High Point Restaurant Owner Facing Felony Sweepstakes Charges

12:39 PM, Aug 26, 2013   |    comments
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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A restaurant owner in High Point was arrested and is facing felony charges for illegal sweepstakes machines.

Police said they seized several items from Skylar Mayes Bar & Grill on South Main Street on Thursday. Among the items were three TVs, 49 sweepstakes gaming devices, one computer, surveillance equipment, 2.9 grams of marijuana, paperwork and $7,209.

James Lindsay Matthews was charged with Felony Possession of more than Five Sweepstakes Machines and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. He was released on a Written Promise to Appear.

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