Police: Theft of donation jar leads to meth charges

Police: Theft of donation jar leads to meth charges

From the Las Vegas Optic

A man suspected of stealing a donation jar from a local restaurant is now facing charges of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Charles Burgess, 32, of Las Vegas, was arrested Nov. 11 for felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor larceny.

According to a statement of probable cause filed in San Miguel Magistrate Court, officers with the Las Vegas Police Department were called to Pino’s Truck Stop on N. Grand Avenue around 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 because a man who’d been asked to leave was still on the property.