• Kurt Ward

ALE Busts Illegal Casino in Caswell County

Local and state law enforcement officials – including the Division of Alcohol Law Enforcement – busted an illegal casino in Caswell County Wednesday. During the bust, which took place in the 500 block of East Main Street in Yanceyville, officials seized guns, drugs and an undisclosed amount of cash. Officials found three unaccompanied children, several gambling machines, four firearms, 181 grams of marijuana, 251 grams of methamphetamine, oxycodone and drug paraphernalia. The children were placed in the care of Social Services. Two employees – 23-year-old Tanya King of Gretna, Virginia and 42-year-old Wendy Tosh of Danville, Virginia – were charged with felony operation of unlawful gaming machines and unauthorized possession of liquor. King was also charged with possession of marijuana. Other charges are also expected in the case.

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