Slot machines are seized in shops in the east of ManausThey were arrested three men, bar owners, is a woman, owner of a beauty salon, where the machines were found.
The Civil Police of Amazonas, It broke out on Thursday afternoon, day 18, por volta the 15h, in Mauazinho neighborhood, East of Manaus, the operation "Game Over", which resulted in seizures seven slot machines in different establishments in the area.
According to the holder of 29 DIP, Kelene Steps, Civil Police received popular complaints about the illegal practice and started investigations, which lasted a week.
"After we map the site and performing the survey of possible targets could seize seven slot machines in shops located in different areas of the neighborhood Mauazinho. We found inside the machines R $ 175,25 in coins 25 cents ", He explained Kelene Steps.
The police official said at the time of inspection, They were arrested three men, bar owners, is a woman, owner of a beauty salon, where the machines were found. Violators were taken to the police station, which provided clarifications and signed an Occurrence of Robust (TCO), by misdemeanor crime of gambling.
After the procedures applicable in the 29 DIP, they were released to answer for the crime in freedom. "The operation" Game Over "aimed to reduce criminal activity in the neighborhood Mauazinho, since we were informed of the unlawful practice through complaints. We understand that even children were using the gaming machines. The action will continue to be suppressed the most of this type of crime ", concluded the holder of the police unit.