Gambling Den Shut Down, Owner Arrested on Multiple Charges

May 8, 2021 – Bronx, NY: At the strike of midnight, a large deployment of officers in heavy tactical gear descended on a blacked-out convenience store on the corner of 168th St. and Prospect Ave (1327 Prospect Ave.)

NYPD stated that in a persuant to a Search Warrant, 33-year-old male was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Unlicensed Bottle Club, Possession of a Gambling Device, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Promoting Gambling.

Police say that the owner was operating an illegal after hours gambling establishment.

It is unclear what charges if any, were given to other arrestees.

Video by Dakota Santiago (FNTV

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