UPDATE AS OF JUNE 12: The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office public information officer, Jillian Durkin, confirmed this morning that the victims were poisoned by a narcotic and one suspect has been interviewed. More to come as details are released.
The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating an incident at Nikko Japanese Steakhouse in Pace after seven people became ill after eating at the restaurant.
Investigators are actively working along with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco is also conducting an independent investigation of this incident.
All victims are currently receiving treatment at local hospitals. The investigation is ongoing.