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Detectives seize slot machines from Silver Streak arcade

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Detectives take slot machines from arcade

Detectives with a search warrant seized 53 coin-operated slot machines at an arcade Tuesday, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's detectives went to Silver Streak, 10623 117th Drive N, to seize "Cherry Master" style slot machines.

Detectives began investigating the business, owned by David H. Meunier, last fall. The machines taken Tuesday will go into evidence while the investigation continues, officials said.

According to its Web site, Silver Streak is an arcade geared toward adults that opened in August. It has locations in Largo and Clearwater.

LARGO

Police reaccreditation process starts April 10

The public is invited to weigh in on the reaccreditation process for the Largo Police Department at 5:30 p.m. April 12 at the department, 201 Highland Ave.

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) will begin an evaluation process on April 10 to examine the department's policies and procedures, as well as management, operations and support services.

For information, call Lt. Steve Slaughter of the department's Office of Professional Services at (727) 587-6772.

Register by Saturday for annual golf tournament

The 14th annual Mayor's Golf Tournament will be April 9 at Largo Golf Course, 12500 Vonn Road.

The tournament format will be a four-person scramble with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $60 per person or $240 per team. Proceeds go to the Thomas D. Feaster Scholarship for dependents of Largo employees. Registration deadline is Saturday.

For information or an application form, visit LargoGolf.com or call (727) 518-3024.

Acclaimed author will speak at library

Tickets are on sale for the next installment of the Greater Largo Library Foundation's Outstanding Authors Series.

Bestselling thriller writer, lawyer and columnist Lisa Scottoline will discuss her work at 1 p.m. May 8 at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

Scottoline writes a weekly column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, "Chick Wit." She also teaches the class Justice and Fiction at Pennsylvania State University.

Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door and include a copy of Scottoline's newest thriller, Think Twice. Tickets are available at the library or by calling (727) 586-7398. For information, visit greaterlargo libraryfoundation.org.

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