Owners of Arkansas businesses nabbed for illegal gambling
The police has issued warrant to the proprietors of two Batesville (Arkansas) organizations for running unlawful betting business.
A news discharge from the Batesville Police Department states two separate warrants were executed at the same time on Tuesday.
Police express the warrants were the consequence of “various protestations of unlawful betting occurring inside the organizations.”
Amid the examination, two covert Batesville officers went into the organizations and played on electronic gaming gadgets that gave “greenbacks for their rewards.”
While executing the warrants, various gaming gadgets were seised. A few people were met about the unlawful betting.
Hilario Huerta, proprietor of La Ilusion, and Mirtha Jasso, proprietor of La Korita, were each accused of keeping a betting house, a Class D lawful offense. Both were charged in Independence County Circuit Court.
BPD was helped by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office and the sixteenth Judicial Drug Task Force.