This week is likely to bring developments in a quiet investigation that’s been going on into alleged gambling in Ottumwa. An agent for the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says he expects “some type of movement” in an investigation of a gambling ring in Ottumwa. Steve Bogle with the DCI says the gambling investigation began around the first of the year, as the result of an embezzlement case that was investigated by Ottumwa. police, the DCI and state Attorney General. Within the past 7 week search warrants have been executed, all of them sealed by the court. To date, no arrests have been made or charges filed, and Bogle says he can’t confirm where those search warrants were executed, or who’s involved.
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