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Pomona Police Department
Thursday April 4th, 2019 :: 03:31 p.m. PDT

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Illegal gaming casino shut down by Major Crimes Task Force

Date:  Thursday April 4, 2019

Time:  09:00 AM

Location: 1470 W. Holt Av., Pomona, CA


Crime:  

  • 330 PC illegal gaming
Suspect(s):
  • Pending further investigation
Unit:
  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office
  • The Pomona Police Department Special Investigation Unit
Narrative:
On Thursday, April 4th, the Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task served a search warrant at 1470 W. Holt Av. Through gathered intelligence and an investigation, a warrant was obtained to address an illegal gambling casino operating at this location where several gang members congregated.
 
As officers executed the search warrant, they encountered three people who were living out of the business. Once everyone was safely detained, officers went inside the business and located an active casino equipped with various slot machines and gaming devices.
 
This location has been a public nuisance and several calls for service. Several gang members have been stopped leaving the “Casino.” Several of those people stopped leaving the “Casino” have been arrested for narcotic violations, Firearm violations and driving stolen vehicles.
 
This investigation is still on going and anyone with information is encouraged to contact “Crime Stoppers.” The Pomona Police Department is dedicated to addressing quality of life issues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your Smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Written by:
J. Hernandez, Corporal
Major Crimes Task Force

Address/Location
Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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