2nd suspect arrested in theft of $1M from poker pro

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A 2nd antheral has been arrested in the theft of much than $1 cardinal successful currency and poker chips from a nonrecreational poker player’s Henderson location successful February.

Clark County Detention Center records amusement Trevaghn Battle, 26, was booked July 3 connected charges of theft of $100,000 oregon greater, burglary portion successful possession of a weapon and location penetration successful conspiracy. The charges stem from the Feb. 10 theft of a harmless containing $750,000 currency and $250,000 successful poker chips from the location of poker subordinate Chad Power.

An apprehension study for Battle alleges helium and Brock Brewer, 32, of Las Vegas, followed Power home, past burglarized the residence erstwhile Power was away. A location information strategy from Power’s location showed the men breaking into the residence, past hauling a harmless away.

“Both suspects had lowered/removed their look masks astatine this constituent and their faces were visible,” constabulary said successful apprehension reports for the men.

Police said the lawsuit was cracked erstwhile a Henderson detective checked for akin robberies oregon burglaries involving different poker players successful the Las Vegas Valley and learned of a 2006 lawsuit wherever a poker subordinate was followed location and robbed of $15,000 successful currency and chips. Brewer was a fishy successful that case.

Further probe showed a household subordinate of Brewer enactment $90,000 currency toward purchases of a caller 2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat and a 2018 Maserati Levante SUV successful the days aft the February robbery.

Battle’s apprehension study shows a tipster told constabulary the 2nd antheral progressive successful the caller heist was known arsenic “Dre.” A telephone fig linked to “Dre” was registered to Battle, constabulary said. Police said Battle is simply a known subordinate of Brewer’s, and that his driver’s licence photograph matched the idiosyncratic who was recorded connected camera breaking into Power’s home.

Battle and Brewer are some felons, with Battle having 2 anterior convictions for effort robbery and effort discharge of a firearm into a structure. Battle besides has a warrant for parole violations retired of California, constabulary said.

“It is grounds by analyzing video surveillance … that the suspects ran with the stolen harmless successful the absorption of a imaginable ‘layoff’ and oregon getaway fishy conveyance positioned southbound of the victim’s residence,” constabulary said. “The suspects seen connected video surveillance … are suspected of moving successful tandem and communicating with a imaginable layoff/getaway driver.”

There are nary indications successful tribunal records that immoderate different arrests person been made successful the case. Henderson Justice Court records amusement Brewer has since been indicted successful the case, portion Battle is scheduled for a preliminary proceeding successful Justice Court connected July 20.

Power has $610,094 successful vocation unrecorded tourney winnings, according to the Hendon Mob Poker Database. He has cashed 3 times successful the $10,000 World Series of Poker Main Event, including 26th spot for $262,574 successful 2015.

Contact Glenn Puit by email astatine gpuit@reviewjournal.com. Follow @GlennatRJ connected Twitter.

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