JACKSONVILLE, Ark. – Search warrants have been executed at 11 local businesses after police say there were numerous complaints from citizens about alleged illegal gambling.
In a news release issued Monday, the Jacksonville Police Department (JPD) said its Criminal Investigation Division conducted undercover operations on multiple businesses inside the city.
On Monday at 10:30 a.m., JPD investigators executed search warrants alleging operation of an illegal gambling house and illegal use of gambling equipment at these businesses:
Bucks Country Store
Citgo Flash Market
Heards and Q Tee’s
OK Mart / Valero
Police say several of the business have been conducting illegal operations since 2017.
More details are expected to be released later today or on Tuesday.
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