Sent: Nov 17, 2022, 07:35.
Last updated: November 17, 2022, 07:35.
The man who allegedly robbed the checkout at Resorts World Las Vegas earlier this month appeared in court Thursday after being arrested Wednesday. It was also revealed that he was on probation for the 2020 cage robbery at The Venetian.
In the case of the Resorts World robbery on November 9, the defendant, 25-year-old Zubaid Al Jarmi, was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon and burglary with a deadly weapon, CLASSESthe local TV station reported.
Al Jarmi allegedly handed the note to a Resorts World cashier in a high limit cage. The cashier handed him an unspecified amount of money. He then left the casino in a taxi.
After the theft, the cashier was crying and shaking, according to a social media post Vital Vegas. More details about the robbery have not yet been released.
Appearing in a Las Vegas court on Thursday, Judge Elana Lee Graham ordered Al Jarmi to hold him without bail, CLASSES He said. He is in the Clark County Jail and will return to court on November 22.
Resorts World is located at 3000 South Las Vegas Boulevard. The $4.3 billion integrated resort opened in June 2021.
Details of an earlier robbery
An earlier casino robbery took place two years ago at The Venetian Las Vegas. Due to the recent allegations, Al Jarmi is also facing a probation violation.
In 2020, Al Jarmi gave a note to the cashier in a cage at The Venetian.
The 2020 memo read: “Be calm [sic]we know where you live, don’t ring the police alarm, wait 15 minutes, we’re watching you, no paint wrap, no trace of money – $15,000 cash now” CLASSES revealed.
Al Jarmi received the money and fled the casino. He went to his vehicle, which he had left in the casino garage, and drove away.
He was seen on surveillance video, despite his face being covered by a scarf and sunglasses. He was later arrested.
Two years ago he told the police that he worked as a driver and poker player. Lost his job.
He said at the time that he was seeking asylum in the US.
Standing before a judge for the 2020 robbery, Al Jarmi received a three-year suspended sentence, CLASSES He said.
This meant he would stay out of prison unless he violated probation.
Gold Coast Theft
In an unrelated incident, a lone gunman reportedly robbed the cashier’s cage at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino on Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports did not reveal how much money was taken, but Vital Vegas he later reported that the amount stolen was approximately $30,000.
The attack happened around 4:30 p.m. The thief was described as a black male. He was wearing a white mask and black clothes at the time of the robbery, CLASSES He said.
The suspect was not arrested until Wednesday evening. It was unclear if the thief was armed with a gun.
The casino is located at 4000 West Flamingo Road in Las Vegas, about a mile from the Las Vegas Strip. Gold Coast Hotel and Casino is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming.