4 Twin River employees arrested on drug charges

(From left) Twin River employees Elizabeth Sankey, Kyle Dorez, Megan Menard and Connor Evans were each arrested on drug charges at the casino.

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — An employee of Twin River Casino in Lincoln is charged with dealing more than just cards.

Table games dealer Connor Evans was arrested Dec. 1 on one count of possession/delivery of a controlled substance (Alprazolam).

Evans, 31, of Warwick, is one of four Twin River workers facing charges as the result of an investigation by members of the R.I. State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit.

On Dec. 6, troopers arrested Elizabeth Sankey and Megan Menard, who they said are both food and beverage servers at the casino.

Sankey, 52, of Smithfield, and Menard, 25, of North Smithfield, were both charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance (Adderall).

Kyle Dorez, 30, of Woonsocket, also a food and beverage server, was taken into custody on Nov. 4 on two counts of possession of a controlled substance (Adderall and Vicodin) and two counts of possession/delivery of a controlled substance(Adderall and Vicodin), according to police.

Laura Kirk, a spokesperson for R.I. State Police, said Thursday that the alleged drug activity took place on Twin River property and the arrests were made there as well.

All four suspects were arraigned and released, pending future court hearings.

Twin River spokesperson Patti Doyle said one employee has been terminated but did not specify which one, adding that the other three have been suspended without pay pending further investigation. She also said the casino is cooperating with state police as they investigate.