APPD closes gambling operation

A local gambling operation was shut down by the Aransas Pass Police Department (APPD) after a business owner and two of his employees were arrested Thursday, Jan. 10 and charged with Class A misdemeanors on gambling-related offenses

According to information from APPD Detective Sgt. Frank Kent the three individuals arrested after a search warrant was served at the Dueling Pistols bar are owner 37-yearold Kevin Lee Simon, and his employees, Vicki Lynn Gifford, 50; and Heather McGinnis Bustos. Simon was charged with “keeping a gambling place,” and Gifford and Bustos were charged with “promotion of gambling.”


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