Man accused of stealing up to $ 1.1 million from Henderson high-roller poker | criminality


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A man is accused of stealing up to $ 1.1 million in cash and poker chips from a Henderson high roller, according to a Henderson police arrest report.

Brock Zachary Brewer, 32, was arrested on May 11 on multiple charges of burglary, theft and home invasion. His arrest stems from an incident on February 10 when a poker player said a safe full of money and poker chips was stolen from his home.

Henderson Police said the victim was a poker player by profession and left his home in Henderson around 2 p.m. on February 10 to play at the Aria Hotel & Casino. Just before 3 p.m., the man received a notification from his home security system regarding activity in his home.

The man saw two strangers enter his house through the back door, according to the arrest report. They exited through the front door shortly after their break-in, according to the report.

The victim said his Tesla keys and the safe inside his closet were missing. The safe contained high-value poker money and chips, estimated to be worth between $ 900,000 and $ 1.1 million, according to the report. The keys to the safe were left.

HPD tracked down a similar case in 2006, in which the suspect followed a high-stakes poker player from the Bellagio Hotel to his home before stealing around $ 15,000 in cash and chips. The suspect in this case has been identified as Brewer.

Police ultimately used cell phone GPS data and previous criminal reports to locate Brewer and arrest him on May 11.

Brewer’s next court appearance was set for June 1.

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