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Las Vegas man identified following standoff in Fernley

Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 10:58 AM PDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2021 at 1:07 PM PDT
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FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - TUESDAY, 1 P.M. The Nevada Highway Patrol identified the man arrested after a standoff in Fernley Monday as 38-year-old Isaiah Caban of Las Vegas.

Caban was booked into the Churchill County jail on several charges including felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen vehicle, eluding, and reckless driving.

Investigators said Caban stole a car in Las Vegas and robbed the Sinclair gas station in Hawthorne. He then led troopers on a chase reaching speeds of 129 miles per hour before barricading himself inside a home in Fernley.

MONDAY 2:05 P.M. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office tells KOLO 8 News Now that the Las Vegas armed robbery suspect who had barricaded himself inside a home is now in custody.

Stay with KOLO 8 News Now on this developing story.

Authorities on scene of a barricaded suspect inside a house in Fernley.
Authorities on scene of a barricaded suspect inside a house in Fernley.(KOLO / Ben Deach)
Authorities on scene of a barricaded suspect inside a house in Fernley.
Authorities on scene of a barricaded suspect inside a house in Fernley.(KOLO / Ben Deach)

ORIGINAL STORY: A shelter in place notice is in effect in Fernley as deputies search for an armed robbery suspect out of Las Vegas.

People living in the area of Villa Mobile Home Park are advised to lock their doors and windows, and should not let anyone in their homes they do not know.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect is wanted in a carjacking out of Las Vegas on Sunday, August 1. He is also accused in an armed robbery at the Sinclair gas station in Hawthorne Monday, August 2 just before 6 a.m.

The Nevada Highway Patrol attempted to stop the suspect in Fallon and he eventually crashed at the roundabout in Fernley. The suspect then took of running into the mobile home park.

The suspect is described as dark skinned, wearing dark blue jeans and a black or blue long sleeve shirt with an army green style hat.

Deputies warn he is considered armed and dangerous. If you see anything suspicious, call 911.

Deputies in Lyon County are searching for a carjacking and armed robbery suspect.
Deputies in Lyon County are searching for a carjacking and armed robbery suspect.(Lyon County Sheriff's Office)

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