Las Vegas police release picture of suspect in burglary spree

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas police say they've connected one man to at least eight home burglaries targeting those in the area of Oakey Boulevard and Rancho Drive.

Investigators say the burglar is going into each of the homes through either a rear window or a sliding glass door in the back of the house.

All of the burglaries happening in daylight.

Chelsey Finlayson lives in the area and recently had a burglar throw a brick through her sliding glass door to ransack her bedroom.

"The stuff they got isn't worth anything to them, but to me it is everything.  It is my grandma's cross and my grandpa's ring," Finlayson said.

She said she quickly found her neighbors were also victims.

"They got my neighbor across the street.  They got two house on Tarraso here. They got all kinds of houses in the neighborhood," Finlayson said.

Many of the neighbors were aware of the crime spree long before Las Vegas police released the images.

Most telling 13 Action News they've seen the image and others on the Nextdoor app.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Spring Valley Area Command Patrol Detectives by phone at 702-828-2639.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.
 

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