Man seeks dismissal of Internet gambling charges

Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:23 PM.

Clemmons argued that Muse had the reasonable assurance and reasonable reliance because of Walsh and City Manager Jim Freeman that it would be legal to operate, so Muse paid the license fee, but just months later, found himself charged with criminal offenses.

McAfee called the motion ridiculous.. “He always carried the warning that the Chief of Police for years felt that these machines were illegal. He had every opportunity to consult with counsel to determine his risk of putting these machines in.”

Mills said he would issue his ruling on April 24. “I’m going to read this law. I’m going to read the pleadings and then I will make a decision. I’ll do the best I can,” Mills said.

The ruling could have a bearing on the cases of eight others who face similar charges in the investigation.

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