Mesquite Police arrest 2 for alleged burglary of department store

Mesquite Police Department vehicle, Mesquite, Nev., Aug. 9, 2016 | File photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE  Mesquite Police arrested two women accused of burglarizing a department store last week.

L-R: Connie Baeza, 65, of Las Vegas, and Adriana Rodriguez-Hernandez, 28, of Henderson, Nevada, booking photos, Nov. 2, 2018 | Photos courtesy of the Mesquite Police Department, St. George News

Around 9:30 p.m. Friday, police officers responded to a possible theft in progress at the store, according a press release issued Monday by the Mesquite Police.

Officers found one of the suspects in the store parking lot, while another fled on foot and was found soon after hiding near Interstate 15.

Both women were found to have multiple stolen items on them, as well as burglary tools and drugs, according to the press release.

Connie Baeza, 65, of Las Vegas, was arrested and charged with felonies for burglary and drug possession that included meth and heroin, as well as misdemeanors for the possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia.

Adriana Rodriguez-Hernandez, 28, of Henderson, Nevada, was arrested and charged with felonies for burglary, possessing stolen property and drug possession that included meth and heroin, as well as a misdemeanor for the drug paraphernalia.

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5 Comments

  • Carpe Diem November 6, 2018 at 11:43 am

    OKAY… where to begin??? SMDH

  • ladybugavenger November 6, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    This is the reason why I judge, stereotype, and profile people. They are in the textbook for meth thieves

  • mesaman November 6, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Women? You’re kidding.

  • KR567 November 6, 2018 at 9:19 pm

    anybody need a babysitter ?

  • Carpe Diem November 7, 2018 at 8:29 am

    The one lady with the clown hair comes with her own mugshot dates. (Guess she’ll now add another)
    So nice for the cops, when you tag yourself up with identifying markers that are impossible to remove.

    And the elder Sinister Citizen… WOW I can only imagine the life she’s led.

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