Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Illegal Gambling Operation Arrest in Shelbiana, KY
Date of News Release: 01/05/2008
(Pikeville, KY) - Trooper Jimmy Anderson and Trooper Kevin Thacker were on routine patrol in the Shelbiana area of Pike County when they observed a suspicious male subject walking around a business that was closed.
While looking for the subject, the troopers observed several vehicles parked in front of an unsecured door at the back of the business. Upon further investigation, the troopers discovered an illegal gambling operation. They located and seized several gambling slot machines and an undetermined amount of cash from the location. Larry Adkins confessed to the troopers that he was the one running the operation. Mr. Adkins was arrested at the scene without incident. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Jimmy Anderson.