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The Las Vegas Uber carjacking case involving two people, Aveyon Lashawn Nevitt and Raitasha Antoinette Williams-Gardner, could be coming to a close now that both have entered guilty pleas and are awaiting judgement and sentencing.
According to court documents, Nevitt could be agreeable to a 20-year plea agreement.
“My client is waiving any Rule 8 (speedy trial) at this point knowing that we have a lot of work to do, a lot of things to do at the settlement conference,” Gilleo said.
Nevitt’s attorney, Ron Gilleo, told Judge Billy Sipe that he intends to file a motion for severance in his client’s case, as Nevitt is currently being charged alongside Williams-Gardner.
Williams-Gardner’s attorney, Robin Puchek, said Monday that a list of defenses has been filed, which includes a defense of duress of necessity. That defense is applicable when a defendant is forced by natural circumstances to choose between two evils, and the criminal act is the lesser evil.
The Las Vegas man and woman arrested in Kingman May 26 for carjacking a Las Vegas Uber driver before telling her to drive toward Arizona both have case management conferences set
A Las Vegas man and woman were arrested Saturday night for a suspected carjacking in the 900 block of West Beale Street and are facing 14 counts