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Dakota “Cody” Javins
Dakota “Cody” Javins
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A Nellis man has been arrested and charged with breaking and entering of the United States Post Office in Nellis.

Dakota “Cody” Javins, 21 , of Nellis, was charged with breaking and entering, which is punishable by 1-15 years in prison.

Deputies with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 center call of a breaking and entering of the United States Post Office in Nellis just a few minutes after noon on Friday, May 23, 2014.

After interviewing witnesses at the scene, deputies said they were able to start looking for a suspect almost immediately.

“As the crime scene was being processed, the suspect Dakota ‘Cody’ Javins, 21 , of Nellis was apprehended and taken into custody,” said Boone County Chief Deputy Chad Barker. “Evidence was recovered, which connected Javins to the crime and he also gave a confession to deputies.”

Javins was taken to Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden to await arraignment in front of Boone County Magistrate Clarence “Porter” Snodgrass.

“We are working closely with Postal Inspectors to determine if any federal crimes have been violated,” Barker added. “We also anticipate at least one additional arrest later in the investigation.”

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