FERNLEY, NV - Three arrests were made Saturday night in the wake of a robbery outside the Silverado casino in Fernley Friday night.
20-year-old Traja Marie Holden has been charged with robbery and 27-year-old Michael Alexander Korte, who allegedly pointed a gun at the victim, has been charged with Robbery with the use of a Deadly Weapon and Aiming a Firearm at Another Person.
The victim told deputies he was approached by multiple suspects in the parking lot of the casino. One of them pulled a black handgun and demanded his money. Once the victim handed over his wallet, the robbers drove off in an SUV.
According to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, the victim of the robbery stated he may have known one of the individuals involved. Once he figured out the suspect's name and address, deputies arrived at Holden's residence. After interviewing her about the incident, she was arrested for robbery. Her bail is set at $100,000.
After following up additional information, Deputies were able to locate Korte, who was asleep inside a residence in Fernley. During the arrest, Deputies found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. In addition to the robbery and gun charges, Korte was arrested for Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Sustance with intent to sell. His bail is set at $155,911.
A third person, 21-year-old Justin Johnson, was arrested with Korte for Possession of a Controlled Substance with the intent to sell. He was not charged with robbery as Deputies are still investigating if he was involved in any way. His bail is set at $6,137.
The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this should contact the Lyon County Sheriff's Office at (775) 575-3350 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.