Robert Telles Biography And Arrest
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Rob Telles, the professional and personal name of Robert Telles, is a public official and attorney working for Clark County. The county claims that Telles has been a resident of this area for at least the past 20 years.
Wednesday morning, officers from the Las Vegas Police Department confirmed that a search warrant had been executed at Telles’ residence. Jeff German, an investigative reporter for the Review-Journal, recently wrote several stories in which Telles served as the primary focus.
Police confirm search at county official’s home in connection with journalist’s homicide investigation
Telles received her law degree from the Boyd School of Law at UNLV in 2014. According to his Linkedin profile, one year later he established Accolade Law, which specialized in estate planning and probate and was located on West Charleston between Rancho and Valley View.
Timeline: Telles and interaction with newspaper reporter Jeff German
In 2018 Telles first ran for Clark County Public Administrator as a Democrat. He triumphed over the Republican candidate Thomas Fougere to take the victory. He was sworn into office in January 2019 to begin serving a term that will last for four years and will end on January 2, 2023.
Telles did make an effort to run for re-election this past year, but she was defeated in the primary by a fellow Democrat named Rita Reid.
His campaign was mired in controversy because of stories written by the Review-Journal and specifically by German, who uncovered claims of bullying and retaliation within his office. German uncovered these claims.
At the time of this writing, his age is yet to be known
His Networth is still under reviews
Robert Telles, who worked as the public administrator for Clark County, was detained at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at his home in the western part of Las Vegas, following a standoff with law enforcement officers that lasted for several hours and just a few hours after law enforcement officers had finished searching his property.
According to the records, Telles, 45, is being charged with one count of murder with a deadly weapon. His preliminary hearing is scheduled to take place in court on Thursday afternoon.
The arrest, which was first reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where German, 69, had worked for decades, marked a shocking development in a case that, just a day earlier, police thought might have been carried out by a suspect casing German’s neighborhood “to commit other crimes.” The arrest was first reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where German, 69, had worked for decades.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, German was fatally stabbed during an altercation that took place outside of his home about 11 miles northwest of the Strip on September 2. The incident took place in the “late morning hours” of that day. The murder was not reported to the authorities until the following morning, when a 911 caller said that they discovered German’s body on the side of his home.
German’s home is approximately 5 miles away from Telles’s residence.