Police Search Enfield, Bloomfield Businesses After Gambling Reports
(Farmington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State and local police searched businesses in Enfield and Bloomfield Tuesday in a coordinated effort following a three-month-investigation into internet gambling,
The Mousepad on Route 5 has been the focus of complaints about alleged gambling.
State Police said no arrests have been made.
State Police said troopers and officers have warrants to search the business.
On its Facebook account, the shop says it offers free sweepstakes games and cash prizes daily.
In connection with the Enfield investigation, Bloomfield Police with search warrants searched the Bloomfield Business Center on Park Avenue and storage units on Old Windsor Road. One person was arrested, 32-year-old Derieka Henry of Manchester, on charges of breach of peace and interfering with police.
Police carried out the searches in Enfield and Bloomfield simultaneously, and say the investigation is continuing.
Besides state and local police, the investigation involved the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office, the Department of Consumer Protection, the Department of Revenue Services.