NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio Investigative Unit confirms a search warrant was executed at Faces Lounge in Newton Falls Thursday night. The investigation centered on alleged illegal gambling activities.

A spokesperson said the liquor permit was cited administratively, and violation notices will get turned over to the Liquor Control Commission for review.

Four people are charged with gambling activity. Rebecca Bryner, 58; Jessica Hawkins, 53; and Misty McCabe, 38; are charged with gambling. John Vencel, 58, is charged with operating a gambling house.

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