Feb 3, 2011 1:24 PM by Greg Boyce

Man arrested in Las Vegas robbery has Pueblo ties

A man arrested in a $1.5 millin robbery at a Las Vegas casino grew up in Pueblo.

Anthony Carleo has been a real estate agent in Pueblo and has been active in two businesses.  One was a mobile DJ service, the other a limousine service.

Anthony Carleo grew up as Anthony Assad in Pueblo and in 2001 legally changed his name to Anthony Carleo. 

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Carleo is the son of Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge George Assad.  Las Vegas police say Carleo was the motorcycle-helmeted robber who waved a gun, grabbed high-value casino chips and made off on a motorcycle before dawn, at the Bellagio Dec. 14. No shots were fired and no one was hurt.


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