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      Deputies bust up illegal gambling operation

      Some of the machines seized by investigators. / Sumter County Sheriff's Department

      Three people have been arrested in Sumter County accused of running an illegal gambling ring.

      38-year-old Muazzam Khan and 50-year-old Sohail Khan were the owners of Double D fast foods.

      They were arrested when sheriff's deputies served a warrant suspecting alcohol sales to minors, but when they got inside they found a set up of five gambling machines.

      Deputies also seized cash and a handgun.

      23-year-old store clerk Joel Garcia was also arrested. He was charged with alcohol sale to a minor.

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