Two arrested for gambling at Port Lavaca store

April 21, 2011 at 5:04 p.m.
Updated April 20, 2011 at 11:21 p.m.

Two Port Lavaca residents were arrested on Wednesday afternoon and charged with allegedly running electronic gambling machines at the local Quick Stop, Port Lavaca Police Chief John Stewart said Thursday.

Police started investigating after receiving reports that electronic gaming machines were being run at the Quick Stop on 102. E. Austin St.

Officers served a warrant and searched the business, seizing six gambling machines and several thousands of dollars in cash, Stewart said in a news release.

Officers arrested Sun Nam Choi, 53, and Kang Hyok Choi, 25, and charged them with keeping a gambling place, a class A misdemeanor.



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