Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

May 21, 2013

Computers seized in strip club raids

No arrests made in connection with last week’s search.


From staff reports

— Kokomo police shed little light Monday as to why two Kokomo strip clubs were raided last week, saying only the raids on Big Daddy’s Show Club and Little Daddy’s Show Club were in response to “possible illegal activity.”

The Kokomo Police Department issued a press statement Monday, revealing documents, computers and cash were seized.

No one has been arrested in connection with the raids, but police did make two unrelated arrests in the Big Daddy’s parking lot, 1503 N. Davis Road, early Sunday morning. Two Peru residents were arrested on drug charges.

Kokomo Police Officer Adam Martin was patrolling the parking lot when he noticed two people in a pickup truck acting suspiciously, KPD Major Brian Seldon said.

Martin got out of his car, walked over to the pickup truck and smelled marijuana as he approached, Seldon said. Martin said he saw what appeared to be drug-related items on the truck’s dashboard, and proceeded to search the individuals.

Robbie Emery, 24, Peru, was arrested on a felony methamphetamine possession charge, and on a charge of resisting law enforcement. Martin said Emery tried to swallow something during the search.

Molly M. Marburger, 22, Peru, was arrested on a marijuana possession charge.

The Kokomo Police Drug Task Force, the KPD’s K-9 unit and the department’s Criminal Investigations Section all participated in the raids last Wednesday.