Report: Manager, bouncers arrested after attempt to collect gambling debt

Deleon Golden (Courtesy: Goose Creek Police Department)

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) -- Police have charged three men with kidnapping and assault, following an incident{}at bar in Berkeley County.

The incident happened around 6 a.m. at the inside Two Keys Tavern off College Park Road.

According to an affidavit released{}by Goose Creek police on Friday, the incident began when the manager at the bar, Gary Long, was trying to collect gambling bets on pool games.

Police say Long, to prevent anyone from leaving, ordered the bouncers to lockdown the business.

Four victims told officers they were then held against their will. One of them was hit with a pool stick.

Long and{}bouncers Deleon Golden and Timothy Lawthorn have been charged in connection with the incident.

According to Captain John Grainger of the Goose Creek Police Department, surveillance video of the incident is still being analyzed

All three men{}are being held at the Berkeley County detention center.