On Saturday, December 3, 2016, Loves Park Patrol Officers received a complaint from a man who allegedly lost $700.00 in a game of chance inside Truck Liquidation Sale, 6307 N. 2nd St.
Officers responded to the store & met with staff. During the investigation, Albert Mazurkiewicz (Townsend, Georgia) was arrested & charged with Operating/Promoting Gambling. Games allegedly used in the gambling were seized.
Officers noticed that illegal weapons, including stun guns, throwing stars & brass knuckles were being offered for sale inside the store. A search warrant was obtained, the store was searched & the weapons were seized.
The store manager, Sumeet Pahouja (Powell, Ohio) was charged with Unlawful Sale of Weapons.
Anyone who purchased weapons from the store concerned about possessing the item, or who may have been drawn into the gambling is asked to call the Loves Park Police Department at (815) 654-5015, Monday through Friday, 8:00-4:30 PM.
The defendants are considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a court of law.