Officers close down alleged gambling locations in Russell County
“Illegal video gambling machines,” according to officers from the Kentucky State Police, and officers from the Russell County Sheriff’s Department were seized from two RussellCounty businesses on Monday evening.
Officers executed search warrants at “TJ’s” on East KY 80, better known as the “AluminumCenterBuilding”.At the same time, officers also executed a search warrant at Wade’s Discount also located on East KY 80.
Illegal video gambling machines, as well as evidence of illegal poker games were seized.Officers also seized over $7,000 of suspected gambling proceeds.
This search warrant is the result of a six month undercover investigation conducted by the Kentucky State Police and the Russell County Sheriff’s Department.More search warrants are expected to be served targeting illegal gambling in RussellCounty.
The information gathered will be presented to the next session of the Russell County Grand Jury.
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