GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two people were arrested after police searched a Greensboro business that has been under scrutiny for more than a month on allegations of criminal activity.
Siphonexay Phongsavanh, 45, and his wife, Sengnalone Phongsavanh, 41, both face charges after police searched the Phonesavanh Oriental Market at 1810 Coliseum Blvd. on Thursday.
Police said the couple manages the business, which is allegedly connected to illegal gaming and betting.
Greensboro police said they began executing the search warrant after having established probable cause that illegal gambling may be occurring there.
Officers said they gathered sufficient evidence to arrest the suspects from the warrant.
The suspects both face charges of illegal sports betting, maintaining a dwelling for schedule I and schedule VI narcotics, felony conspiracy, possession of schedule I narcotics, possession schedule VI narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.