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Burglar Has Lotto Fever
Columbus, Georgia police are talking about an unusual late-night break-in at a convenience store -- unusual because of what was taken.Officers say someone broke through a glass door around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Citgo station on Veterans Parkway at River Road. But all he stole was a machine for printing lottery tickets, and two rolls of scratch-off tickets valued at $600. Trouble was, a getaway driver reportedly drove away, leaving the burglar behind.Police chased down and arrested a possible
Aug 19, 2003, 4:07 am - Lottery News

Employee accused of stealing $17,000 worth of lottery tickets
Teresa Lynette Guyton, 31, is charged with theft between $1,500 and $20,000, a third-degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Authorities accuse her of activating, stealing and cashing an unspecified number of scratch-off tickets from the Copper Mart on Boonville Road.Guyton was arrested Wednesday and released from the Brazos County Jail later that day on a $15,000 personal recognizance bond. She could not be reached for comment Thursday.Copper Mart managers cont
Aug 15, 2003, 3:38 am - Lottery News

Former lottery employee arrested for breach of trust
A former lottery employee who is the son of state Rep. John Scott was charged Thursday with taking more than $1,000 in promotional funds from the South Carolina Education Lottery. John L. Scott III was arrested about 3 p.m. Thursday and charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent, according to State Law Enforcement Division spokeswoman Kathryn Richardson. Scott received South Carolina Education Lottery promotional funds in the form of $25 American Express certificates as an employe
Aug 15, 2003, 3:30 am - Lottery News

Club Manager, Girlfriend Accused of Stealing Powerball Winner's Money
The manager of a strip club and his girlfriend were arrested Thursday for allegedly drugging a Powerball jackpot winner and stealing $545,000 of the winner's money. Authorities said Jeffrey Caplinger and Misty Arnold drugged Jack Whittaker with an unidentified substance Monday night before Caplinger took the money from Whittaker's vehicle as it idled outside the club, the Pink Pony. Caplinger and Arnold are accused of hatching the alleged scheme after Arnold saw the multimillionaire retrie
Aug 8, 2003, 2:46 am - Lottery News

Lottery theft suspects get only a ticket to jail
With more than 70 court appearances in his 25 years on Earth, you'd think that William Michael Lomas would have figured out that he's not all that good at getting away with anything. Maybe it's just bad luck he keeps getting caught. Either way, he might have decided to take luck into his own hands when he allegedly broke into the South Wellfleet General Store May 11 with two other men and took the cash register and 24 books of lottery scratch tickets, with as many as 200 tickets in each book.Pol
Aug 6, 2003, 5:45 am - Lottery News

Powerball Winner Offers 'No Excuses' for Incident
A Powerball winner who has donated more than $3 million of his record winnings to churches was drinking at a strip club when $545,000 was stolen from his sport utility vehicle, police said Tuesday.Jack Whittaker said he hopes the incident will not affect the Jack Whittaker Foundation, which he established to help charities operated by the Church of God and other causes. He also said he wanted to remind the media and the public that he is a private citizen. I'm simply a businessman who has seen h
Aug 5, 2003, 4:07 pm - Lottery News

Thieves Steal Lottery Winner's $545,000
More than half a million dollars was stolen early Tuesday from record Powerball winner Jack Whittaker's vehicle parked outside a strip club, but the money was recovered, a sheriff's deputy said. Someone broke a window in Jack Whittaker's sport utility vehicle around 2:30 a.m. and took a briefcase containing $245,000 in cash and three blank $100,000 cashier's checks, Kanawha County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Phil Morris said. The briefcase, cash and checks were later found behind a trash bin on the p
Aug 5, 2003, 11:51 am - Lottery News

Fla. Lottery official arrested on bribery charges
A Florida Lottery district manager was arrested on bribery charges Friday after allegedly accepting payment from a Gainesville store owner he thought was seeking preferential treatment in getting a lottery ticket machine. Instead, the store owner was helping the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which was monitoring the action and arrested Donnie Hampton, district manager of the Florida Lottery's Jacksonville-Gainesville office, said Sharon Gogerty, an FDLE spokeswoman. Hampton was ac
Jul 28, 2003, 3:37 am - Lottery News

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