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A man was arrested after authorities discovered a dozen illegal gambling machines in his home.
Herman Creech, 64, was charged with gambling/ keeping a gaming house after Columbia police received a Crimestopper tip, Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said.
The machines were discovered by North Region’s Special Operations Group inside a residence in the 4700 block of Norman Street Sept. 24.
Officers seized the machines, more than $2,500 and two ledgers during the investigation.
Three were given citations for violating the gambling city ordinance.