Police bust two illegal gambling rings in Providence

By News Staff


Providence Police arrested 9 people in two illegal gambling ring busts.

Investigation revealed they were involved in sports betting and a Dominican lottery.

In an announcement Thursday afternoon, police and Mayor Jorge Elorza said the 7-month long investigation led to the discovery of over $69,000 and a quarter kilo of fentanyl, which is worth about $60,000.

We will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.

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