Manager sentenced in Love County illegal horse racing operation

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

LOVE COUNTY, Okla. -- The manager of an illegal horse racing operation in Love County will have to pay thousands of dollars in fines and penalties.

Jesse Romero was sentenced in Love County District Court today for his role in a gambling operation.

Law officers raided the track outside of Thackerville back in July.

Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson says Romero will have to pay $37,000 after pleading guilty to conspiracy, gambling, and other charges.

Romero is one of 17 people that have pleaded guilty in the case.


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  • by Anonymous Location: Gunter Texas on Feb 22, 2008 at 05:01 PM
    You think that is bad drive through Gunter Texas sometines. Over half the population is illigal and have no intention of learning a word of English. Their attitute is "They will only send me back home and I'll be back in 2 days".
  • by Citizen on Jan 24, 2008 at 07:26 PM
    Undocumented individuals are here because we have allowed them to be . . . why make racist remarks now because something has gone wrong . . .
  • by Mork Location: Ork on Jan 24, 2008 at 11:19 AM
    It ain't no fun.... being an illegal alien (gambleing on horses at an illegal race track.......) Sing brother sing!
  • by kelly on Jan 23, 2008 at 05:27 PM
    i agree with republican,,except i think they need to load up all the republicans and ship them off too
  • by jose Location: denison on Jan 23, 2008 at 04:03 PM
    HEY man we dont want to go back we love it in amerika i get this thing u call welfair and i work for cash working on the roofs we have a right to b here 2 so what ever greengo
  • by Republican in Ardmore Location: Ardmore on Jan 23, 2008 at 02:46 PM
    Immigration needs to come down here with some cattle trucks and trailers and clean out Southern Oklahoma of all the Hispanics and ship them back to Mexico.
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