Tue 3:07 p.m.: Owner of internet cafe cited

LIBERTY – The owner of a Belmont Avenue internet cafe that was raided for illegal gambling Friday was cited by police today.

Township police Capt. Toby Melero said Adam Syed, 30, of Akron, is the owner of the Belmont Sweeps, 3013 Belmont Ave., which was closed after being raided by police Friday morning.

Also Tuesday, two workers who were cited when police raided the cafe Friday were also arraigned in Girard Municipal Court. Amber Almhaiat, 27, of Warren and Patricia Micochero, 45, of Tallmadge, were each charged with operating a gambling house, a misdemeanor.

Both are free on $5,000 bond until their next court appearance.