Man Arrested, Business Raided in Monahans

MONAHANS - Authorities raided a Monahans gaming business on Friday afternoon seizing dozens of computers.

Police raided the Rose-N-2-Thorns Internet Cafe at 1028 South Stockton.

Police arrested 33-year-old Christopher Douglas Purcell of Odessa for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, Gambling, Promotion, Keeping a Gambling Place and Possession of a Gambling Device.

49 internet gaming computers were seized.

The arrest and search of the business was the result of an undercover investigation by the Monahans and Pecos Police Department.