2-day crime spree in Las Vegas lands 2 men in jail, police say


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Brandon Brooks and Jashawn Wesley were indicted by the Clark County grand jury on 18 counts combined, including conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery with the use of a deadly weapon, burglary of motor vehicle and battery with the use of a deadly weapon.

On June 30, the grand jury returned the indictment, which alleges that Brooks and Wesley committed multiple crimes using a stolen vehicle over a period of several days in January 2022.

According to the indictment, on January 4, 2022, the men held two people at gunpoint and stole their cell phones, wallets, purse, keys and eventually one of the cars. of the victim to flee the scene.

On the same day, Brooks fired multiple bullets into several vehicles that were parked in a row according to the indictment.

The next day, police said Wesley and Brooks met two people they had been in contact with through the Offer Up app.

At the meeting, Wesley and Brooks held people at gunpoint and demanded their phones and money. One of the victims ended up handing over his keys and shoes before Wesley and Brooks left.

But the accused couple came back and demanded more, leading to a fight that ended in gunfire. One of the victims was shot and injured before Brooks and Wesley left.

Brooks and Wesley are being held at the Clark County Detention Center. Wesley is due in court on July 11 and Brooks is due to appear next week on July 6.


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