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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Nevada Police make arrest in Burglary Investigation

On June 7th Nevada Police took a report of a burglary that resulted in the victim’s identity being stolen.

It was reported by the victim that accounts had been opened up in their name and the suspect had also purchased a vehicle using the victim’s identity. When conducting the investigation, detectives were able to develop a female suspect involved in the case.

On June 16, 2021 Nevada Police conducted a search warrant in the 300 block of W. Allison St. in response to the burglary investigation. During the search, Nevada Police were able to locate multiple pieces of evidence that linked back to the original burglary report. Police also seized multiple illegal firearms and suspected methamphetamine.

The female suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Vernon County Jail for holding by Nevada Police. The subject has been identified as follows:
Ashlee M Perez, age 29 of Nevada
On June 16, 2021, the following charges were filed against Ashlee Perez through the Vernon County Associate Court:
One (1) Count of Burglary 2nd Degree – Class D Felony
One (1) Count of Forgery - Class D Felony
One (1) Count Possession of a Defaced Firearm – Class B Misdemeanor

Perez is being held in the Vernon County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash only bond.

Additional suspects and charges are under review at the Vernon County Prosecutor’s Office.

Citizens are encouraged to contact the police if they have any information that would be helpful to combat crime.

To report criminal activities call 911, contact the Nevada Police Department at (417) 448-5100 or use the Nevada Police Department’s Tip Hotline (417) 667-8477.

Any and all information can be kept confidential if requested.