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Lawmen raid 3 casinos

More than two dozen people were arrested and guns, drugs and more than 200 gaming machines were seized Monday when warrants were served at illegal casinos throughout Robeson County. Lawman said many of those accused claimed sovereign status, saying they were not subject to state and federal laws.

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Tuscarora Nation

10/3/2019

article Tuscaroras will appeal recognition rejection
(North Carolina) -- After the rejection of a bid for state recognition in September by the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs, a confederacy of Tuscarora tribes...

7/29/2019

article Third-time felon admits Christmas Day robbery try in Niagara Falls
(New York) -- Lucas R. Mitten, who has been to state prison twice before for violent crimes, is headed there again after pleading guilty Monday to attempted second-...

5/2/2019

article Two-time felon charged with Christmas Day holdup try at 7-Eleven
(New York) -- Lucas R. Mitten, who has two violent felony convictions, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Niagara County Court to charges that he tried to rob a convenience...

1/29/2019

article Tuscarora Nation’s petition for recognition
(North Carolina) -- On Jan. 24, the Tuscarora Confederacy of Robeson County delivered its final response to the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs Preliminary...

12/17/2018

article Blacked-out windows and secret police: NC gambling ring raided — again, authorities say
(North Carolina) -- In July, Robeson County deputies along with state and federal agents raided a network of what they called illegal casinos in rural North Carolina....

12/15/2018

article Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid
(North Carolina) -- Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North...

8/22/2018

article Tuscarora Reservation man admits breaking rival's leg by striking him with a car
(New York) -- A resident of the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in Lewiston admitted Wednesday that he intentionally drove his car at another man, breaking the victim's...

8/14/2018

article JACOBS: Tuscarora Indians are federally recognized
(North Carolina) -- According to the U.S. Department of Interior-Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Memorandum Letter dated Sept. 26, 1975, the 10-page letter by the...

8/4/2018

article North Carolina raids 3 casinos run by unrecognized tribe
(North Carolina) -- Authorities arrested 26 people in raids on three casinos they say were illegally operated by the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina, which...

8/1/2018

article Native Americans claiming to be a sovereign nation arrested
(North Carolina) -- More than two dozen Robeson County people identifying themselves as members of the Tuscarora Indian Tribe face charges of operating illegal gambling...

7/31/2018

article EDITORIAL: Casino raids show state law powerless to prevent gambling [sub req]
(North Carolina) -- The story is mind-boggling: Three full-fledged gambling casinos, doing business around the clock, policed by their own law-enforcement operation and...
article ‘I was not breaking any laws’
(North Carolina) -- The man who claims Tuscarora Nation citizenship and ran one of three casinos recently shut down by state, federal and local law enforcement agencies...

7/28/2018

article Two more charged with gaming in connection to casino raids
(North Carolina) -- Two more people have been arrested in connection to the raids Monday on illegal casinos that netted more than two dozen arrests, guns, drugs and more...

7/27/2018

article 26 sovereign citizens arrested for operating illegal casinos in North Carolina
(North Carolina) -- Federal, state and local law enforcement authorities conducted a joint operation on Monday, July 23, 2018, to stem the illicit gambling activities by...
article Tuscarora Nation fights back after raids on casinos
(North Carolina) -- Members of the Tuscarora Nation are speaking out after law enforcement raided three illegal casinos, arrested 24 members, and seized vehicles,...

7/26/2018

article Tuscarora Indian tribe members stand up against gambling charges
(North Carolina) -- Tuscarora Nation members are standing up for themselves following a raid that shut down three casinos. Gambling, running an illegal police force and...

7/25/2018

article N.C. ALE arrests “Sovereign Citizens” in Robeson County for illegal casinos
(North Carolina) -- Members of a group who identify themselves as the “Tuscarora Nation” faced charges Monday, July 23 of gambling, manufacturing controlled...

7/24/2018

article After NC casino raids, a look at Tuscarora Indians and a suspect’s infamous kidnapping past
(North Carolina) -- North Carolina on Monday raided three illegal casinos in Robeson County and arrested at least 26 people on charges of gambling, manufacturing...
article Bond set for 14 members of sovereign nation arrested for illegal gambling
(North Carolina) -- Bond has been set for a few of the more than 26 people arrested and charged with illegal gambling in Robeson County on Monday. The arrests were part...
article NC Arrests 26 in Raids of Three ‘Sovereign’ Casinos
(North Carolina) -- What began as complaints of illegal activity turned into a yearlong investigation of casinos in Robeson County, N.C. And on Monday officials...
article Newspaper hostage-taker among those charged in raid
(North Carolina) -- One of the two men who held The Robesonian newspaper employees hostage 30 years ago operated one of the three illegal casinos raided Monday that...
article OP/ED: In Tuscarora raids, state denies Native Americans' identity
(North Carolina) -- Authorities were doing their job when they raided the Tuscarora Nation's unlicensed casinos. They stretched the truth, however, when they...

7/23/2018

article 26 members of Native American tribe arrested in Robeson County for illegal casinos
(North Carolina) -- More than two dozen members of a sovereign citizen group are charged with gambling, manufacturing controlled substances, and money laundering at...
article ALE Arrests Sovereign Nation Members in Robeson County for Illegal Casinos
(North Carolina) -- Members of a sovereign citizen group faced charges Monday of gambling, manufacturing controlled substances and money laundering at illegal casinos in...
article Dozens of tribal members accused of money laundering, other charges in connection with casinos
(North Carolina) -- A year-long multi-agency investigation into three North Carolina casinos has led to charges against dozens of members of the Tuscarora Nation. The...
article Drugs, guns, gambling, and secret police: Huge raid caps yearlong investigation in NC
(North Carolina) -- What began as complaints of illegal activity turned into a yearlong investigation of casinos in Robeson County, North Carolina. And on Monday...
article Lawmen raid 3 casinos
(North Carolina) -- More than two dozen people were arrested and guns, drugs and more than 200 gaming machines were seized Monday when warrants were served at illegal...
article Robeson County casinos raided; Tuscarora leader among more than 25 arrested
(North Carolina) -- More than 25 people were being rounded up today after a year-long investigation into illegal gaming, drugs and weapons activities at three locations...

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