Saturday, July 26 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:23:20 GMT
Forty-nine people have been arrested after police in Charlotte took part in a four-day blitz to tackle prostitution concerns in the city. According to police, the blitz took place in the city's MetroMore >>
According to police, the blitz took place in the city's Metro area after citizens reached out to police with concern of prostitution related crimes throughout the area.More >>
The Vice and Narcotics Division worked with the Alcohol Beverage Control Unit Wednesday to investigate a tip about illegal sweepstakes activity.
Detectives received information about illegal slot machines and sweepstakes activity at the Queens Gold Sweepstakes on South Tryon Street.
Officers say they found a combination of 24 electronic and slot machines, in violation of North Carolina general statute 14-306.1A. The machines contained poker, bingo, keno, and other video games that require money be deposited to play.
Detectives seized the machines and more than $1,500 in cash.
Employee Brunelle S. Pace, 23, was charged for operation of the slot machines.