Birmingham, AL 02/23/2018
After receiving complaints of an illegal gambling operation in Bessemer Sheriff’s detectives launched an investigation.
Over the course of a month detectives developed information that an illegal gambling operation was located in a building in the 1500 block of 8th Avenue North in in Bessemer.
Detectives obtained a search warrant for the address. The search warrant was executed this morning. No one was present when deputies entered the building.
Detectives seized 25 illegal gambling machines, cash and electronics.
The investigation is ongoing and arrests are expected.