Police Nab Suspected Bellagio Robber

In Vegas they say the house always wins, and that appears to be the case in December’s brazen robbery of the Bellagio, in which an armed thief made of with $1.5 million in casino chips by escaping on a motorcycle.

CNN reports police have arrested the suspected robber, the 29-year-old son of a local municipal court judge. The suspect faces charges including robbery with use of a deadly weapon.

Says the sad judge:

“I think it goes without saying that as a father, I am devastated and heartbroken to see my son arrested under these circumstances, as is the rest of his family.”

At the time of the robbery, police suspected the thief was the same one who made off with $20,000 from the Suncoast Hotel and Casino in July.

Arrest made in Bellagio casino robbery; suspect is son of local judge [CNN]

Previously: Real-Life Danny Ocean Robs Bellagio Of $1.5 Million