Illegal Gambling Trial Defendants Sentenced for Crimes

The Parkers and Associate Receive Sentences for Illegal Gambling Operation After five hours of deliberation in September, a jury found Brett Parker, his father Jack Parker, and their business associate Douglas E. Taylor, guilty of operating an illegal gambling ring in the Columbia and Irmo areas. Now, Judge Cameran McGowan has issued sentenced for the group’s illegal gambling operations. Jack Parker will spend five months in community confinement, five months under house arrest, and will pay $3,000 in fines. His associate, Taylor, has … [Read more...]