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Honolulu police seize 24 illegal gambling machines and arrest 35-year-old suspect

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                                More than 20 gambling machines were seized Thursday during a raid at an illegal game room in Waianae. Honolulu Police Department altered the image to protect the identities of police officers.

    COURTESY HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT

    More than 20 gambling machines were seized Thursday during a raid at an illegal game room in Waianae. Honolulu Police Department altered the image to protect the identities of police officers.

  • COURTESY HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                More than 20 gambling machines were seized Thursday during a raid at an illegal game room in Waianae.

    COURTESY HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT

    More than 20 gambling machines were seized Thursday during a raid at an illegal game room in Waianae.

Honolulu police seized more than 20 gambling machines during a raid at an illegal game room in Waianae on Thursday.

Officers of the Narcotics/Vice Division executed a search warrant at the game room with the assistance of the Specialized Services Division and District 8 Crime Reduction Unit during the afternoon hours.

Officers seized 24 gambling machines and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police arrested a 35-year-old man shortly after 2 p.m. on suspicion of promoting gambling and possession of gambling devices.

To report illegal gambling, call the Narcotics/Vice Division’s 24-hour hotline at 723-3933.

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