CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE, Joseph Chronister
SENDER: Officer Chrissie Coon, PIO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/27/12
SUBJECT: Detectives Need Help Identifying Burglary Suspects
North Las Vegas, Nevada- Detectives need help identifying two suspects in the theft of a church donation box.
On Sunday, June 27, 2012 at about 4:10 p.m., officers responded to the St. John Newman Church located at 2575 West El Campo Grande near Ann Road and El Campo Grande in reference to a burglary report.
Administrators of the church reported that a man and a woman walked through the front door of the church. They began tampering with the donation box. After several minutes, they allegedly took the donation box from the church with an unknown amount of cash in it. The donation box stood about 3' tall.
Video surveillance of the incident is available on YouTube at the following link: http://youtu.be/KWqkWPX06lc. In the video, the man can be seen tampering with the donation box while the woman is looking around. After a few moments, the man removes the donation box and they both leave.
The man is described as a white male, about 25-35 years old, short brown hair and a medium build. The woman is described as a white female, 25-35 years old, long brown hair and a heavy build.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. Crime Stopper tips leading to an arrest or an indictment may result in a cash reward.
For more information, contact:
Public Communications Office
North Las Vegas Police Department
1301 East Lake Mead Blvd
North Las Vegas, NV 89030