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Metro officer pleads guilty to stalking DA’s daughter

Updated March 21, 2024 - 9:14 am

A Metropolitan Police Department officer has pleaded guilty to stalking his ex-fiancee, who is a judicial candidate in Las Vegas Municipal Court.

Christopher Young, 38, was accused of using a police database to trace a vehicle outside the home of Rebecca Wolfson, the daughter of Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson.

During a court hearing on March 6, Young pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of stalking.

Justice of the Peace Nadia Wood ordered him to stay out of trouble for a year and comply with conditions of probation. If he fails to complete probation, he could face a suspended jail sentence of 90 days, court records show.

He also agreed to continued outpatient mental health treatment, and he will remain on house arrest until a sentencing hearing, defense attorney Peter Christiansen said during the March 6 hearing.

Young waived a preliminary hearing for a felony charge of injuring or tampering with a vehicle to plead guilty to a gross misdemeanor version of the charge in District Court.

A sentencing hearing in District Court is scheduled for April 30.

According to an arrest warrant, Young used a police database to conduct a records check on the license plate of a vehicle parked outside Rebecca Wolfson’s home. Video surveillance from her neighborhood later captured Young appearing to throw something toward her house, the warrant said.

A friend who visited Rebecca Wolfson on Oct. 21 found their car’s window broken, and their passenger side dented, according to the warrant. Young was accused of causing more than $4,600 in damage.

Young remains suspended without pay, Metro confirmed Wednesday.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240.

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