Two Arrests Made in Connection With Gambling Raid

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Police make two arrests in connection with a gambling raid over the weekend.

55-year-old Ella Kalawe has been charged with illegal gambling promotion.

Detectives say Kalawe operated the 888 Game Room in the 4200 block of Dixie.

An informant says the woman was in charge of the day to day business activities.

Kalawe bonded out Wednesday.

The owner of the business Hung Viet Ha was also arrested for engaging in criminal activity.

He was arrested Sunday and bonded out the same day.

Now this is one of several businesses under investigation.

The Life of Luxury in the 2800 block of Andrews Highway, Vegas Vegas in the 4800 block of Andrews Highway and the Lucky Game in the 2600 block of North Grandview were all busted over the weekend.

A home in the 3900 block of Norfolk Court was also busted.