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Police arrest sixth strip club suspect; injunction hearing set

Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 11:04 AM
By: Mark Gokavi - Staff Writer

Law enforcement arrested the sixth of 11 suspects accused of illegal sex, drugs and food stamp violations after a Thursday raid of The Harem strip club.

Vanessa Graham, 29, of Englewood, was picked up during the weekend, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Graham, also known as Vanessa Schrider, was released from jail on her own recognizance with conditions, according to court records.

Graham was indicted on two counts of illegal sexual activity in a sexually oriented business and one count of aggravated of Oxycodone at the strip club at 5825 North Dixie Drive in Harrison Twp.

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Local and state law enforcement arrested five of the 11 indicted suspects Thursday night. The 36-page indictment includes 72 counts.

According to the indictment, Graham and co-defendant Ryan Perry knowingly sold a substance that included Oxycodone. Graham also is alleged to have had illegal sexual activity with patrons on March 26 and March 27, 2017.

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No search warrant affidavit regarding the raid is on file with the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Office. If such a document was filed under seal, it would not show up on file.

A hearing on the prosecutor’s application for a temporary injunction to shut down The Harem has been scheduled for Oct. 10.

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