Six people have just been taken into custody in connection with various home invasions, robberies, carjackings, burglaries, and kidnappings that occurred last month in northwest Las Vegas. The suspects are Lee Estrada, 33; Dilon Hess, 25; Cierra Cipriani, 22; Shyla Rosa, 20;Seth Meeks, 19; and Alexis Haslinger, 19. Dilon Hess was found by the multi-jurisdictional taks force Criminal Apprehension Team, which the FBI manages.
"These multi-defendant cases pose a threat to each defendant's rights," Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Michael Becker commented. "Police try to get one party to squeal in exhange for a better plea deal, and this encourages defendants to lie. Each defendant needs his or her attorney to zealously safeguard his/her rights and fight for the best resolution possible in his/her case."
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