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Casino Theft

A 47-year-old Queen Anne, Maryland man has been ordered to stay out of the Harrington Casino and Raceway after police say he attempted to remove chips from closed gaming tables.

Timothy Stevens was observed attempting to break into the “chip float” (which are used to store and secure chips) on two closed gaming tables last Thursday.

He fled the casino but was arrested a short time later by Delaware State Police assigned to the Division of Gaming Enforcement.

Stevens is charged with theft and criminal trespass. He was released after posting $3,000 bail.

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Division of Gaming Enforcement Arrests Man Accused of Attempted theft at Harrington Casino

Location: Harrington Raceway and Casino, Harrington, DE

Date of Occurrence: February 10, 2011

Suspect:  Timothy Stevens, 47, Queen Anne, MD

A 47-year-old Maryland man accused of attempting to remove chips from closed gaming tables was arrested Thursday. Timothy Stevens was observed attempting to break into the “chip float” on two closed gaming tables.  Gaming table floats are used to store and secure chips when the game is closed.

Stevens fled the casino but was identified by Harrington casino personnel from a prior disorderly conduct incident in which he was arrested and barred.  He was arrested by Delaware State Police Detectives assigned to the Division of Gaming Enforcement and charged with two counts of attempted theft, criminal trespass, and breach of bond. He was also wanted for failing to appear on a disorderly conduct charge out of J. P. Court # 6. Stevens was released on $3,000 unsecured bond with a no contact order with Harrington Raceway & Casino pending trial at a later date.

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