By: Zachary Lopez (Information)
Source: Tristan R. and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Laughlin Substation (information)
Downtown Laughlin, Nevada: A women got her purse and medical bag stolen well playing a slot machine inside the Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino on Monday, July 4th, 2022.
Tristan R. contacted ZachNews about this terrible crime that took place just after the 9:00 p.m. PT fireworks show celebrating Independence Day 2022.
According to Tristan R., Debbie is a long time resident of Fort Mohave, Arizona, and deals with terminal cancer, and we took Debbie out for the 4th and to celebrate her birthday early which is on July 7th.
After the fireworks, Debbie played Bingo, then we took her down to the slots for the end of the night.
She was playing on a machine located by the pizza place and Cinnabon when a Caucasian male between 25-30 of age grabbed her purse and medical bag, then proceeded to run out the back door.
According to Tristan R., Debbie has tracheotomy and can not talk, and she was unable to call for help, and all of her medications were in her purse as well as all the tubes and cleaning stuff for the Trach.
ZachNews has learned that a reports have been filed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, including pictures from surveillance cameras of the male and the white SUV he took off have been provided to law enforcement form their investigation.
ZachNews reached out to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Laughlin Substation as well as Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino Security for more information as well as any pictures of the suspect.
Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino Security tells ZachNews that they will provide our contact to their investigators in regards to obtaining pictures, and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department tells ZachNews that a detective is handling this case, and will be provided our contact in regards to obtaining more information.
If you have any information regarding this crime or know the whereabouts of the suspect, please contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Laughlin Substation at: 1 (702) 298-2223 to speak to the detective who’s working on the case number (Posted Above).
You can also call Crime Stoppers of Nevada at: 1 (702) 385-5555 to leave a tip anonymously.
ZachNews and the people of the Colorado River Tri-State area stand with Debbie and hope law enforcement finds the suspect.