Computer slot machines seized at VFW in Batesville

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - An investigation is underway in Batesville regarding allegations of gambling at a VFW post.

According to Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery, investigators executed a search warrant at the VFW post on Chaney Drive and Meyers Street Thursday.

Several "computer style slot machines" were seized, according to Jeffery. No arrests have been announced by the sheriff's department at this time and the investigation is ongoing .

The sheriff stated the warrant was issued in response to possible gambling operations, specifically slot machines.

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