Gholam "Ray'' Shafazand, owner of Sabor and Myth Taverna in San Jose, will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court Thursday after being accused of rape.
According to the Mercury News, Shafazand is charged with sexually assaulting a young woman in his Los Gatos home located on Deer Park Road.
Shafazand had been in the Gaslighter Theater, but the that would have allowed the business to serve alcohol past midnight on Jan. 3.
The permit had also been denied by the Campbell Planning Commission on Oct. 25 due to , which prohibits downtown businesses from serving alcohol past midnight.
Santa Clara County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jose Cardoza said the is the investigating agency on the case.