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2 arrested in gambling operation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Fayetteville Police have arrested two people in connection with an illegal gambling operation at the Fayette Gift Shop.

The first suspect, 21-year-old Corina Venegas-Corral of Riverdale, was taken into custody during the police raid on the business on Apr. 17. Fayetteville Police spokesman Det. Mike Whitlow said she was charged with commercial gambling.

Sameer Syed, 32, of Peachtree City turned himself in on Monday. He was charged with commercial gambling and keeping a gambling place.

Whitlow said the investigation continues and more arrests are possible.

Anyone with information about illegal gambling in Fayette County is encouraged to call police at 770-461-4441.

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