Indiana Gaming Commission uses facial recognition to nab robber

Uriah Snyder (Source: Dearborn County Sheriff's Department)
Uriah Snyder (Source: Dearborn County Sheriff's Department)

A man who allegedly robbed the Spirit House Liquor Store in Falmouth on Dec. 12 has been arrested at the Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg.

The Indiana Gaming Commission was able to use facial recognition software after they had traced Uriah Snyder, who is originally from Lexington, to arrest him. Snyder was staying in one of the casino hotel rooms where police arrested him,

Snyder was charged with drug paraphernalia. An extradition hearing is pending, and once he is sent to Kentucky he will be held at Boone County Detention Center.

Snyder also has felony warrants out for his arrest in his hometown of Lexington.

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