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Pomona Police Department
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 02:50 a.m. PDT

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Another Illegal Casino shut down by the Major Crimes Task Force

Date:  Thursday April 18, 2019

Time:  11:59 PM

Location: 3169 N. Garey Av., Pomona, CA


Crime:  

  • 330 PC illegal gaming
 
Suspect(s):
  • Pending further investigation
Unit:
  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office
Narrative:

On Thursday, April 18th, the Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task served a search warrant at 3169 N. Garey Av. Through gathered intelligence and an investigation, a warrant was obtained to address an illegal gambling casino operating at this location where several gang members congregated.
 
As officers executed the search warrant, they encountered 30 people at the business. Once everyone was safely detained, officers went inside the business and located an active casino equipped with various gaming devices. Over five thousand dollars were recovered from the gaming devices.
 
This investigation is still on going and anyone with information is encouraged to contact “Crime Stoppers.” The Pomona Police Department is dedicated to addressing quality of life issues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your Smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


Written by:
J. Hernandez, Corporal
Major Crimes Task Force



 

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Pomona, CA 91766

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