Just after 10p.m. Thursday members of the Montgomery County Special Investigations Unit, Sheriff’s Department Patrol and K-9 units swooped in on the 2008 Game room located at the corner of US 59 and Ford road in Porter.
Twenty citations were issued and one arrest was made.
SIU Lt. Philip Cash stated that of the forty illegal machines they confiscated over $8000 in cash and removed the circuit boards from the machines rendering them useless. He said these game rooms are illegal because they pay out money and are actually taking advantage of the elderly and disabled vets who spend their fixed income in hopes of coming out ahead.
Arrested was Katherine Ann McIntyre, age 61 who lives in New Caney.
She is charged with Engaging in organized criminal activity and has a $1500 bond. In addition to this it was found that she had an outstanding hot check warrant for her arrest. That charge is Theft of property greater than $20 but less than $500. She remains in the Montgomery County Jail with a $1000 bond on that charge.
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