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ELKO – A Las Vegas man who rented a Jeep in Elko and allegedly failed to return it was booked into Elko County Jail Friday on charges of embezzlement and theft.

Bail for Michael J. Laing, 53, was listed at $30,000.

According to court records, police were called to Enterprise Rent-A-Car at Elko Regional Airport on Oct. 2 regarding a vehicle Laing had rented on Aug. 29.

Laing reportedly had paid to use the 2017 Jeep Compass for one day, but had the vehicle in his possession for 39 days. The vehicle had a Utah license plate.

Laing was arrested in Clark County.

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