Akron man arrested for breaking into gambling parlor

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Summit County Sheriffs deputies arrest a man they say broke into a gambling parlor. Happened at the Lucky 777 at 2280 South Arlington Road in Coventry Township on July 21st.

Deputies say 25-year-old Geric Ellis forced his way in the business, but was unable to get into the cash drawer.

During the investigation, deputies were able to identify Ellis as the suspect. When Ellis returned to the Lucky 777 on July 25th, deputies were notified and arrested Ellis while he was gambling.

Deputies say Ellis confessed to the break-in. He is charged with one count of Breaking and Entering and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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