Las Vegas man allegedly sacrificed doves, chickens at brothel
A Las Vegas man referred to as “The Godfather” has admitted sacrificing chickens and doves at a brothel the place the alleged madam threatened to place curses on intercourse employees who left, in keeping with a report.
Mentioned Rodriguez-Rodriguez, 48, was arrested on Oct. 11 on costs of conspiracy to commit intercourse trafficking and intercourse trafficking of an grownup, in keeping with courtroom paperwork cited by the Las Vegas Assessment-Journal.
The bust adopted a six-month probe right into a potential Sin Metropolis brothel, the place advertisements in native Latin newspapers despatched folks in quest of suspected prostitution, in keeping with an arrest report obtained by the outlet Thursday.
Police mentioned 5 girls labored on the residence, together with one who advised investigators began working there after dropping her job in March, believing solely massages can be supplied to clientele, police mentioned.
“[The woman] mentioned she was underneath the impression she would solely do massages however was later advised by one other feminine she must have intercourse with the males,” a police report reads. “[She] mentioned she felt uncomfortable however stayed as a result of she wanted the cash.”
A lady who allegedly runs the brothel, Jazmin Russo-Martinez, can be accused of threatening prostitutes working there that they might die in the event that they left — and that she speaks to lifeless folks, the previous employee advised police.
“[Russo-Martinez would scare girls to work by telling them they would be cursed if they left and that on other occasions girls have disappeared and it’s what happens when they leave the house,” the woman who lost her job in March told investigators. “[She] additional acknowledged [Russo-Martinez] as soon as advised the women that different women who left was stabbed and died and all of it occurs as a result of she left.”
Rodriguez-Rodriguez, in the meantime, was noticed by cops sitting exterior the suspected brothel as males entered the residence, in keeping with the report.
The lady, in the meantime, mentioned he had carried out “brujeria” — often known as witchcraft all through Latin America — and was recognized there as “El Padrino,” or the Godfather, the police report exhibits.
Rodriguez-Rodriguez additionally sacrificed chickens and doves earlier than “smearing” blood of the animals on partitions contained in the alleged brothel, the place officers executed a search warrant and confirmed her account, in keeping with the report.
“Detective additionally noticed a shrine on the entrance of the residence and the figures have been lined with [what] gave the impression to be blood,” police wrote within the report. “Partitions to the rooms additionally appeared to have blood on them … all 4 wall corners of the storage additionally had what gave the impression to be blood smeared on them.”
Rodriguez-Rodriguez, for his half, admitted to the sacrifices, however claimed the rituals didn’t scare off the intercourse employees who requested him to be there, police mentioned.
“Rodriguez continued to assert that he by no means threatened the women at any time, and he doesn’t know why the women would say he threatened them to place a curse in the event that they left,” he advised police, in keeping with the report.
Rodriguez-Rodriguez remained held with out bail in Clark County forward of his preliminary listening to set for March 2, on-line information present. It’s unclear if he’s employed an legal professional to touch upon the allegations he faces.
A warrant was issued for Russo-Martinez’s arrest in early September, however she was not in custody as of Monday, Las Vegas police advised The Submit.
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