Criminal History

Most recent incarceration:

On 3/13/08, William Cassidy was arrested.

See his booking information below:

On 4/21/08, his probation was revoked.
According to Victim services his parole was denied on 8/8/2008.
On 1/30/09, he was released after serving his full sentence for “ARSON 1” and “ATT BATT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3RD OFFENSE”.

To see the full size image of the offender tracking record from the Nevada Department of Corrections click here

Nevada Dept of Corrections tracking for Cassidy

Nevada Dept of Corrections tracking for Cassidy

Las Vegas arrest:

A former aide to Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was indicted Wednesday on sex assault, arson, stalking and kidnapping charges.

The indictment was unsealed Wednesday against William L. Cassidy, who resigned from his mayoral aide position in 2001 following an arrest on a domestic violence charge.

Cassidy was charged with raping his wife, Xiao Ping, on Feb. 19.

Within two days of that attack, authorities say, the woman’s business was the scene of a fire that caused about $100,000 damage. Authorities subsequently named Cassidy a suspect in the blaze at Silk Road Accu Pressure/Pan Pacific Management Inc.

In addition, the indictment charges Cassidy with stalking and beating his wife. A domestic violence charge lodged against Cassidy is listed as a third offense in court documents.

“There has been an escalating level of violence for several years,” Clark County prosecutor Conrad Claus said.

In asking District Judge Gene Porter to set bail at $500,000, Claus said Cassidy has claimed to have connections to the Central Intelligence Agency. Claus labeled Cassidy a potential flight risk, saying he has multiple international connections.

“He’s been talking about ending his own life,” Klaus said, adding that “we may have (further) injury or death to the victim” if Cassidy was released.

Porter set bail at $500,000 cash only for Cassidy, who already was in custody at the Clark County Detention Center in the matter.

To see this article from it’s source click here.

Cassidy did plead guilty to charges of first degree arson and attempted battery constituting domestic violence in November of 2003.

See the article here: Plead guilty

Cassidy has a varied past, including forming a short lived company that sold a classified weapons system to a foreign country.

Read an article from the Las Vegas Sun reviewing these “capers” here.

Fraud within the knife collecting community:

Read about how he impacted this community in this forum.


Since cooperating with our inquiries, a monk in Arizona has begun receiving phone calls threatening violence from an anonymous caller.

  1. Jon
    December 3, 2009 at 9:11 am

    If William Cassidy is running Digital Tibetan Buddhis Altar then he is going as TENPARINPOCHE on twitter as well of course when he is asked questions or conronted with who he really is, he blocks people or ignores them.

  1. July 24, 2009 at 4:03 am
  2. August 10, 2009 at 3:08 am

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