April 13, 1979, Elwood Savage was arrested for swindling and cheating
while playing craps at the Resorts International Casino. He was
also charged with stealing one $5 gaming cheque from another customer
at the Resorts International Casino while playing craps. Specifically,
on two occasions, Mr. Savage placed illegal "Don't Pass Line"
wagers while playing the game of craps. Mr. Savage won the approximate
sum of $15 as a result of his illegal wager. Additionally, Mr. Savage
stole a $5 cheque from another gaming customer who was located adjacent
to Mr. Savage while he was playing craps. On February 28, 1980,
Mr. Savage entered a plea of guilty to one count of swindling and
cheating at casino gaming. This plea was entered in the Superior
Court of Atlantic County. Mr. Savage received a fine of $250. He
executed a Waiver For on this date wherein he waived his right to
contest the placement of his name upon a list of persons to be executed
from licensed casino establishments within the State of New Jersey.
Elwood Savage is not known to have any previous criminal record.
On April 13, 1979, his illegal activities were recorded on video
tape. They were designed to avoid detection by law enforcement authorities.
He made a total of two illegal wagers while playing the game of
craps and won the approximate sum of $15 as a result of these illegal
wagers. Additionally, Mr. Savage stole a $5 cheque from an adjacent
gaming customer. He had been warned on at least three occasions
by casino personnel that his betting practices were illegal.