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Man injured in stabbing at Montana casino

Posted on: June 3, 2024, 06:07.

Last updated on: June 3, 2024, 06:07.

A woman was arrested Sunday after stabbing a man in the parking lot of the High Tide Casino in Montana.

High Tide Casino
High Tide Casino, pictured above. A man was stabbed to death in the parking lot of the casino in Montana. (Image: Restaurant Guru)

Delanie Laforge, 32, was charged with assault with a weapon, driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a Billings police Facebook post. She was booked into the Yellowstone County Detention Center.

The victim was taken to Billings Hospital for treatment. His injuries were described by police as non-life-threatening.

On Sunday at around 2:45 p.m., the man was stabbed in the parking lot of the Billings casino. He was able to enter the small gaming area and inform an employee of his injuries.

He also described the suspect and his car. Police found the suspect a short time later at a nearby Econo Lodge motel.

According to police, two other people were also arrested. It is unclear whether charges will be brought against them.

Police did not provide any information about why the man was stabbed.

Before making the arrest, officers viewed surveillance video of the stabbing.

$200,000 seized in gambling hall raid

Authorities raided a casino in Kettering, Ohio on Thursday and discovered more than $200,000 and several slot machines.

The searches took place at an internet cafe in Kettering and a home in West Carrollton, Ohio.

An unnamed suspect was arrested and charged with operating a gambling house, possessing criminal tools and repeatedly engaging in corrupt activities, according to Ohio television station WDTN.

The court-ordered raids followed an investigation by Kettering Police into undercover gambling at the location.

Police launched an investigation because illegal gambling and money laundering may have taken place at the sites.

The investigation lasted six months before the raids took place.

Search of a grocery store in Florida

The 207 Express supermarket in Hastings, Florida, was raided on Friday on suspicion of illegal gambling.

According to Jacksonville, Florida television station WJXT, officers from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office raided the Florida supermarket looking for gambling-related activity and evidence related to illegal drugs.

It remained unclear whether incriminating evidence was found during the search ordered by the court.

After the officers completed their search, the supermarket was reopened.

It is not known whether any arrests were made following the search.

“Although this search warrant was rather narrow and perhaps focused on the drug and gambling aspect of this place, it is no surprise that the drug aspect in particular is accompanied by violence,” reported WJXT analyst Tom Hackney, a former police officer.