Panoramic View of Las Vegas Nevada at night with neon from Paris Eifel Tower view spot. (Photo by: Visions of America/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) LAS VEGAS - An officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is accused of robbing three casinos, stealing nearly $164,000, the Justice Department announced Monday.
Caleb Rogers, 33, made his initial court in federal court Friday after being arrested in late February. A federal grand jury indicted him on three counts of interference with commerce by robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.A jury trial is set for May 23. RELATED: Teen arrested, 3 others on the run after flash mob robbery at CityCenterDCAccording to court documents, in November 2021, Rogers is believed to have robbed a casino in the western part of Las Vegas, getting away with nearly $73,810.
Authorities said he struck again in January after robbing a casino in North Las Vegas of nearly $11,500. Authorities said in both robberies, Rogers walked up to the casino’s cashier cage and demanded money from the cashiers.
Investigators said the third robbery occurred in February, when Rogers allegedly ran toward two casino employees in the sportsbook area and yelled: "Get away from the money.