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Police News: Casino Style Gambling

Post Date:05/10/2017

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On May 9th, officers from the Smyrna Police Department and two members of the Rutherford County EMS SORT Team executed search warrants at two locations in Smyrna after a lengthy investigation into illegal gambling.

As a result of these search warrants, officers seized over $18,000 in currency, guns, a small amount of narcotics, and gambling paraphernalia. Two subjects were charged with aggravated promotion of gambling and possession of gambling devices, Russell Hairr and George Barton. Bond was set at $11,000 for Hairr and $17,000 for Barton. Both individuals are currently being held at the Rutherford County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing and other charges are still pending. 

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