The City of Charleston reported a raid on a West Ashley bar and the capture of 22 illegal aliens.

The joint investigation began several months ago after law enforcement officials received complaints about possible narcotics, prostitution and gang activity occurring at El Arcoiris Club at 1970 Ashley River Road.

Although no municipal or state arrests were made, the manager, co-manager, a disc jockey and other employees of the business were taken into custody by immigrant officials. The illegal aliens were deported back to Mexico today.

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