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BPD: Woman arrested for operating illegal gaming establishment in East Bakersfield

Posted at 8:44 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 23:44:24-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — 36-year-old Stephanie Blancarte was arrested by Bakersfield Police on Friday, February 15 for charges related to operating an illegal gaming establishment.

According to officers, at approximately 11 a.m., detectives executed a search warrant in the area of 1500 Niles Street in response to reports of an illegal gambling operation. Upon arrival, nine illegal gaming machines and currency were located and seized, according to BPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.