In the early morning hours of April 9, Mesquite Police Officers responded to a local restaurant regarding a burglary. Officers found a window had been smashed and entry made into the building. A cash registered had been destroyed and money taken. The following morning, on April 10, another local restaurant had been broken into and money taken, as well as items stolen from a parked vehicle. Both crimes occurred when the businesses were closed and the buildings unoccupied.
Mesquite Detectives also responded and investigated both crime scenes. Through physical evidence as well as video surveillance, detectives were able to quickly identify the suspect of both burglaries as the same person. Detectives immediately began searching for the suspect. At approximately noon on April 10, Mesquite officers located the burglary suspect as well as two other persons of interest and were able to take all three safely into custody.
Elvis Adley, 38, of Cedar City Utah, was arrested and charged with: Two felony counts of burglary, two felony counts of destruction of property, and one felony count of burglary from a motor vehicle.
Rafael Chavez, 47, of St George Utah, was arrested and charged with: One misdemeoner count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Tiffany Watson, 32, of St George Utah, was arrested and charged with: One felony count of possession of a controlled substance (heroin).
Due to the felony charges, Elvis Adley and
Tiffany Watson were transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Nevada.
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