Bloody Casino Heist Attempt in Hollywood

Bloody Casino Heist Attempt in Hollywood

Late in May, there was a failed heist attempt at a club in North Hollywood. Two armed men had entered the club and they were spotted by a security guard. Before the guard was able to reach for his pistol, he was shot several times.

The club also had an illegal casino setup which is what the assailants were after. But upon searching the premises they found no money and left. The police arrived on the scene and based on the evidence apprehended four suspects.

The Suspects Are Under Arrest After Having Shot a Guard

A nightclub near Universal Studios was the location of a failed heist that ended with the death of a security guard. The police investigated the scene and moved 30 people out of the club at the time of the investigation.

Their evidence led them to the rifles that were used in the heist. Further investigation led them to four suspects that have been linked to other armed robberies of illegal casino sites. The suspects in custody are Michael John Blankenship, Rudy Javier Madrid, Matthew Scot Riley, and Steven Hans Dunkel. Further investigation will prove if they’re tied to the heist.

As mentioned before the nightclub was the assailants’ target because of an underground casino. Two men masked themselves and equipped themselves with rifles to do the job. They entered from the back door and were seen by a security guard that went for his pistol.

Unfortunately, the assailants shot the man before he could shoot. They did so multiple times. No one else was hurt at the casino or club. The armed men were looking for money, but they didn’t find any so they left.

By the time the police got to the scene, the security guard had passed away. The police are still investigating and have yet to prove the involvement of the suspects in the case. Illegal casinos attract lots of attention from people who wouldn’t mind playing at such a venue to criminals looking to rob the place.

Conclusion

All illegal casinos attract unsavory characters like the current suspects that went in to rob the premises. You can stay safe by playing your favorite casino games at legal casinos as they are licensed to operate, provide a fair gaming experience, and a safer environment. The police will arrest the suspects and prove any involvement in the North Hollywood casino heist.

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Jennifer Lynn has spent 14 years working in the online casino industry, making her a real expert in the field. She's not just skilled at writing about casinos; she also has a deep interest in online gambling games and is a passionate researcher and player. Jennifer offers her expertise on a range of casino games and the smart strategies to use. But her life isn't all about gambling and casinos. She also loves riding horses and practicing yoga, showing that she knows how to balance her professional interests with personal passions.

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