Center PD arrest 3 for gambling machines at Loop 500 Store

Center PD arrest 3 for gambling machines at Loop 500 Store

CENTER, TX (KTRE) - The Center Police Department arrested three people who were allegedly participating in illegal gambling.

According to a Center PD press release, during an investigation on illegal gambling, Detective Stephen Stroud executed a search and seizure warrant at the convenience store on Loop 500 on Friday, the 13th of November.

Police arrested Virendra Patel, Dipa Patel, and Angel Gonzalez for charges of  engaging in criminal activity, keeping a gambling place, promotion of gambling, and possession of gambling devices.

According to the press release, police seized around $170,000.00 in cash and gambling machines.

All three suspects have bonded out

The investigation is ongoing, and more charges are pending.

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