AUSTIN (KXAN) - A federal search warrant was served to Twin Liquors on Tuesday, according to several law enforcement agencies.
Dexter Jones, an assistant chief with Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, said the agency is involved in a joint operation with other federal and state agencies at liquor stores' headquarters.
No further details were available from TABC since it's an open investigation.
Employees said the agents arrived around 11 a.m. and told everyone to go home. Officers remained on the scene until late Tuesday night.
A spokesperson with the FBI said personnel from their department were at Twin Liquors, but could not disclose why.
Austin police confirmed a federal search warrant was being served in the 5600 block of Airport Boulevard. Twin Liquors headquarters is located at 5639 Airport Boulevard .
Representatives from the Internal Revenue Service were also at the scene.
Meanwhile, Twin Liquors retail stores were operating as normal on Tuesday and employees at those locations did not know what was happening at their corporate office.
Twin Liquors has been a staple in Austin and the surrounding region. According to their website , Twin Liquors began in a mercantile store in the late 1800s in the heart of Austin.
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