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Two stores raided in Mitchell Co.

MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) -

Investigators raided a couple of suspected gambling operations in Mitchell County tonight.

They busted the One Way Convenience Store in Camilla and PJ's Grocery in Baconton.

They seized a total of six video gaming machines and some cash.

The Mitchell County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation after getting a tip about illegal gambling.

"As a result of this investigation, we've found they had gambling machines on the inside. They were paying gaming machines in monetary value. That's illegal in the state of Georgia. You can't pay out money. We've seized the games and proceeds from the games," said Investigator Kevin Sellers.

At least one person was arrested.

The owner of the One Way Convenience Store was also taken in for questioning.

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