Teen accused of murdering mom, little brother, nabbed at Las Vegas food court

Adrian Navarro-Canales, 16, who has been charged with two counts of murder, was arrested at an outdoor food court near the Las Vegas Strip, authorities said Wednesday.

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Adrian Navarro-Canales, top right, with his mother and brother. (Facebook)

SOURCE    Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 5:24 PM

Adrian Navarro-Canales, 16, was apprehended at a Las Vegas food court on Wednesday.

A Las Vegas-area teenager accused of stabbing his mother and 9-year-old brother to death has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday.

Authorities released a statement saying Adrian Navarro-Canales, 16, was arrested late Wednesday morning after authorities found him sitting alone in an open-air food court close to the Las Vegas Strip.

The Las Vegas Sun reports that authorities had received a tip about the teen’s whereabouts Tuesday night.

Police: Terrorist plot to kidnap, kill cops stopped

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This image provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows David Allen Brutsche, 42, who was arrested on domestic terrorism charges in Las Vegas.(Photo: AP/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

August 23, 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sting operation stopped a plot to abduct, torture and kill police officers to bring attention to the antiauthority sovereign citizen movement, Las Vegas police said Thursday.

David Allen Brutsche and Devon Campbell Newman were arrested at an apartment a few miles off the Vegas Strip before they could carry out a plan to snatch officers, “put them on trial” and execute them in a vacant house, Las Vegas police Lt. James Seebock said.

Federal authorities regard sovereign citizen extremists as domestic terrorists. Authorities have linked sovereign citizens groups with violent confrontations in recent years, including deadly shootings in Louisiana and Arkansas.

Brutsche, 42, and Newman, 67, wanted to draw attention to the group’s rejection of governmental authority, making the case a domestic terror plot, Seebock said.

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