Man Accused of Trying to Fight Las Vegas Police During Arrest for Stolen Cars
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 30, 2023 5:15 am
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – Authorities say a Henderson man is out of prison and awaiting his next court appearance after reportedly stealing two automobiles, possessing a pistol while a felon, and attempting to attack three police during his arrest.
According to court documents, Victor Burgia, 28, is charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, possession of a stolen vehicle, grand theft of a motor vehicle, and possession of meth.
On Tuesday, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says officers called to a property between Cull Canyon Drive and Stevens Street in regard to a stolen automobile that had been tracked there.
Officers added in an arrest report that they noticed Burgia inside the suspected stolen Kia, which was parked next to another stolen automobile at the property. According to police, policemen opened the Kia’s door, dragged him out, and laid him on the ground.
According to the report, cops discovered a revolver in his pocket as he was resisting arrest.
Officers discovered a glass pipe, blue pills, two bags of meth, and two screwdrivers after arresting the suspect.
When asked his name and for information, the report says “Victor refused to acknowledge the officer’s presence and pretended to be asleep.”
His initial appearance in court is scheduled for Jan. 30, records show.
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