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LCSO seizes illegal gambling machines

 

The illegal gambling machines are pictured at Dan’s County Line Store on Highway 45 South near the Lowndes and Noxubee County line.

The illegal gambling machines are pictured at Dan’s County Line Store on Highway 45 South near the Lowndes and Noxubee County line. Photo by: Courtesy photo

 

Dispatch Staff Report

 

A Columbus business owner was issued a citation after seven illegal gambling machines were found at his store Friday night.  

 

A deputy with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department was performing a routine business check around midnight Friday night when he discovered the illegal gambling machines in Dan's County Line Store. Located on Hwy 45. S near the Lowndes County, Noxubee County line, the store is a convenience store and gas station.  

 

The deputy reported his finding to Lowndes County Narcotics, which responded to the scene and recovered more than $10,000 in cash as well as the illegal machines.  

 

David Smart, the operating manager, was issued a citation and will appear in Lowndes County Justice Court next month.

 

 

 

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