Scott Alan Carmitchel, the suspect in a Bellagio robbery, was arrested this at the Hard Rock Hotel after a designer shopping spree week. The suspect was uncooperative and refused to look in court of his very own volition. (Image: fox5vegas.com)
Bellagio armed robbery suspect Scott Alan Carmitchel was arrested by nevada police this week at the Hard Rock resort and charged with battery pack, grand larceny, burglary, and robbery having a deadly gun.
Carmitchel, 34, who lives in Kansas, includes a long criminal background, is accused of entering the Bellagio casino in the night of Friday, July 25 and robbing a cashier at gunpoint, before generally making off with $43,000. The cashier told police she feared for her life.
Law enforcement officers were led up to a available room at the Hard Rock after a tip-off from the tourist who became dubious of the guy who paid him $300 to lease a $405 room at the hotel. The suspect initially told officers his name was Scott Rice and claimed he had found a black bag full of cash into the Bellagio parking lot, although he had been unable to provide them with recognition.
He later acknowledged it was his image on Bellagio surveillance footage, but denied any knowledge of the crime, claiming he had visited the casino that night, but had no memory of what had taken place.
On searching the space, authorities found $10,000 in cash and a BB gun matching the description associa (more…)