Published at 03:33, March 16, 2023
Last update: March 17, 2023 at 03:43h.
A court-ordered search of Findlay, Ohio’s Lucky Dragon Internet Cafe, led to authorities seizing gambling equipment and $53,047 in cash on Monday, according to a news report.
Police located 60 video gambling devices, four tabletop gaming devices, and a Queen of Hearts gaming board at the establishment, according to reports from Ohio TV station WTOL.
The raid occurred after residents complained about alleged gambling and drug sales at the Tiffin Avenue operation. The owner of the Lucky Dragon could be charged with illegal gambling and operating a gambling house, Ohio TV station WLIO reported.
The Hancock County Metrich Drug Task Force, the Findlay Police Department, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Investigative Unit investigated the incident.
Potawatomi Casino Parking Garage is Site of Explosion
A man was arrested after allegedly setting off explosions on Sunday in the Milwaukee, Wis. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino parking garage.
Dennis Beard, 48, of New Berlin, Wis., was charged with two counts of possession of improvised explosives, according to Wisconsin TV station WITI. The explosive devices were bottles filled with muriatic acid, the report said.
Following the explosions, police said they found remains from plastic bottles and burned aluminum foil in the garage. Surveillance video from a casino showed that a man left two bottles in his garage. One of the bottles exploded. After the first bottle had exploded, another one smoked, but did not explode. The report stated that Beard entered the casino. He provided casino staff with an ID to get a player’s card, according to
WITI.Police found clothing in Beard’s residence that matched the clothes of the man seen on the surveillance video. There was also a bottle of muriatic acid in the residence.
Beard later told investigators he learned how to create an explosion from a YouTube video. One of the bottles he used originally contained protein milk, and the other originally contained Mountain Dew.
Beard further told police that “his actions were stupid,” according to
WITI.Rivers Casino Robberies Lead to $5K Reward
An activist is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to arresting the suspects who committed three robberies on Friday outside of Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill. Pat Gibbons put up the reward, according to Chicago TV station
WFLD.The robberies within the Chicagoland area and in Chicago is out of hand,”
Gibbons told the TV station. “It’s crazy. It’s crazy that you can’t go to a shop without being robbed. Police said that two victims were pistol-whipped in a parking lot. The victims were not severely injured. They were not seriously injured.