Live Coverage: Judiciary Committee meets for day two of deliberations on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Suspect in Casino Kidnapping Arrested in South Lake Tahoe

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A 23-year-old California man has been arrested as a suspect in the beating and kidnapping of his girlfriend at a Lake Tahoe casino.

Moises Casillas, 23 (Credit: South Lake Tahoe Police Department)

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Moises Casillas of South Lake Tahoe was being held Tuesday in the El Dorado County Jail on $50,000 bail.

He was arrested Monday on kidnapping and domestic battery charges.

South Lake Tahoe police say they first responded to a report of domestic violence Saturday at a local hotel. A 24-year-old woman told them her boyfriend, Casillas, beat and strangled her after she told him she was leaving him and wanted money he owed her.

On Monday, he allegedly kidnapped her from Harvey’s casino before police and FBI agents tracked him to an apartment and arrested him. It’s not clear if he has a lawyer or will be appointed one.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.