Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Lowell Massachusetts man for the theft of casino chips at Twin River Casino. At 7:20 AM on Sunday, September 8, 2013, a member of the State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Bunlee Non, age 28, of 643 Westford Street, Lowell, Massachusetts for Larceny Under $1500, a violation of §11-41-1 of the Rhode Island General Laws.
The investigation of this incident by the State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit (GEU) began when the Twin River Surveillance Unit observed Non steal casino gaming chips from another patron at a black jack table and notified the on duty GEU detective. The GEU detective observed video footage of Non taking four $25 Twin River Casino gaming chips from a stack of chips left on the Black Jack table by a patron that stepped away momentarily.
The GEU detective arrested Non for the alleged larceny and transported him to the Lincoln Woods Barracks where he was processed and arraigned on the above charge. Justice of the Peace George Lazieh released Non on $250 cash bail and set a Third Division District Court re-arraignment date of September 1, 2013. Justice of the Peace Lazieh also issued a no contact order barring Non from returning to the casino. Twin River Casino Security personnel served Non with a permanent ejection notification.
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander, (401) 444-1006