Twenty gambling machines seized in Kalihi game room bust

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Courtesy: Honolulu Police Department

Courtesy: Honolulu Police Department

KALIHI, Hawaii (KHON2) — A man was arrested in Kalihi Thursday night after the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) found twenty gambling machines in a suspected game room.

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Police say they arrested the 50-year-old man for gambling promotion and possession of gambling devices.

Additionally, a total of 27 citations were issued to individuals on scene for allegedly violating the Mayor’s emergency order.

The gambling search warrant was executed by the District 5 Crime Reduction Unit with assistance from the Narcotics/Vice and Specialized Services Divisions.

HPD is asking the public to report suspicious or illegal gambling activity by calling the Narcotics/Vice hotline at 723-3933.

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