Ohio Man Charged in Greektown Hotel Case

DETROIT, MI – Marlo Smith aka Mario Smith, 24-years-old, of Cleveland, Ohio, has been charged in connection with an incident that occurred at the Greektown Casino Hotel. Greektown Hotel

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:20 a.m. a Greektown security guard discovered an abandoned backpack near an ice machine in the Greektown Casino Hotel .located at 1200 St. Antoine in Detroit. The backpack was inspected by a member of the Michigan State Police. The bag contained a weapon with one live round in the chamber that was removed. The evidence was turned over to the Detroit Police Department.

It is alleged that Smith possessed a concealed weapon that he carried into the hotel. No further information in the case is being released at this time because aspects of the case remain under investigation.

Today Smith has been charged with one count of Carrying a Concealed Weapon and is expected to be arraigned this afternoon between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in 36th District Court.

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