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      66 year old arrested for illegal gambling machines in his home

      66 year old arrested for illegal gambling machines in his home

      LEXINGTON, S.C. (WACH) - Lexington County deputies arrested a 66-year-old man, saying he had 20 illegal video gambling devices in a mobile home near his property in near West Columbia.

      Lexington Sheriff James R. Metts said David Lee Chase of Greenwood Drive, West Columbia turned himself into the Lexington Sheriff's Department. this morning.

      On November 27 Lexington narcotics deputies found that Chase unlawfully stored the machines and a fan motor, Metts said. Chase told the deputies the machines and equipment were kept in the mobile home from when he operated video poker machines before video gambling was outlawed in South Carolina in 1999,

      The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) seized the the machines.