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(Norcross, Ga., June 20, 2024) – The Gwinnett County Police Department shut down an illegal “casino” and arrested 10 individuals on gambling-related charges.

On June 18, the Gwinnett County Police Department executed a search warrant at Sosa’s Billiards located at 6070 S. Norcross Tucker Road in unincorporated Norcross based on an investigation that began in 2023. The investigation started when a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in 2023 where the occupant of the vehicle stated he had just left a “casino” in the area. Undercover officers assigned to our vice unit were able to visit the establishment and confirm the illegal gambling operation. Steven Bae Kim (age 66, Duluth) was identified as the owner of the establishment and was charged with commercial gambling, keeping a place of gambling, and gambling. Seth Abernathy (age 40, Auburn) was identified as an employee and charged with commercial gambling. Eight other individuals were arrested and charged with gambling. The search warrant also led to the seizure of drugs and money.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770.513.5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  

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