Kern County Sheriff's Office breaks up illegal gaming operation

Illegal Internet Casino Operation
Posted at 11:46 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 16:50:39-04

On Tuesday, deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on a suspected illegal casino in the 2400 block of Alta Vista Dr in Bakersfield. The casino was connected to a business selling marijuana.

According to the KCSO, "Deputies served a search warrant at the location and located approximately 25 people inside of the business. Deputies seized 19 pounds of processed marijuana and dozens of items of edible marijuana and other THC products. 22 computers, along with one fish table and several thousand dollars were also seized from the premises."

In addition, two people had outstanding warrants. They were cited and released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.