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Charges dropped against all but one Greenetrack suspect

File: Alabama State Troopers and protestors gather hours before the raid on Greenetrack. File: Alabama State Troopers and protestors gather hours before the raid on Greenetrack.

EUTAW, Ala. (AP) - A judge has thrown out charges against all but one person accused of interfering with state police when they raided the electronic bingo operation at Greenetrack in Eutaw.

District Judge Lillie Jones Osborne ruled Wednesday in favor of 15 people, including state Sen. Bobby Singleton of Greensboro and two Greene County commissioners.

Charges remain against Greenetrack CEO Luther "Nat" Winn, who was also charged with reckless endangerment.

"The case today had absolutely nothing to do with the slot machines that were at Greenetrack.  It was strictly about whether these individuals had violated the law by interfering with a law enforcement operation. They clearly did and they asked to be arrested for doing so," said Governor Riley's spokesman, Jeff Emerson.

The 16 were arrested July 1 when Gov. Bob Riley's Task Force on Illegal Gambling seized Greenetrack's electronic bingo machines and closed down the west Alabama operation.

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