Tag: illegal gambling

Over 200 Illegal Gambling Machine Seized in Joint Operations

Donna-Weslaco (KFXV) — You saw it here first as breaking news last night, two raids conducted by officers with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office in Weslaco and Donna. Fox News has learned a total to 18 people were arrested from both establishments – 9 in Donna and nine in Weslaco. Authorities also tell us they took 243 illegal gambling machines along with more than $40,000 in cash. All those arrested have not been identified but we do know, they will face charges for organized criminal activity having to do with promoting and operating an illegal gambling...

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Identities released in McAllen illegal gambling arrests

Police have released the identities of the individuals arrested during a raid on an illegal gambling operation in south McAllen last week. On Thursday, Authorities raided the establishment located near Dicker and 23rd Street around 3 in the afternoon. Law enforcement seized a total of a hundred and twenty-three eight-liner machines found on the property including six vehicles and approximately $38,000. More than 70 people were at the establishment during the raid. All 15 people you see on the screen right now were arrested and released by the Sheriff’s...

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Illegal Gaming Operation Nets Over 100 Machines

EDINBURG (KFXV) — In Edinburg, authorities raid an eight-liner establishment this afternoon. Fox News was the first on scene. Half a dozen people are in police custody tonight after an illegal gambling establishment was raided this afternoon. 104 illegal gambling machines, vehicles and cash were seized out of the premises of the illegally operated business– located on FM 2812 and Brushline in Edinburg. Police arrived at approximately three o’clock this afternoon but while searching the area discovered fire hazards– that they say, could be fatal. Eight-liner businesses continue to be a target for authorities, who encourage people to report...

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Three Behind Bars for Illegal Gambling Establishment

Palmhurst (KFXV) — Three men went before a judge, accused of operating an illegal gambling machine — or eight liner — establishment out of a home located near Stewart Road and Mile 3 in Palmhurst. Agents seized 55 gambling machines, $2,759 in cash, and two firearms. 31 year-old, Sergio Manuel Hernandez and 33-year-old, Juan Angel Gomez Perez both received a $14,000 bond for 4 charges each, and 23 year old, Raul Ramon Mares, received an $11,000 bond for three charges. Authorities say these establishments are not safe for those who frequent those operations, as police often find the doors...

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68 Gambling Machines seized in Edinburg Gambling Sting

Edinburg (KFXV) — More than 68 gaming machines and almost $8,000 are seized by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s department at an illegal gambling facility according to authorities. Police arrested three people identified as Mirna Gonzalez, Hector Garza, and Michael Morsey. All facing several charges related to the operation of a suspected illegal gambling establishment. Officials executed a warrant at the business located on West of FM 493 all the State Highway 107 in rural Edinburg. This was part of an ongoing illegal gambling...

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