VEGA, Texas (KVII/FOX5) – Anthony Wrobel, the male implicated of killing a Venetian staff member and injuring another at Sundown Park Sunday, has been arraigned and declined extradition, inning accordance with the Oldham County Sheriff.
KVII likewise reported that Constable Brent Warden stated Las Vegas officials were working to get a governor’s warrant to require extradition. Wrobel was rejected bond.
Authorities said Anthony Wrobel’s gun didn’t fire, then mistakenly discharged into the ground before he shot and killed a Venetian worker and injured another at Sundown Park April 15.
According to his arrest report, Wrobel asked a coworker where victims Mia Banks and Hector Rodriguez were sitting while they went to a work picnic. The coworker pointed them out.
He fired a second time, and shot Banks in the head. He fired 2 more times at Rodriguez striking him on his left and rear ends, the report stated.
After the shooting, a number of people, including Rodriguez determined Wrobel as the shooter.
Wrobel was captured in Texas on April 19
. Las Vegas City authorities verified he was apprehended without occurrence that morning near the city of Vega in the northwest part of the state. Oldham County Sheriff’s Workplace said deputies were conducting regular patrols at 3:30 a.m. and ran the plates on a Cadillac Deville with taken license plates from Cedar City, Utah. The plates were reported stolen on April 17.
Capt. Robert Plummer, of Las Vegas Metro cops, added the deputies discovered Wrobel asleep in the vehicle at a rest stop. Wrobel grabbed a weapon but dropped it when deputies approached.
The deputies requested Wrobel’s automobile registration files and concluded that the vehicle identification number was linked to Wrobel who was wanted for murder, tried murder and battery with using a fatal weapon through the LVMPD. Wrobel was jailed and booked into the Oldham County prison where he waited for an arraignment on fugitive warrant charges and extradition to Las Vegas.
It was unknown if he had any connections to Texas.
His arrest came a day after the FBI provided a federal arrest warrant to catch Wrobel. The FBI stated he was noted as “illegal flight to prevent prosecution” and at the time warned he may have left Nevada.
Officers responded to the scene of the shooting about 6 p.m. Police said Wrobel went to Sundown Park as a work party was unwinding and requested for the table that the executives were seated. Without cautioning or provocation, authorities stated he shot and killed Mia Banks at point blank then turned to shoot Hector Rodriguez, cops stated. Rodriguez was taken to Dawn Hospital in important condition.
Banks was the vice president of gambling establishment operations and Rodriguez is the executive director of table video games.
After the shooting, Wrobel went to the car park and left in a black and purple Dodge Charger, police stated. The vehicle lay about 5 minutes after the shooting in the Terminal 3 parking garage at McCarran Airport. Inside was ammo, back straps and a revolver handgun.
An airport spokesperson previously stated they might not talk about whether there was a search at the airport or if there is a record of Wrobel boarding another flight. However, Plummer said Wrobel got into a 2nd cars and truck that he pre-staged at the airport a couple of days before the shooting and left.
Officers stated the shooting was workplace violence and Wrobel planned his attack. The victims were in the park at a party for workers of the Venetian, police stated. Wrobel was also used at the home, cops stated. Authorities believe Wrobel, who was referred to as “dissatisfied,” specifically targeted the staff members.
Plummer stated Wrobel left a note that shared his annoyance with the Venetian and management at the corporation. Inning accordance with Wrobel’s arrest report, police found the paper note on a coffee table in his otherwise deserted apartment or condo. Authorities stated they thought Wrobel wrote the note.
Wrobel had been utilized at the Venetian for at least 14 years. Colleagues explained him as a loner who hated management.
Colleagues spoke anonymously “for their security.”
“I don’t think he seethes at me for any factor, but you don’t wish to be a casualty due to the fact that I understand he hated management. I just know he hated Mia and Hector more than anybody, however he likewise hated, you know, all of the pit supervisors and anyone else who had control,” a co-worker stated.
“To anyone out there who is listening and has information about this case or can help fix this case, we advise you to come forward. Do this for Mia Banks and the other victims in this case,” cops said.
The FBI has actually been helping Metro with the investigation.
The federal arrest warrant was provided for Wrobel in United States District Court for the District of Nevada on April 17.
Las Vegas City authorities advised anyone with details about the event to call them at 702-828-3521. To stay confidential, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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