Police bust illegal gambling operation in Springdale

State News

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) – Police report breaking up an illegal gambling operation in Springdale.

The Springdale Police Department (SPD) said on Thursday (July 11) they executed a search warrant on Kings Korner and Kings Xpress.

The SPD says the warrant was based on an extensive investigation, revealing that both locations had been operating illegal gambling houses.

Mark Calhoun turned himself in. He operated as someone who took the money out from the machines.

This was a joint investigation between the Springdale Police Department and Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control agents.

The case remains under investigation.

UPDATE: Three more people involved have turned themselves in for keeping an illegal gambling house.

Glen Calhoun, 72, Tammie Calhoun, 57, and Lindsey Calhoun, 29, turned themselves into Springdale Police this morning at 8 a.m.

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