Chattanooga police arrest 41 in gambling raid

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Chattanooga police have arrested 41 persons on gambling charges after serving a search warrant on a business.

Officers said Friday the special investigations unit found the suspects involved in illegal poker games Thursday night at the Poker Depot on Lee Highway. Thirty-nine were issued misdemeanor citations and released; two were jailed.

Police seized four poker tables, miscellaneous gambling and drug paraphernalia, an undisclosed amount of cash and one .22 caliber pistol with four bullets.


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