A four-month has been targeting illegal gambling operations in the cities of Beaumont and Port Arthur. The joint investigation involved the Beaumont Police Department Narcotics Unit, Port Arthur Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
With the assistance of the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the investigators have been able to obtain several search warrants for locations in Beaumont and Port Arthur. Officers served those warrants this evening at the following locations:
2685 South Major Beaumont Private residence
2695 South Major Beaumont Private residence
4380 South Fourth Beaumont Shanghai Amusement Game Room
3229 Washington Beaumont Happy Mood Amusement Game Room
3890 Highland Ave Beaumont Seashell Gift Shop
2949 College #215 Beaumont Lala Gift Shop
4948 Griffing Dr. Port Arthur Life of Luxury Gift Shop
Agencies who assisted in the execution of the search warrants include the Beaumont Police Department SWAT Team, Special Assignment Unit, and K9’s, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshall’s Service, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.