Judge orders Penthouse Strip Club on 8 Mile in Detroit to padlock door for one year, sell fixtures inside

Posted at 10:59 AM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 11:02:52-04

A judge has issued a ruling that orders the Penthouse Club on 8 Mile to padlock their door for one year and orders all fixtures inside to be sold.

The battle over the popular Detroit strip club began after the city reportedly found numerous instances of soliciting prostitution inside.

The Detroit Law Department says Penthouse Club on 8 Mile has allowed acts of prostitution inside for years. They had asked a judge to close them down for a year.

According to the city of Detroit Law Dept., investigators from the Detroit Police Vice unit spent time inside Penthouse club, gathering evidence & discovering rules were being broken.

The city also points out that for years, the club has been ticketed and suspended. However, illegal acts have allegedly continued to take place.