A Las Vegas man was convicted Wednesday of orchestrating a pair of jewelry store heists just months after walking away from similar robbery charges because of a legal blunder.
Brian Wright, a man prosecutors said masterminded a pair of jewelry store heists just months after walking free of similar allegations because of legal errors, told jurors Tuesday that an FBI agent had a vendetta against him.
Las Vegas police are searching for three female suspects and two male suspects believed to have committed two violent robberies in the east valley early Thursday morning, police said.
A December 1998 bank robbery in Las Vegas remains the largest such case in the state’s history. It set off a series of events that ended disastrously eight months later.
A Las Vegas man who told his apartment manager that he would rob a bank to pay rent and later did so with a fake bomb was ordered to serve 46 months in federal prison on Wednesday.
Brian Wright, the alleged mastermind of a series of jewelry store heists who walked free because of mistakes by federal prosecutors, declared Tuesday that the government had manufactured evidence against him.
Las Vegas police Tuesday asked for help finding a man suspected of an October armed robbery in the northwest valley.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man who fired several shots into an ATM machine inside a southern Las Vegas convenience store early Monday morning.
A Clark County School District police officer told investigators he stole two cameras from classrooms at a west Las Vegas Valley school in order to sell them “due to financial hardship,” arrest documents show.
The victim told officers she was abducted, beaten and robbed by the four, who then phoned her boyfriend and attempted to extort money.