Section 13A-12-24

Possession of gambling records in the first degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of possession of gambling records in the first degree if with knowledge of the contents thereof, he possesses any writing, paper, instrument or article:

(1) Of a kind commonly used in the operation or promotion of a bookmaking scheme or enterprise, and constituting, reflecting or representing more than five bets, or more than $500.00; or

(2) Of a kind commonly used in the operation, promotion or playing of a lottery or mutuel scheme or enterprise, and constituting, reflecting or representing more than five plays or chances therein.

(b) Possession of gambling records in the first degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §6115; Acts 1979, No. 79-471, p. 862, §1.)