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Lombardo’s stepdaughter among victims of Saturday crime spree

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person was apprehended Saturday after a wild crime spree that began when he crashed a automotive and it caught hearth close to the Queens Ridge neighborhood, and ended hours later and miles away after he was pulled unconscious from a automotive he had pushed into the desert close to Mountains Edge within the southwest valley, based on a Metro arrest report.

The I-Team has realized that the automotive he was present in was stolen from the driveway of Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s stepdaughter. We reached out to his marketing campaign and to Metro police, however neither provided a touch upon this report.

Jacob Sauls, 26, faces an inventory of prices associated to the Saturday morning spree, and he stays within the Clark County Detention Center awaiting a Tuesday court docket listening to. The prices are:

  • Grand larceny of a motorcar
  • Attempted grand larceny of a motorcar
  • Attemped house invasion
  • Attempted theft with a lethal weapon
  • Burglary of a motorcar
  • Burglary whereas in possession of a lethal weapon
  • Driver disobeying a peace officer, endangering others’ particular person/property

Sauls can be being held on a fugitive warrant out of Montana, and is scheduled to look earlier than a decide on Thursday on that cost.

According to the arrest report, Sauls was driving a 2016 Audi A7 that was concerned in a hit-and-run crash close to Town Center Drive and Flamingo Road. He didn’t cease after he “slammed” into one other automobile, and the Audi had no license plates based on an announcement given to police.

The Audi crashed by way of a chain-link fence close to Alta Drive and Regency Park Road, and the crash was witnessed by a homeless man who had camped close by. The man advised police he lives in his automotive, a 2001 Honda Civic. According to the police report, Sauls approached the person and provided medication or money for the Honda, however the man refused. He initially stated he didn’t wish to damage the person, however then stated, “I need this car.” He grabbed a yellow crowbar and smashed a window.

Police later decided Sauls was attempting to make use of an Audi key to begin the Honda, and so they discovered heavy harm to the Honda’s ignition.

The homeless man stated as sirens bought louder with police nearing, Sauls bought out of the Honda , taking a container of 12 vanilla cupcakes with purple, white and blue sprinkles and several other bottles of water, based on the report.

He ran towards the TPC Summerlin Golf Course and jumped a fence right into a yard as police arrived on the scene. Officers lost sight of him.

A lady who lives within the neighborhood reported {that a} man entered her yard, knocking over trash cans and making an attempt to kick in a facet door to the home.

From there, Sauls bought right into a 2018 Audi Q5 that was in a driveway. The doorways had been unlocked and a key fob had been left within the automotive, and “Sauls was able to turn on the vehicle and leave the area,” the report stated. The automotive belonged to Lombardo’s stepdaughter, and she or he advised police she didn’t give anybody permission to make use of the automobile.

Sauls turned up once more about an hour and 40 minutes later as police tracked the 2018 Audi to the world close to Interstate 15 and Blue Diamond Road within the south valley. Police adopted the automobile to a fuel station close to Cactus Avenue and I-15, however when marked patrol vehicles confirmed up, the Audi took off.

The Audi headed into oncoming visitors on Cactus at greater than 90 mph earlier than leaving the roadway and driving into the desert. The pursuit continued, ending after 5 and a half miles earlier than the automotive stopped.

Sauls refused to comply with officers’ instructions, and so they ultimately approached the automotive, the place they discovered him unconscious.

Metro’s police report signifies Sauls was discovered with 253 grams of cocaine and 1.3 kilos of methamphetaminie, however jail data don’t specify drug prices.

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