GRANBURY (CBSDFW.COM) – Hood County Sheriff’s Office Investigators conducted raids on two different gambling operations over the weekend, seizing a total of 88 liner machines and shutting them down.
“Gambling in the State of Texas is illegal and will not be tolerated in Hood County. They provided a safe place for outlaws and I am happy with the outcome of this investigation,” said Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds.READ MORE: Former Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Explains Why No Action Was Ever Taken Against Officer Bryan Riser, Now Charged With Capital Murder
One gambling site was in the 2600 block of West Hwy. 377 and the second was in the 6000 block of Fall Creek Hwy.READ MORE: Gov. Greg Abbott Responds To Criticism For Ending Mask Mandate, Fully Reopening Texas: 'There's Never Going To Be Uniform Agreement On This'
Sheriff Deeds said the gambling establishments in question facilitated other criminal activity, such as selling of illegal drugs and stolen property.
The case is still under investigation and arrests are pending for the people responsible for operating the gambling establishments.MORE NEWS: Visit Fort Worth Launches Campaign Promoting Businesses That Encourage Mask-Wearing
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