The number is up for illegal gambling shop


BOONEVILLE (WCBI) – A Tishomingo man is charged with running an illegal gambling operation in Booneville.   A tip led officers to the On The Spot game room on North Second Street.   A search warrant turned up an illegal gambling machine along with other gambling related items.


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The owner,  35 year old Dustin Wilkins of Tishomingo, has been charged with facilitation of illegal gambling by electronic means, operating a business without a permit, and violation of the tobacco ordinance. The business was shut down upon completion of the search and will remain closed until a permit is obtained for operation and it has been brought up to code.