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Updated: 5/21/2013 7:23 am
MESQUITE (KSNV -- Mesquite Police Officers arrested two people from California for stolen credit cards, counterfeiting and and drug charges.

Detectives responded May 15 to the Casablanca Hotel and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., on a report that security had two subjects detained who were suspected of using fraudulent credit cards.

During the course of their investigation Detectives found enough evidence to make an arrest and obtain a search warrant for the suspect’s 1994 GMC Suburban which was towed to the Mesquite Police Department, where the warrant was executed.

Detectives will be contacting several other jurisdictions due to the recovery of such a large quantity of merchandise found during their search of the vehicle. Detectives were also able to close out five other local cases dating back to September 2012 based on their investigation and evidence that was recovered.

Arrested were Enrique Javier Oviedo, 47, of Santa Fe Spring, Calif., and Jamie Michelle Miller, 42, of Los Angeles for possession of fraudulent credit cards, possession of counterfeiting equipment, possession of controlled Substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Oviedo and Miller were taken to the Mesquite Detention Center for processing before being transported to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.


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