Nearly $22K recovered in illegal game rooms in northeast Houston poker room, constables say
HOUSTON – Four people were arrested after two machines and nearly $22,000 were recovered from two illegal game rooms in northeast Houston, according to Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Precinct 1.
The bust was made Thursday at the two illegal game rooms, located at 6500 North Freeway and 3620 Tidwell Road.
Among the four arrests, one felony arrest was made for a parole violation and three gambling violations, constables said.
Constables said the confiscated money will be used to procure public safety equipment to better serve the community.
Officials will continue to investigate to stop those who are operating illegal businesses across Harris County.
Precinct 1 Special Investigations Unit busted 2 illegal gamerooms on 10/17 located at 6500 North FWY & 3620 Tidwell. 2 machines were confiscated; nearly $22K cash recovered. 4 arrests – 1 felony arrest parole violation;3 gambling violations pic.twitter.com/yHRixlSFjP— Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct. 1 (@Pct1Constable) October 21, 2019
Funds seized will be used to procure public safety equipment to better serve our community. Our investigation continues as we work to stop those who are operating these illegal businesses across Harris County. pic.twitter.com/evS5cTfvBJ— Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct. 1 (@Pct1Constable) October 21, 2019
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