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Operation Bishop raids sweepstakes vendor

PRESS Staff Report Operation Bishop investigators executed three search warrants on South Padre Island last Thursday at an alleged illegal-gambling establishment, a local business and a private residence all in connection with the Laguna Madre Scholarship Foundation. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the …

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American Legion raided

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Operation Bishop investigators raided The American Legion in Port Isabel last Thursday, seizing 27 gambling devices and $606 in currency. The establishment, located at 819 S. Garcia St., had allegedly been paying illegal amounts of cash to its patrons. Authorities will continue to investigate the property owner; however, no …

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GREAT OUTDOORS: Illegal is a Four-letter word

By JIM FOSTER Special to the Parade In this day of “bending the laws,” we sometimes overlook the fact that laws have been broken, at times beyond repair. Fishing without the proper license is bad enough, but being an “outdoor outlaw for profit” is a whole other matter. Sharks are the most common target and …

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