Modesto, CA– Arrests made at internet cafes acting as store-fronts for illegal casinos in Modesto.
The investigation began approximately three weeks ago after members of the Crime Reduction Team received anonymous complaints from members of the community and local businesses about illegal gambling.
Two search warrants were served at Modesto locations over the last two weeks.
The following is a list of the locations and the arrests made:
1940 Crowslanding Rd #13 – “Modesto Business Center” Over 50 computers and $802 in cash seized
- Sonia Haro, 37-years-old of Modesto, cited for running an illegal gambling establishment.
- Kenneth Sims, 49-years-old of Modesto, arrested and booked for possession of methamphetamine.
3900 Pelandale Av #145 – “Boostmobile” 30 computers and $833 in cash seized
- Kevin Fleck, 43-years-old of Simpsonville, SC, arrested and booked for running an illegal gambling establishment.