“Little Vegas” Illegal Gambling Operation Nabs 4

The Mobile Police Department Tactical Unit raided five businesses and four residences for illegal gambling Monday. The department calls it operation “Little Vegas.”

The operation is a culmination of weeks of police work –surveillance, confidential informants and the use of undercover operations.

The unit seized illegal video game devices from four business and arrested four people:

Curtis Watts of Michael's Lounge arrested in "Little Vegas." Watts is charged with possession of gambling device and possession of gambling records
Curtis Watts of Michael’s Lounge arrested in “Little Vegas.”

Michael’s Lounge, 1443 Navco Road
Curtis Watts, 76 years of age – Charged with Possession of Gambling Device
§ Recovered four video gaming machines

 

Herbert Anderson of Touch of Blues arrested in "Little Vegas." He is charged with possession of gambling device
Herbert Anderson of Touch of Blues arrested in “Little Vegas.”

The Touch of Blues, 2070 St. Stephens Road
Herbert Anderson, 59 years of age – Charged with Possession of Gambling Device
§ Recovered three video gaming machines

 

Theodore Houze of Brandi's Lounge arrested in operation "Little Vegas."
Theodore Houze of Brandi’s Lounge arrested in operation “Little Vegas.”

Brandi’s Lounge, 1610 St. Stephens Road
Theodore Houze, 46 years of age – Charged with Possession of Gambling Device
§ Recovered two video gaming machines

 

 

Richard Johnson of Phat Tuesday arrested in operation "Little Vegas."
Richard Johnson of Phat Tuesday arrested in operation “Little Vegas.”

Phat Tuesday, 1608 St. Stephens Road
Richard Johnson, 59 years of age – Charged with Possession of Gambling Device
§ Recovered three gaming machines

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