Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Two men indicted in Mother's Day carjacking, parking lot theft

Reported by: Antonio Castelan
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 6/04/2014 4:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV – The Clark County grand jury indicted two people this morning that police say were involved in a carjacking and separate robbery on Mother’s Day.

Demone Lewis, 29, and Antonio Chavez, 24, each face two counts each of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery with use of a deadly weapon; and one count each of burglary and preventing or dissuading a witness or victim from reporting a crime. Chavez also faces one felony count of stop required on signal of a police officer.

According to Metro, carjacking happened in the southeast part of the valley about 1:30 a.m. May 11. Around 5 a.m. a person was robbed in the parking structure at South Point Hotel and Casino, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Officers soon located the suspect vehicle in the 8400 block of Las Vegas Boulevard South and pursued it, making a stop at North Mojave and East Cedar, according to Lt. Jack Owen.

A pit maneuver was used to corner the vehicle, but a third, unindicted suspect was impaled against a fence. He remains at UMC but is not expected to survive his injuries. If the third suspect does survive, prosecutors say he will then be indicted.

Bail was set at $500,000 each for Lewis and Chavez. Their next hearing is set for 8:15 a.m. June 11.

Also indicted today was Donald Sidney Rogers, who faces a felony count of trafficking in a controlled substance. Prosecutors say Rogers was found with a kilogram of cocaine and was in the process of selling it when he was apprehended.

All content © Copyright 2015 Sinclair Broadcast Group. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at ml-lasvegas-ksnv-comments-&

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2015 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.