Today, the Michigan Attorney General's office announced three people have been arraigned on several felony gaming-related charges for their roles in an illegal gambling operation.

The illegal operation allegedly took place at Spin City on Miller Road in Flint between July 2018 and February 2019.

The location was issued a cease-and-desist order from the Michigan Attorney General’s office earlier this year, but continued to operate the business that offered nearly 30 slot-style gaming stations.

The charges issued are as follows:

  • Marjorie Brown, 50, of Flint, is charged with one felony count of Gambling Operation – Felony Violation, two counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime, and one high court misdemeanor for Maintaining a Gambling House or Room.
  • Kara Shilling, 35, of Flint, is charged with one felony count of Conducting a Criminal Enterprise, one felony count of Conspiracy of a Criminal Enterprise, one felony count of Gambling Operation – Felony Operation, two felony counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime, and one high court misdemeanor for Maintaining a Gambling House or Room.
  • Anthony Sutton, 50, of Wilmington, North Carolina, is charged with one felony count of Conducting a Criminal Enterprise, one felony count of Conspiracy of a Criminal Enterprise, one felony count of Gambling Operation – Felony Violation, two felony counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime, and one high court misdemeanor for Maintaining a Gambling House or Room. He came back to Michigan to face his charges.

A preliminary exam is scheduled for Friday, July 5, before Ingham County 54A District Court Judge Hugh Clarke Jr.