Although details are limited due to an ongoing investigation in the matter, documents at the Clay County Courthouse confirmed Timothy Eromon McCullough, 43, and Angela Lynn McCullough, 37, were taken into custody by an officer with the Indiana State Gaming Enforcement at an undisclosed location in Clay County on Tuesday.
According to probable cause affidavits, the couple was allegedly attempting to sell a Red Hot 777 Slot Machine that was in their possession when arrested.
Taken into custody and transported to the Clay County Justice Center, both Angela and Timothy were preliminarily charged with one charge of possession of a gambling device, while Timothy was also charged with conspiracy.
Both suspects were given a $7,000 cash bond (with 10 percent allowed) while awaiting formal arraignment per the court calendar.
During a case review by the Clay County Prosecutor's Office, the couple's charging information was amended. Both were charged with three class D felony charges, two for promoting professional gambling and one for conspiracy to commit to promote professional gambling.
Timothy appeared before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout to enter a plea of not guilty and inform the court he will hire an attorney to represent himself.
A jury trial was tentatively scheduled for Nov. 23.
Angela entered a not guilty plea before Clay Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers. A jury trial was tentatively scheduled for Nov. 2.
Jail officials confirmed to The Brazil Times Thursday, Angela McCullough bonded out, while Timothy McCullough was released on his own recognizance by the court to await further court proceedings.