82-year-old woman, 2 others arrested for running illegal gambling operation

MOBILE, Ala. — Three women were arrested in Mobile after deputies razed a pool hall and found an illegal gambling operation.

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The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office executed a warrant Tuesday at the Rear Pock after an anonymous tip was sent through their website, according to

Deputies found six slot machines, U.S. currency form machines and gambling records and notes, the news site reported. Investigators also found what they believed to be ecstasy and cocaine.

Grace Marie Willis, 82, was arrested and charged with promoting gambling, possession of gambling devices and possession of gambling records, according to WPMI. Lisa Ann Carpenter, 60, is facing the same charges.

Felicia Suzanne Pierce, 45, was arrested and charged with promoting gambling, the news outlet reported.

Willis, Carpenter and Pierce all posted bond and have since been released, reported.

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