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Area Bar Owner Pleads Guilty to Cocaine

Posted by wlpo on May 18, 2010

The co-owner of an Ottawa bar has pled guilty to drug charges.

36 year old Victor Darwish of Plainfield pled guilty last week at federal court in Peoria to possession of cocaine with intent to deliver.  He will be sentenced in September.

Darwish co-owns Fanatic’s Sports Bar and Grill on East Stevenson Road.  Citing previous liquor ordinance violations and Darwish’s drug issue, Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach revoked the liquor license of Fanatic’s on March 31st.

Darwish is being held in Peoria.

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