Accused Las Vegas bomber had fake ID
LAS VEGAS (AP) A Panamanian accused of planting a bomb that killed his ex girfriend’s new romantic interest outside a Las Vegas Strip resort pleaded guilty Monday to having false identification.
A justice of the peace sentenced Omar Rueda Denvers to 10 days in jail on the misdemeanor charge, ensuring that he would remain jailed pending an initial appearance Tuesday on murder and attempted murder charges. He could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted.
Police said in an arrest report that Dorantes Antonio, of Mexico, best fake id was dating a co worker from Guatemala who investigators said was the ex girlfriend of Rueda Denvers and the mother of the Panamanian’s child.
Rueda Denvers did not have a lawyer during Monday’s hearing. He spoke only to acknowledge through a Spanish language translator that he understood the charge against him, and to plead guilty.
Police arrested Rueda Denvers on Friday along with a 27 year old Nicaraguan construction worker, Porfirio Duarte Herrera, best fake id whom they described as an associate in the bombing plot. Las Vegas police said Monday that they had misspelled Duarte Herrera’s names in earlier statements.
The metal pipe bomb was hidden in a plastic foam cup that was partially filled with a spray foam insulation, police said. The bomb contained an explosive powder and a 9 volt battery.
Police said they later found spray insulation foam and items with residue that might be consistent with the bomb when they searched Duarte Herrera’s residence. scannable fake ids No court date had been set, and it was not clear whether he had an attorney.