Man accused in Bellagio heist pleads guilty in court
A man accused of trying to steal poker chips from Bellagio pleaded guilty in court. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The man accused in a recent robbery at Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip could soon be spending several years in prison.
24-year-old Michael Belton of Nuevo, Calif. pleaded guilty in court Tuesday on charges of robbery and conspiracy.
Police say Belton and another man used pepper spray on a blackjack dealer, then tried to snatch more than $100,000 in chips of the table back in May.
Action News spoke with Belton in jail just after the robbery. Watch the interview here.
Belton will be sentenced Sept. 26 and could face up to 21 years in prison.