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Boynton Beach police arrest six in illegal gambling bust

Posted at 2:05 PM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 14:08:28-05

Police arrested six men following a two-month investigation into illegal gambling.

Boynton Beach officers, along with members of the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, executed a search warrant Thursday at the Z-Mart convenience store at 1005 N. Seacrest Boulevard.

The police department said they received several complaints of gambling activity at the store.

The agencies seized five gambling machines and an undisclosed amount of cash, and made several arrests.

18-year-old Curtis Johnson, Jr. is facing a charge of Possession of marijuana.

51-year-old Henry Jackson is facing a charge of Possession of cocaine

36-year-old Aaron Weatherspoon is facing a charge of Possession of controlled substance without prescription and trespass on property

28-year-old Billy Rollerson is facing a charge of Trespass after warning

58-year-old Sami-Jamal Khalil and 43-year-old Paul Anthony are each facing a charge of Agent of keeping a gambling house and bookmaking.