Thursday, July 5, 2018 at approximately 7:00pm, Members of the Beaumont Special Services Division and Special Assignments Unit, with the assistance of Homeland Security Investigators, Fire Marshalls and Code Enforcement Officers, executed a search warrant at 3430 Concord (Moon Game Room) in reference to Promotion of Gambling. Upon entry it was discovered that the employees were using a magnetic lock to keep people from freely coming in and out of the game room. An uniformed, unlicensed security guard with an air soft gun was found inside. Approximately 30 people were identified inside the game room. Two arrests were made for outstanding warrants. The person operating the game room was identified as Hoang Cong Nguyen. Approximately $9,400.00 in cash was seized from the business along with electronics from approximately 40 eight liner machines. Beaumont Police Investigators, Fire Marshalls and Code Enforcement filed numerous violations and notices on the game room as well. Additional charges are pending.
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