several laptops and desktop computers Monday during the raid. We also asked police for past calls they had made to the building and there were more than 15 of them this year for various complaints about fights, disorderly conduct and even vandalism to the bar.
Police said Rockstar Burgers is on the first floor of the building, a pole dancing club called, Pole Worx is on the second floor and some sort of a private residence is on the third floor.
Last week, Smith told KCTV5 News that Monday would be the day for the business to close, but signs went up at the business Friday reading, "CLOSED INDEFINITELY" and the windows were covered.
This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with KCTV5 News and KCTV5.com for updates.