Arrests Made in Houston County Commercial Gambling Investigation
Warner Robins, GA. – As of 11/15/18, following arrests were made:
Kevin Huggler, 37, Warner Robins, GA
Kyong Huggler, 62, Warner Robins, GA
Dennis Huggler, 65, Warner Robins, GA
William Wright, 36, Bonaire, GA
More arrests are pending.
On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Warner Robins Police Department, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue executed four (4) search warrants in Houston County for violations of Georgia’s commercial gambling laws.
Search warrants were served at three (3) business locations and one (1) residential location. While searching the locations, agents collected evidence related to crimes of commercial gambling and seized monetary assets gained from the illegal use of gaming machines.
All of the business locations are currently licensed to operate Coin Operated Amusement Machines. However, during the course of the investigation, agents discovered customers were receiving cash payouts for winning credits. In Georgia, credits may only be redeemed for lottery tickets and/or store merchandise.
Search warrants were executed at the following business locations:
Lucky’s Boutique #1, 748 North Houston Road, Ste. J, Warner Robins
Lucky’s Boutique #2, 2507 Moody Road, Ste. C, Warner Robins
Lucky’s Boutique #3, 813 North Houston Road, Ste. C, Warner Robins
Multiple arrests are pending.
Cindy Ledford - Special Agent in Charge