Police arrest 10 in Char-Pal Lounge drug sting

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TAMPA ó The sordid history of one of Tampa's very own mob landmarks gained a new chapter Thursday when police arrested 10 people in an undercover drug sting at the Busch Boulevard bar.

Most people know Char-Pal Lounge as the place where notorious New York enforcer Henry Hill and accomplices beat a local bar owner until he agreed to pay his gambling debts.

The scene was immortalized and exaggerated in Martin Scorcese's film Goodfellas when the on-screen Hill threatened to throw the debtor to the lions....