Six arrested in internet casino bust


At least six people were arrested over the weekend after officials served a search warrant at an illegal gambling establishment.

On Saturday just before midnight, Kern County Sheriff’s Office seized 24 gambling machines, $17,000 and located a honey oil lab inside an internet casino at 2568 S Union Ave.

Officials found a safe with a large amount of honey oil or concentrated marijuana residue, according to KCSO.

As a result of the bust, one employee was arrested, accused of illegal gaming, according to KCSO. Four other people were arrested for outstanding warrants and one person was arrested on drug charges.

In the last three weeks, deputies have responded to at least five illegal gambling establishments, according to KCSO.

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