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Six indicted, charged with gambling offenses 02-20-03

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
HILO VICE SECTION
ACTING LIEUTENANT MARSHALL K. KANEHAILUA
PHONE: 961-2340
FEBRUARY 20, 2003

MEDIA RELEASE

Six persons have been arrested on Grand Jury indictments and charged with a number of gambling-related offenses.

The six, all Hilo residents, were arrested during the past week.

The arrestees and the offenses for which they were charged are:

They were among those arrested during a six-week undercover investigation that culminated in a December 21, 2000, raid on a “craps” game at Reyn’s Repair at 831 Leilani Street in Hilo. During that raid, police arrested 10 persons and confiscated a craps table, gambling devices and more than $9,000 in cash.

All the defendants have appeared in Circuit Court, pleaded not guilty and were placed on supervised released pending their next court appearance.

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