Sacto 9-1-1
December 20, 2012
Detectives shut down alleged Lodi gambling operation

Detectives arrested 10 people on various charges at a business in Lodi where police suspect illegal gambling was taking place.

A warrant was served at the Web Stop, 920 South Cherokee Lane in Lodi, on Tuesday. Police allege that gambling was conducted on 42 computers within the business.

Patrons would wager on electronic "slot machine style" computer programs, according to police. The computers and several printers were seized in the raid on Web Stop.

A cashier and a security guard were arrested on gambling operation charges. Eight patrons were arrested on a variety of charges, including outstanding warrants, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft.

The owner of the business was interviewed by detectives. The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office will determine if she will be charged.

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