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Fulton County Sheriff's deputies and Arkansas Police Feb. 3 executed a search warrant at this storefront on Main Street in Mammoth Street where six slot machines were confiscated. (Hill 'n Holler staff photo)

Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies and Arkansas Police Feb. 3 executed a search warrant at this storefront on Main Street in Mammoth Street where six slot machines were confiscated. (Hill ‘n Holler staff photo)

Salem, Ark. — A probable cause statement authorizing a warrant for the arrest of 70-year-old Dorsey Williamson of Thayer, Mo., was signed Wednesday, Feb. 25, by16th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge David E. Miller and filed with the Fulton County Circuit Court Clerk.
The document charges Williamson with the operation of an illegal gambling house, a Class D felony, and six counts of operating gaming devices in a building, a misdemeanor.
According to the probable cause affidavit filed by the Fulton County Sherriff, police conducted a search of Williamson’s buildings in Mammoth Spring and found six slot machines and a small cash box. In a post Miranda interview, according to the probable cause statement, Williamson said he paid cash out for payouts of the machines.
Fulton County Sheriff Chief Deputy Al Roork told the Hill ’n Holler Review that he had not received the arrest warrant back and would not arrest Williamson on Wednesday.
Fulton County Sheriff and the Arkansas State Police ran an undercover operation at the building on the north side of the 200 block of 235 Main Street in Mammoth Spring and confiscated six slot machines early this month.
To see the probable cause statement, click Probable Cause – Dorsey Williamson 2-25-15.

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