HOUSTON – An illegal game room in northwest Harris County was shut down earlier this week following an undercover investigation.
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According to Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman, officers received several tips of illegal activity happening at the 11000 block of Veteran Memorial Dr.
(Photo courtesy of Harris County Constable, Precinct 4 Mark Herman)
Reports were, officials said, that illegal gambling was occurring inside the establishment and after an undercover investigation led them to confirm suspicions, a warrant was filed.
On Tuesday, officers executed the search warrant and seized more than $9,000 in gambling proceeds, several gambling devices, and “documentation supporting illegal gambling within the establishment.”
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Dai Puc Pham, 25, an employee at the location was arrested and given a misdemeanor charge for Possession Gambling Equipment/ Paraphernalia and Operating A Game Room without a permit.
Phuc Pham (Photo courtesy of Harris County Constable, Precinct 4 Mark Herman)
As of Saturday, officials confirmed he is out on bond after it was set at $200.
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