MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Supreme Court has cleared the way for the governor'stask force on gambling to raid the electronic bingo operation atthe Country Crossing development in Dothan.
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a judge's order blockingthe governor's task force from raiding Country Crossing and seizingbingo machines.
The court did not address the task force's request to be givenmore time to conduct the raid since the original 10-day limit onthe search warrant expired. This means the task force will have toget a judge to issue a new search warrant.
The Supreme Court agreed with the task force's contention thatthe Houston County Commission and a local economic developmentauthority did not have standing to seek a court order blocking theraid.
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