NHSO Vice and Narcotics Unit Bust Gambling Operation

NHSO Vice and Narcotics Unit Bust Gambling Operation

 

     The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit busted a second illegal gambling operation in New Hanover County for 2013.  After a two week investigation the unit executed a search warrant today at 2:00 pm. The business, The Carolina Winery located at 2824 Suite 6 Carolina Beach Rd. has been operating illegal gambling machines.  After conducting several undercover operations in the business Detectives were able to secure a search warrant.  Over a dozen machines were confiscated and Mary Hitt Woodie, a 56 year old white female was cited for operating/conducting a server based electronic game.  “Once they recognized that the law has changed and we were enforcing it, a lot of owners did the right thing, those that didn’t we’re going to pursue”, stated Captain D.A. Ciamillo.

 

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