Illegal gambling business busted in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD)– The Dorchester County Sherrif’s Office says they seized 10 gambling machines and $11,900 from a business in Summerville.

Officials say they  began an investigation into illegal gambling at 398-F West 5th North Street Summerville after observing suspicious activity.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and the Summerville Police Metro Narcotics Unit say they saw business owners moving gambling machines from a moving truck to the business.

Reports say an undercover Detective infiltrated the gambling business and was able to play the machines on several occasions.

On June 9, 2017 a search warrant was executed at the location as well as a 371 Spring View Lane Summerville.

Detectives arrested Jason Wong for Unlawful Games and Betting (16-19-40) and cited a clerk.

Wong bonded out of jail on June 10th.

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