Search warrants served for alleged illegal gambling

STEUBENVILLE – Agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation executed eight search warrants on Friday in connection with an investigation into illegal gambling.

A spokesperson for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office said the search warrants were executed as part of a joint investigation with City Police.

The spokesperson had no further comment on the raids or what was found.

City Police Chief William McCafferty had no comment on the raids or the investigation, only saying it was an ongoing investigation.

The attorney general’s office reported the following addresses on the search warrants: 61 Laurel Hills Drive; 220 S. Fourth St. (Canadian Confectionery); 4240 Sunset Blvd. (the 777); 391 Terri Ave.; 118 S. Ninth St.; 213 S. Fourth St.; 2320 county Road 25, Bloomingdale; and 112 Grandview Drive, Wintersville.