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3 Women Arrested by GBI for Unlicensed Gambling Operation

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation charged three women this week for their roles in an unlicensed gambling operation.

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GBI agents arrested Gloria Marshall, age 61, Patricia Thomas, age 65, and Lisa Trimble, age 55, all of Homerville, on September 8, 2022. They’ve been charged with:

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  • Operating Unlicensed COAMS (Felony)
  • Commercial Gambling (Felony)
  • Keeping a Gambling Place (Misdemeanor)

The GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Clinch County Sheriff’s Office, the Homerville Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation executed search warrants at one unlicensed location at 3665 Pearson Highway in Homerville, and one residence.

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During the course of a lengthy investigation, agents discovered an unlicensed business operating Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAMS) where customers were receiving cash payouts for winning credits. In Georgia, COAMS must be properly licensed by the Georgia Lottery and credits may only be redeemed for lottery tickets and/or store merchandise.

Marshall faces additional charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession with Intent to Distribute.

Homerville in Clinch County, GA

The Georgia Virtue
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