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CHARLESTON, WV - A warrant was issued at the Heart and Seoul Bar and Grill, formerly known as the “Birdcage” on Sunday, May 4. 

Police say Ronald Williams, the owner of the establishment, was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen weapon.  Police found that Williams had a stolen a gun on him at the time police issued the search warrant, they said.  Police also said they found drugs and cash on Williams.

Williams was taken to jail and charged with possession of a stolen gun .

Charleston Police also contacted the WV Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABCA). Investigators with the police department said they are working with ABCA to revoke the liquor license for the Heart and Seoul Bar and Grill.

Officers initially requested the search warrant after they smelled marijuana coming from inside the bar and found drug paraphernalia near the entrance. 

The investigation is continuing at this time.