Monday, June 21, 2010

Manhunt Monday - Michael Reiger

Update: Michael Reiger was arrested on Saturday, July 3.
According to a LVMPD spokesman, Metro's Fugitive Detail found out that Reiger was "aware" that he had been featured on Manhunt Monday. A tip to police led to information on Reiger's location. According to Metro, as police were moving in, Reiger ran. He's then accused of coming after an officer with a knife. A Metro spokeman says a Taser was used to bring Reiger under control. He was then booked into the Clark County Detention Center. He is the 68th Manhunt Monday suspect to be located. 

In February of this year Metro Police say Michale Rodney Reiger entered the home of a physically disabled individual in the Northwest part of Las Vegas, attacking and severely beating the victim before robbing him.

Because of this latest crime Reiger is wanted on outstanding felony warrants charging him with;
  • Burglary,
  • Robbery, and
  • Battery with substantial bodily harm.

Michael Rodney Reiger is a white male adult, 41 years of age, standing 5'10" tall and weighing approximately 190 lbs. with dark blond hair and brown eyes. Reiger sometimes reverses his first and middle names, uses the middle name of “Sean” and changes the spelling of his last name to “Rieger.” Reiger’s last known address was in the 6800 block of Calella Drive in Southwest Las Vegas.

Reiger has a violent criminal history dating back to 1987, including arrests for:
  • Grand larceny of a firearm,
  • Battery with substantial bodily harm,
  • Robbery, multiple counts,
  • Parole violation,
  • Possession of stolen property, multiple counts,
  • Burglary with a deadly weapon,
  • Possession of a credit card without the owners consent,
  • Hit and run,
  • Multiple traffic and driving related offenses,
  • Contempt of court,
  • Possession of a stolen vehicle,
  • Obstructing a Police Officer,
  • Burglary,
  • Gross lewdness,
  • Possession of a controlled substance,
  • First degree kidnaping with a weapon, multiple counts, and
  • Robbery with a deadly weapon.
 Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Michael Rodney Reiger is urged to contact the L.V.M.P.D. Fugitive Detail at 828-3578 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

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