What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unless what happens is bank robbery. Then word tends to get out, no matter what the advertising slogan promises.
In the case of Nevada resident Glen A. Reynolds, that means he'll be making a return trip to the City of Trees sometime in the not-too-distant future. But not as a tourist.
During a previous visit to Boise on Aug. 28, the 46-year-old Reynolds allegedly made an unauthorized withdrawal from the Wells Fargo Bank on the 400 block of Orchard Street. To the perp's credit, no weapon was displayed during the robbery, and no one was injured. But witnesses panned his grooming skills, describing him as unshaven and dirty. He made his getaway southbound on Orchard in a white panel van with older-style windows.
That description, along with bank surveillance photos, sparked a citizen tip to Crime Stoppers. Boise Police detectives gleaned enough information to issue an arrest warrant for Reynolds. They tracked him to a local motel on Sept. 1. But by that time, he had vanished.
And he stayed that way until, perhaps, the undisclosed amount of cash he allegedly lifted in Boise ran out. On Oct. 29, Reynolds reportedly made another run on a bank. But in Las Vegas, his disappearing act failed. Local cops nabbed him. And they were only too happy to tack on charges for the Boise robbery.
So Reynolds now faces double the prison stay for his unorthodox personal economic stimulus plan. If convicted, at least he'll have plenty of time to work on his grooming.