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Police uncover illegal gambling operation at Norfolk vape shop

Two people were arrested. Investigators also seized several illegal gaming stations, computers and around $1600.
Credit: Norfolk Police

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk police have broken up an illegal gambling operation at a vape shop after uncovering the illegal enterprise at a local vape shop.

Investigators were sent to the Lucky Vape Lounge on E. Little Creek Road Wednesday morning after reports surfaced that some unlawful activity was taking place there.

They executed a search warrant at the business and found multiple illegal gaming stations, computers and around $1,600.

Credit: Norfolk Police Department

All the items and cash were seized and two people were taken into custody.

Ann P. Barker, 53, and Major J. Riley III, 64, were arrested and charged with possessing an illegal gambling device. Riley was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

Police encourage people to report suspicious activity they might see at businesses by calling the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Credit: Norfolk Police Department