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Police bust illegal gambling operation


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police have arrested 14 people in connection to an illegal gambling operation.

Police executed a search warrant last night at 501 N. 25th Street.

Investigators say almost everyone arrested had lengthy criminal histories, some involving drug arrests and violent crimes.

The following is the list of arrestees, each of whom was charged with gambling and booked at the New Hanover County Jail under a $2,000 bond:
Asun Sykes, 39
Darrell Jerome Atkinson, 41
Richard Alexander Grady, 46
Marquis Antonio Harrison, 34
Jerome Harold Brown Jr, 37
Oscar Brown Jr, 55
Reginald Pierre Brown, 53
Michael Renard Harrison, 41
James Abraham Roland, 51
Shawn Dwayne Parker, 35
Amhad Rashad Shufford, 32
Larry Jerome Rogers, 52
Patrice Nicole Grady, 30
Temeka Estelle-Shenece Howard, 35

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