LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — After greater than a 12 months, two males lastly have their automobiles again from Duaine’s Automotive, a Henderson mechanic beneath investigation by the Nevada DMV Compliance Enforcement Division.
“We bought the decision,” Geno Jahrling informed 8 Information Now. “Come get your car.”
It’s lastly the tip of a protracted, onerous highway for Geno Jahrling and Aaron Schlivka, who bought their automobiles again Wednesday after leaving them at Duaine’s Automotive for repairs over a 12 months in the past.
“It lastly feels good,” Schlivka stated. “To lastly have it in my possession.”
Each Schlivka and Jahrling got here to eight Information Now for assist in November, after they stated the proprietor of Duaine’s went silent.
The Nevada DMV Compliance Enforcement Division opened an investigation and revoked the enterprise license for Duaine’s Automotive. A consultant informed 8 Information Now that officers have been in a position to return a complete of 5 automobiles to their rightful homeowners Wednesday after serving a search warrant.
“There have been a number of officers right here unloading autos,” Schlivka recalled. “I tried to begin my car; it began smoking.”
The boys stated their automobiles hadn’t been mounted and even touched within the 12 months since they dropped them off at Duaine’s, so every continues to be coping with some monetary fallout for repairs.
“I took it straight to a different mechanic,” Jahrling stated of his automobile. “And so they stated there’s not going to be a problem getting it mounted.”
Nonetheless, each males informed 8 Information Now they’re grateful to have their property again after a lot ready and overwhelming frustration.
“I simply wish to thank the DMV and Channel 8 for serving to out,” Schlivka stated. “As a result of with out you guys nothing would have ever occurred.”
“It feels good,” Jahrling concluded.
Whereas Jahrling took his automobile to get mounted elsewhere, Aaron stated he’s reducing his losses and eliminating his car.
The DMV Compliance Enforcement Division stated whereas its officers are glad to have the ability to assist these automobile homeowners, this investigation is ongoing, and so they encourage anybody who has had points with Duaine’s Automotive to contact them at 702-486-8626.