Behrman, Daughters Charged


US Open founder and promoter Barry Behrman along with two daughters and others were charged following a raid on Behrman’s 6,100 sq. ft. home in Chesapeake, Va., Dec. 2. The Virginian-Pilot is reporting that Behrman has been indicted on four felony charges including three counts of illegal gambling and possession of cocaine; as well as 10 misdemeanors.

Becky Gettings, director of public affairs for the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control confirmed that Behrman will face felony charges as a result of the four-month investigation.

Police and ABC agents raided Behrman’s home in an exclusive subdivision where 60 people were cited. Allegations included illegal gambling, illegal purchase and sales of alcohol, and possession of marijuana and cocaine, according to officer Cheryl Sitler of the Chesapeake Police.

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