Dayton police break up suspected gambling parlor

Suspected gambling parlor on Home Avenue in Dayton. (WDTN Photo/Josh Ames)
Suspected gambling parlor on Home Avenue in Dayton. (WDTN Photo/Josh Ames)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton police break up a suspected illegal gambling parlor.

Officers arrived to investigate Thursday night at a house in the 2500 block of Home Avenue.

A police report indicates that several people were inside the house. It also says a craps table and several televisions were confiscated.

Brian Hunter (left), Harvey Baker (right), arrested at suspected gambling parlor. Photo/Montgomery County Jail)
Brian Hunter (left), Harvey Baker (right), arrested at suspected gambling parlor. Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

Three men were arrested, two for outstanding warrants and one for obstructing official business.

Police say in the report that two of the men arrested on warrants, Harvey Baker, 60, and Brian Hunter, 47, are known to run illegal gambling and alcohol joints.

The owner of the house says she just recently bought the property and was getting ready to rent. She told police she had no knowledge of an illegal business there.

The investigation is ongoing.

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