Oklahoma City casino shut down; 8 people arrested

Oklahoma City Police Department officers executed a search warrant on an illegal casino in the Asian District of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States just before 10:00 p.m. on October 28, 2022. The officers shut down the casino and arrested eight suspects.

Among the items found in the casino were gambling machines, gambling tables and money from the gambling operation. The officers also found multiple rounds of vacuumed sealed marijuana consistent with the intention to distribute.


The Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office has yet to file charges against the eight arrestees, who were booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center in Oklahoma City. Here is the list of the suspects:

Hong Zheng34Male
Ji Ni60Male
Lei Wang34Female
Meilan Chen32Female
Meiyu Chen65Female
Qi Zheng54Male
Sha Zie36Female
Shengkun Weng32Male

Oklahoma City was founded on April 22, 1889 and incorporated on July 15, 1890. It is home to several professional sports teams, including the National Basketball Association team Oklahoma City Thunder.

David Holt, 43, is the 35th and incumbent mayor of Oklahoma City. NBA star Blake Griffin, 33, and actors Lexi Ainsworth, 29, and Mason Cook, 22, were born in the city.

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