Address: 201 Southern Magnolia Lane – Sanford
1 Count – Maintaining A Gambling Establishment
44 Counts – Possession of a Coin Operated Device
What: Crisante and a legal representative arrived at the Booking Desk of the Pinellas County Jail this afternoon, April 25, 2012. A warrant had been issued for her arrest last week on a total of 45 counts in connection with Operating a Gambling Establishment and Possessing Coin Operated Devices at the Palm Harbor Internet cafe, described by detectives as a “sweepstakes cafe”.
Where: Crisante turned herself in at the Pinellas County Jail.
When: Crisante surrendered today, April 25, 2012.
The Palm Harbor Internet Café was located at 38541 US Highway 19 North.
The warrant for and arrest of Crisante are the result of a nearly year-long investigation into the Palm Harbor Internet Cafe business, and a part of the Sheriff’s Office ongoing investigation into sweepstakes cafes operating in Pinellas County.