Fort Dodge Illegal Gambling Investigation | Crime
On Friday, July 15, 2011 at approximately 10:00 A.M. members of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Fort Dodge Police Deapartment served search warrants at three locations (listed below) in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The search warrants were part of an on-going illegal gambling investingation conducted jointly by the listed agencies.
During the service of the warrants two subjects were arrested (listed below). Evidence and contraband was recovered and will be processed from each of the locations. Additional investigation and follow up will be conducted to identify those involved and to charges. As new information develops and charging information becomes available it will be released.
Locations where search warrants were served:
1. Fred’s Craft and Hobby – 1453 S. 22nd St. Fort Dodge, Iowa
Hoerchler, Paul W. DOB: 11/7/1950 Address: 110 Lincoln St. Otho Iowa
Hoerchler, April M. DOB: 04/25/1953 Address: 110 Lincoln St. Otho Iowa
2. Bickford Reality – 814 1st Ave. South
3. Garden of Eatin Café – 1101 Central Ave.