Illegal Video Slot Machines seized from Exxon Gas Station on West Main Street in Stroudsburg
Stroudsburg - On Tuesday, 11/23/2021, the Monroe County District Attorney'sOffice Criminal Investigations Division (MCDA CID) executed a search warrant upon an Exxon gas station located at 1650 West Main Street in Stroudsburg Borough. The search warrants executed were to search for and seize illegal gambling devices, in this case video slot machines, which were being operated within the business.
Detectives with the Monroe County District Attorney's Office were assisted in the execution of both of these warrants by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control and Enforcement (PSP BLCE) and the Stroud Area Regional Police Department (SARPD).
This search warrant is the result of a number of ongoing criminal investigations into illegal video gambling devices that are being operated in Monroe County. As a result of the search warrant, nine (9) video gambling devices were seized from the gas station and a total of $478.00 in proceeds of illegal gambling were seized.