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Jacksonville PD discovers illegal gambling operation in convenience store

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JACKSONVILLE (KYTX) - Jacksonville Police officers shut down an illegal gambling operation Friday morning in the 1400 block of West Rusk Street.

The owner of a local business, Saeed Shahzeed Oehme, had been running an illegal, hidden gambling den in a convenience store.

The operation was running video machines, slot machines and eight-liners.

Jacksonville Police Chief Reece Daniel says the arrest should put a major dent in the city's gambling traffic.

Oehme is charged with Keeping a Gambling Place which is a Class A Misdemeanor and he faces up to a year in jail and can lose his liquor and business license.

Oehme was also living inside of the business of which he did not have a permit to do so and he faces a residential violation.


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