For Immediate Release
September 27, 2023
Firearms Recovered, Three in Custody after Illegal Casino Bust
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is currently investigating an illegal casino operation. On the morning of September 26, 2023, officers from the OPD Violent Crime Operations Center (VCOC), the US Marshals Task Force, ATF, and the San Ramon Police Department served an arrest and search warrant at an illegal gambling establishment located in the 900 block of 77th Avenue.
During the investigation, officers recovered a rifle, shotgun, handgun, and illegal gambling machines. Additionally, officers located a significant amount of evidence connected to a recent homicide in Oakland.
Three individuals were taken into custody for outstanding warrants.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information can contact the Oakland Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at (510) 238-3821.
OPD has recovered more than 900 firearms this year.