Perry deputies bust illegal gambling house

BEAUMONT, MS (WDAM) - 13 people are facing misdemeanor charges after being busted at an illegal gambling house in Beaumont Thursday night. 12 women and 1 man were arrested by Perry County Sheriff's Department deputies at a home at 2014 Bolton Ave. around 8:45 p.m.

Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith said the suspects were taken into custody for gambling on card games in a shed next to the house. He said cards and about $1,200 in cash were confiscated.

Sheriff Smith said the arrests came after several months of investigating the residence.

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