- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have executed search warrants at several central Georgia convenience stores in connection with illegal gambling practices.

According to a release from the Warner Robins Police Department, the raids started at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and were conducted in Warner Robins, Centerville, Macon, Milledgeville and Jackson.

The release says arrests are pending.

The raids were the result of an investigation that’s being conducted by Warner Robins police, the state Department of Revenue, the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Houston County District Attorney’s Office.

According to the release, investigators raided 11 businesses and four residences “in reference to records, documents and proceeds on illegal gambling practices.”

Warner Robins police spokeswoman Jennifer Parson says authorities expect to release more details later.

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