Man sought in connection to theft of downtown sidewalk lights
The City of Las Vegas is looking for a man suspected of stealing 147 decorative brass sidewalk lights in downtown Las Vegas.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The City of Las Vegas is looking for a man suspected of stealing 147 decorative brass sidewalk lights in downtown Las Vegas.
Deputy City Marshals are looking for 31-year-old Antwon Maurice Simmons. Simmon's alleged accomplice, 47-year-old Michael Payne, was arrested on July 12.
Payne is facing multiple charges including theft and possession of stolen property in connection to the sidewalk lights.
The lights are worth about $580 and were installed in the 1990s to illuminate trees along Fourth Street between Colorado and Bridger avenues.
Investigators believe that Simmons and Payne stole the lights and have been attempting to sell them to various recyclers.
Employees at SA Recycling on Western Avenue became suspicious and contacted authorities.
Simmons is described as an adult black male, 160 pounds and six feet tall with black hair and brown eyes.
He is known to frequent sports books and may be in the company of a female.,
If anyone has seen Simmons or know his whereabouts, they are asked to contact investigators at 702-229-3223 or email@example.com.