15 people detained in illegal gambling bust after SW Side immigrant rescue call, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police detained 15 people in an illegal gambling bust on the city’s Southwest Side after someone reported seeing immigrants in the back of an 18-wheeler and called authorities. The bust happened at a location in the 15000 block of SW Loop 410 on Friday night. They said they detained 15 people who were playing with the gambling machines. They said no one among the group was sick, but only about one or two people were wearing masks. The Vice Unit will further investigate this case and interview the people detained, officers said.
Officials: 40 people cited for illegal gambling and social distancing violation after 8-liner bust
SAN ANTONIO – Forty people are detained after an 8-liner bust on the South Side, according to San Antonio police. However, after arriving on scene, officers determined no shooting had occurred and no one was injured. After going inside the residence, authorities found 40 people using 40 8-liners. SAPD: Two men shot dead in vehicle after ‘drug deal went sideways’ on North SideOfficials issued citations to all 40 people for violating the city’s ordinance for social distancing and for illegal gambling. We’ll bring more updates as they become available.