Officials bust alleged Morris County illegal gambling operation

Police say they have busted an alleged illegal gambling operation in Morris County.Officials say undercover investigators targeted two businesses accused of running gambling operations out

POMPTON PLAINS - Police say they have busted an alleged illegal gambling operation in Morris County.

Officials say undercover investigators targeted two businesses accused of running gambling operations out of strip malls in Pompton Plains and Parsippany.

Investigators raided Connections Internet Cafe, located at a strip mall on Route 23 in Pompton Plains, and arrested four men associated with the business.

According to the Morris County Prosecutor, customers were wagering on computerized or electronic slots.

Police say they also raided a business with the same name on New Road Plaza in Parsippany. Officials say the two investigators seized $60,000 in cash and $100,000 in electronics.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An attorney for Hopatcong Officer Nicholas Maresca says 1 Attorney: Officer had no choice but to hit man in bunny suit
Shop Small: Tons of Toys 2 Shop Small: Tons of Toys
Kevin Hodges (right) is accused of killing his 3 Police: Man used cleaver, sword, knife to kill mom, grandmother
Demolition has begun on a Totowa neighborhood that 4 Demolition begins on Totowa neighborhood damaged by hurricane
5 VIDEO: Totowa neighborhood to be torn down

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE