Samuel Jones was arrested on June 18, 1980
and charged with a violation of N.J.S.A. 5:12-113, cheating and
swindling at blackjack. He was subsequently indicted by the State
Grand Jury, SGJ 70-80-7, on one count of conspiracy, N.J.S.A.
2C:5-2 and two counts of cheating and swindling. He pled guilty
to one count of cheating and swindling on January 28, 1981, before
Judge Paul R. Porecca in Mays Landing, N.J. The defendant was
a dealer at Resorts International who overpaid two agents at blackjack.
In exchange for the plea to Count 3 of
the indictment, the State agreed to dismiss Counts 1 and 2 charging
conspiracy and swindling and cheating, respectively, at time of
sentencing. In addition, Mr. Jones signed the Waiver Form placing
him on the list of persons excluded from licensed casino establishments.
On February 13, 1981, Samuel Jones was
sentenced to one year probation. He was fined $50 to be paid to
the Violent Crimes Compensation Board before Judge Connor.