Virginia Casino Robbery Thwarted

Virginia Casino Robbery Thwarted

Casinos attract all sorts of people, even criminals. They take the necessary measures and when a crime occurs, then the case is settled eventually. One such individual decided to walk away with a couple of poker chips and some cash from the cashier.

While he was getting away he was spotted and pursued by an officer. A second one started chasing him and the suspect was tackled. He managed to escape for a while before being chased a second time and caught eventually. In other words, justice was served.

Caught After Being Chased the Second Time

Troyon Johnson may have seemed like an ordinary poker player visiting the Rivers Casino in Virginia. He had the chips and he was in the room moving about the tables. Maybe he was waiting for the right table or his favorite one was full.

Either way, it didn’t take long for Johnson to show his true face. He wasn’t interested in the game. He was interested in the chips and when no one was looking he snatched a couple of them. It’s estimated that he stole $7,000 worth of chips. After that act, he shamelessly went to the cashier to cash them out.

The cashier didn’t note anything suspicious and started turning the chips into money. While he was doing that Johnson went for the register and got an additional $2,600 and started running. An officer spotted him and alerted his colleagues on the radio.

Another officer heard the call and helped him by chasing the suspect. While chasing the suspect they fell down and lost him near the exit. Naturally, the two officers started searching for Johnson again. He wasn’t far, he was hiding in some nearby bushes. It didn’t take long for the officers to find him and a second chase was underway.

The suspect was caught and arrested by the officers after the second chase. He is now waiting for his time in court. Crimes like these ones show you that fair play is the way to go. If you want to get lots of poker chips, then increase your poker skills.

Conclusion

Troyon Johnson decided to visit the Rivers Casino in Virginia and shagged a couple of poker chips. While waiting for those chips to be cashed in, he snagged some money off the register and started running. Two officers pursued him and lost him. After a while, they caught him the second time.

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Daniela Lopez, a Casino Analyst for CasinoEncyclopedia.com, excels in analyzing online casinos and game strategies. Her expert insights guide players in making informed decisions. Daniela's commitment to industry trends keeps the site a trusted resource, helping gamblers improve their play and success chances.

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