NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Investigators working with the Department’s Anti-Crime Division say they have put a stop to illegal gambling that has been taking place inside of a local business.
On March 3, 2021 around 11:30 a.m. Investigators executed a search warrant at the Lucky Vape Lounge located at 1202 E. Little Creek Road after receiving reports of illegal gambling and suspicious behavior taking place at the location.
As a result of the investigation, Detectives have charged two individuals and seized multiple illegal gaming stations, computers, and approximately $1600.00. Both Ann P. Baker, 53, of Portsmouth and Major J. Riley III, 64, of Chesapeake were charged with possessing an illegal gambling device. Riley III was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
The Norfolk Police Department is continuing their efforts to identify illegal gambling activity taking place inside of businesses and encourages the reporting of suspicious activity by calling the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submitting a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.
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