On Wednesday November 6, 2019, Major Crimes Bureau detectives assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and North Las Vegas Police Department with a kidnapping, rape and sexual assault case.
A female victim was discovered by Military Police Officers in the Edwards AFB area in a disheveled state and in need of emergency medical attention. The victim was subsequently transported a local hospital where she was medically treated. The preliminary investigation reveals that the Victim was kidnapped from the North Las Vegas area at gunpoint around October 30th, 2019 and taken to the City of Palmdale, California against her will and held in a room.
Detectives have arrested two people who are believed to be the only suspects in the case. Stanley Alfred Lautin and his daughter Shania Nicole Poach Lautin were arrested on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon and are being held without bail.
The District Attorney’s office filed the case on Friday morning, November 8, 2019. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s at (213) 229-1700. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org