8-liner gameroom raided in San Patricio County, operator arrested

A San Antonio man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly running an 8-liner operation in San Patricio County.

SAN PATRICIO COUNTY (KIII NEWS) - A San Antonio man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly running an 8-liner operation in San Patricio County.

San Patricio County Sheriff's Deputies said the alleged gameroom operator, Tarun Kumar Somavarapu of San Antonio, was taken into custody and booked into the San Patricio County Jail on bonds totaling $90,000.

Deputies raided the gameroom, located in the 6200 block of Highway 77 between Sinton and Odem, around 8 p.m. Tuesday. The seized several machines and handed out tickets to those playing them.

Somavarapu faces a host of charges including taking part in organized criminal activity.

Stay connected with 3News for the latest news, sports and weather. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now.

Got an idea for a story? Send news tips to news@kiiitv.com, and visit us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!

© 2017 KIII-TV


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment
TRENDING VIDEOS