Call to police leads to illegal gambling bust at Weslaco home

10 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, June 30 2020 Jun 30, 2020 June 30, 2020 3:30 PM June 30, 2020 in News - Local

A call to police led to an alleged illegal gambling bust at a Weslaco home over the weekend.

According to a news release from Weslaco police, officials received a call at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday regarding a possible illegal gambling at a residence near the 1500 block of Santa Maria Street.

Responding officers discovered about 15 to 20 people were inside gambling.

A search warrant was then issued. Thirty gambling machines and money was seized from the property. No charges in the case have yet been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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