Police Raid Jacksonville Business For Gambling

Undercover Jacksonville police officers raided a Henderson Drive business for gambling.

The business is Minutes To Win It, that's at the corner of Henderson and Onslow Drive.

Ryan McGuire of Jacksonville was arrested on two counts of keeping gaming tables, one count possession of marijuana, one count of maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say the raid came after reports from the public and an an on-going undercover investigation.

The search netted police several gaming machines and cash. Police say further arrests are anticipated.

The 31-year-old McGuire is being held in the Onslow County jail under a $3,000 secured bond.

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  • by gw Location: jacksonville on Feb 8, 2010 at 07:10 PM
    guess what they got machines back guess they were legal thanks jpd
  • by Me Location: Jacksonville, NC on Dec 2, 2009 at 01:56 AM
    Their machines were legal! They will get it all back after they go to court! The only people that were ripped off are the people that were there the day of the raid and the one not profiting now because of it! Only adults are allowed to play and believe me, they're not forced! As for drugs found, it was a small glass pipe that pot had been smoked out of! We're not talking about cocaine or crack or any large quantity of a controlled substance! The business has been there a few years, quite a long time for an illegal business that judges ride past every day to stay in business, huh?!
  • by gw Location: jacksonville on Nov 25, 2009 at 08:32 PM
    completly leagal another JPD spotlite op..........they need to look at the laws....
  • by Sam Saw Location: Jacksonville on Nov 25, 2009 at 05:27 PM
    They're toast, flaunting it right under the public's eye on Henderson Drive where the judges drive by each day. This was important; look at the drugs that were found and how this place ripped off Hispanic persons.
  • by stewart Location: allen williams on Nov 25, 2009 at 02:13 PM
    It is only illegal if the state is not getting their taste.Big deal.
  • by Buzz Location: MillCreek on Nov 25, 2009 at 01:54 PM
    I thought that the state had endorsed (embraced)gambling, I'm Soo confused!!! buzz-
  • by Mike. on Nov 25, 2009 at 01:16 PM
    Dangerous work.They need to be raiding the drug lords,and weapon dealers.

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