Lakewood Police Arrest Chalet Motel Homicide Suspect

Published on November 06, 2019

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At approximately 3:15 a.m.. on 11/2/19, Lakewood Police responded to reports of female found dead at the Chalet Motel located at 6051 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood. That woman was been identified as 32-year-old Rotasha Pryor-Thomas. At approximately 2:00 pm. on 11/5/19, Lakewood Police Detectives arrested Jarvis Gates (DOB 06/15/1981) for the murder Ms. Pryor-Thomas at the Chalet Motel. Gates was arrested without incident. Gates was jailed on charges of felony murder and 2nd degree kidnapping.