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Alleged gaming offenses earn trio Twin River bans

October 1, 2013

LINCOLN – A Twin River table game player was issued a permanent ejection for allegedly counting cards in violation of state table gaming rules following an incident at the casino early Saturday morning.

Lt. Wayne Bouthillette reported John A. Lemieux, 49, of Brockton, Mass., was issued the ejection after Twin River Security Capt. William Shepherd investigated the reported incident of card counting at 3:18 a.m. Saturday.

Lemieux was advised that if he returns to the Twin River property he will face criminal trespassing charges, Bouthillette said. Lemieux was escorted out of the building without incident, police said.

In a second incident of alleged card counting at the table games area Saturday morning, Michael A. Thibeau, 41, of Rockland, Mass., was also issued a permanent ejection notice over the incident. Capt. Shepherd reported Thibeau was given the necessary paperwork for the ejection and notified he would face criminal trespass charges if he returned to the casino, police said.

And in a third gaming incident investigated by police at Twin River over the weekend, Lidia Savino, 56, of Medford, Mass., was alleged to have taken a gambling chip following an incident at 10:04 p.m. Friday.
Patrolman Edward Walusiak reported Savino was alleged to have taken a $500 chip from another player at the blsckjack tables adjacent to the Event Center.

The victim told Walusiak she could not find her $500 chip, and a check of surveillance video identified Savino as the party believed to have taken the chip.

After allegedly observing the victim’s chip on the floor near the victim, Savino was observed dropping her own chips onto the floor and picking up all the chips together, Walusiak reported. The victim requested her chip be returned to her, and Savino was issued a permanent ejection from Twin River, police said.

In other matters, Chad L. Jackvony, 23, of Grandview Ave., Lincoln, was charged with felony breaking and entering without consent, after being located at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on an outstanding warrant issued over an alleged Sept. 17 breaking and entering.

Jackvony is also charged with larceny under $1,500 in connection with the incident, according to Patrolman Christopher W. Nightingale.
A total of 30 Clonazepam pills were reported taken in the incident, according to police. Jackvony was arraigned before a Justice of the Peace and transported to the ACI to await a bail hearing, police said.

Nathan A. Andrade, 23, of Lucas Street, Pawtucket, was charged with larceny of a Pantex Press machine valued at $5,000 from Luxury Cleaners, 610 Smithfield Ave., on Sept. 24, according to police.

Andrade was wanted on a warrant for the felony charge, according to Patrolman Christopher Hannon, and was picked up in Pawtucket with the help of Pawtucket police at 7 p.m. on Sunday. He was processed at police headquarters on the charge and held for arraignment before a justice of the peace, police said.

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