Wed. Jun 3rd, 2020

Portales couple indicted for over $100,000 of stolen property

PORTALES (KSEL)- A former Portales couple were indicted today, May 15, on charges of stealing property of over $100,000.

Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that today a Roosevelt Grand Jury indicted Darius Vonschriltz, age 25, of Las Cruces, on charges of Larceny over $20,000, Possession of Stolen Property over $20,000; Tampering with Evidence and 7 counts of Disposing of Stolen Property.

Kekoa Vonschriltz, age 25, also of Las Cruces, was indicted on Possession of Stolen Property over $20,000.

The charges stem from a time period between June of 2019 and March of 2020, in which the Darius Vonschriltz is alleged to have stolen furniture and home décor from the Ashley Furniture Store in Portales where he was employed.

It was determined Darius Vonschriltz had stolen over $100,000 in property from the store.

Approximately $60,000 worth of Ashley furniture was located in the home and storage unit of Darius and Kekoa Vonschriltz who was reported to be an ENMU police officer at the time.

Kekoa Vonschriltz was indicted for possessing the stolen property in the couple’s home and storage unit.

Darius Vonschriltz faces 32 years in prison if convicted on all counts. Kekoa Vonschiltz faces 9 years in prison if convicted. The Defendants will be arraigned within the next two weeks.