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Most Wanted in Las Vegas for week of Dec. 24

Posted at 11:05 AM, Dec 27, 2017

Police in the Las Vegas area are asking for the public's help in locating the following individuals. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.


Nye County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in locating Douglas Hurtado, age 49, a suspect in a burglary investigation at the Chicken Ranch Brothel outside Pahrump.  

On Dec. 26th detectives from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office located various items of stolen property at a residence on Santovito Street in Pahrump. The investigation began on Oct. 17 when a burglary occurred at the Chicken Ranch Brothel.  

Management reported several items stolen from an outbuilding on the property, including stage equipment, a dance pole, a pushcart, battery charger and a lawnmower. The subsequent investigation revealed the suspect's identity as Douglas Hurtado, age 49 who is a former employee of the Chicken Ranch Brothel. It was determined that Hurtado once resided at the address on Santovito Street where he concealed the stolen property.  Hurtado was not located.


A suspect robbed a business employee at gunpoint near Charleston and Rainbow boulevards on Dec. 26. No one was injured, but the suspect got away with undisclosed items. Investigators are looking for a Hispanic male in his 30s, average build, with black hair, a mustache, black sunglasses, a black leather coat, and armed with a silver handgun.