CHARLOTTE, N.C. Two employees who worked at the sweepstakes business on East Woodlawn Road were arrested and charged Friday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the business at 250 East Woodlawn Road failed to comply with a written notice from the District Attorney s office.

According to officials the business was violating NC gambling and electronic sweepstakes laws. A search warrant aided officials in seizing 39 electronic sweepstakes gaming machines, $4,400 in currency, marijuana, and a firearm.

Police said the two employees, Achille Eddie Adair and Jeremiah Scott Monroe, were arrested and charged with narcotics possession.

The investigation continues, and additional criminal charges are pending, police said.

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