Napoleon Businessman Hit With 24 Criminal Charges Following Gambling Raids

Last week’s raids by law enforce­ment on two tobacco shops in Williams County and a truck stop in Napoleon, has now ended up with a long list of seri­ous charges against an area man.

62 year old Michael Adams of Napoleon, the owner of all the busi­nesses that were hit, is now accused of 24 crim­i­nal charges, includ­ing 12 counts of gam­bling, six counts of oper­at­ing gam­bling houses and six counts of pub­lic gam­bling.

The search war­rants were car­ried out last Thurs­day morn­ing at the Cut Rate Tobacco Shop in Bryan; Bur­ley Leaf Cut Rate Tobacco in Mont­pe­lier; and the Petro 2 Truck Stop in Napoleon.

Slot machines and quar­ter push machines, records and cash were all seized. Addi­tional charges may be filed.

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