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Gambling machines seized

The machines seized were similar to the ones shown here in a Dougherty Co. raid. The machines seized were similar to the ones shown here in a Dougherty Co. raid.
Quick Stop convenience store on South Valdosta Highway Quick Stop convenience store on South Valdosta Highway

By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

LAKELAND, GA (WALB) –  Lakeland Police officers seized five video gambling machines Tuesday afternoon.

They conducted a raid of the Quick Stop convenience store on South Valdosta Highway about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.

In addition to the video gambling machines, officer seized $9,200 in cash.

They made no arrests Tuesday, but Lakeland police are seeking a warrant on the store owner, Vipul Patel.

LPD officers say they are concerned about the negative impact that gambling addiction has on families.

WALB will have more details on this story later.

 


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