CRIME & SAFETY
Las Vegas man identified after deadly rollover crash: police
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A Las Vegas man was identified after a deadly rollover crash in Clark County nearly two weeks ago. Leovigildo Morales Gomes, 25, from Las Vegas died from his injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Nevada State Police. The crash happened on Nov. 18 at […]
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest Made in Burning Drum Case, Deaths of Corrections Officer and Retired Detective in Henderson, Nevada
Henderson police have made an arrest in a case involving a woman's body being found in a burning drum in the southeast valley. 43-year-old Freddie Wright has been charged with open murder, arson, and destroying evidence. The investigation is ongoing. Additionally, the Henderson Police Department is mourning the deaths of two of their own, a corrections officer and a retired detective, who passed away within a week of each other.
Will a face lead to a name?
Can a face lead to a name and help solve the mystery of a body in a barrel? The FBI has released a brand new rendering of a man who they believe was killed decades ago and dumped in Lake Mead. Now they're asking for help as they work to determine who he is.
Off-Duty Deputy Constable Arrested in Connection with Henderson Shooting
• Henderson police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred in June. • The shooting took place on June 15 in the 2500 block of Anthem Village Drive. • The suspect, identified as 64-year-old Craig Dahlheimer, fired a round at a silver Honda Civic with four white males inside.
Two people dead after crash at Lake Mead National Recreation Area
BOULDER CITY (KTNV) — Two people are dead following a crash within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. According to Nevada State Police, the crash happened on Nov. 14 at 2:50 p.m. on State Route 167, also known as Northshore Road, near mile marker 12. Investigators said the crash...
Alleged murder-for-hire plot has Las Vegas connection
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Florida man, known to hang out with celebrities, is facing charges in a wild murder-for-hire plot that targeted a filmmaker making a documentary on him. The case was connected to Nevada when the suspect allegedly hired a bodyguard in Clark County to do the murder. Fereidoun Khalilian, also known as “Prince […]
Husband Arrested After Wife's Body Found In Burning Metal Drum
The suspect told police he tried to burn the body several days after he killed her during an argument.
Public Assistance Sought to Identify Lake Mead Homicide Victim
• Clark County and Las Vegas police are seeking help to identify a homicide victim whose remains were found at Lake Mead in 2022. • Last year, four sets of human remains were discovered at the lake due to falling water levels.
Henderson police ask for help locating man missing since Sunday
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Henderson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who was last seen on Sunday morning. According to police, David Sanborn was last seen at 9 a.m. Sunday at 2951 Sienna Heights Drive #1612. Authorities said Sanborn was last...
Charges to be determined for retired LVMPD employee in self-defense shooting, police say
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County District Attorney’s Office will determine if a self-defense shooting by a former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department employee will warrant any charges, officials said Wednesday. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials said on Nov. 21 at approximately 1:36 p.m., dispatchers received a report that a man, later identified as […]
Las Vegas Police Announce Active Shooter Drill at Clark County Water Reclamation Building
Get a sneak peek into an active shooter drill organized by the Las Vegas Metro Police. Scheduled for tomorrow at the Clark County Water Reclamation building, the drill will feature simulated gunfire and police vehicles. Stay informed and prepared with this exclusive coverage.
Weekly Safety Report: Dead Woman Found in Metal Drum and Trio Awaiting Trial for Deadly Shooting Spree in Henderson, Nevada
Henderson, Nevada experienced two incidents this week. The first incident involved the discovery of a dead woman inside a metal drum after a fire was reported on Sunset Road. This is being investigated as the 12th homicide of the year. The second incident is a deadly shooting spree that occurred on Thanksgiving 2020, where a North Las Vegas resident was randomly killed in Henderson. Three suspects are awaiting trial for this crime.
Homicide Investigation Underway as Woman’s Body Found in Burning Drum Near Las Vegas
A smoldering metal drum containing the remains of a woman was discovered near Las Vegas. The body was discovered by police and fire officials subsequent to the suppression of the fire. An investigation into the incident as a homicide is underway; it is the thirteenth homicide committed by Henderson this...
Las Vegans seek answers, solutions after teen's beating death
The beating death of a Rancho High School teenager touched a nerve in Nevada. Jonathan Lewis Jr. was beaten by a group of teens earlier this month. By the time he got to the hospital, he was braindead. His parents allowed his organs to be donated. Nine of the suspects...
32-year-old man dies days after being hit by car near Las Vegas Strip
Police said a man has died several days after being hit by a car near the Las Vegas Strip.
'Too close for comfort': Henderson residents react to grisly discovery
Residents in a Henderson neighborhood Friday expressed concern two days after police say human remains were found in a burning metal drum.
Woman hospitalized after suffering severe burns in southwest valley fire
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A woman was hospitalized after suffering severe burns in a southwest valley fire Saturday evening. The Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) responded to a burn patient at 5415 West Harmon near S. Decatur Blvd. around 5:21 p.m. Crews extinguished the fire and found a woman...
Bridging the gap between police, students
When Boulder City police officer Eric Prunty accepted the job of school resource officer, in a way he had to take a step back in time more than 30 years to when he was in school. Prunty had been with BCPD for nearly five years when he said yes to...
Weekly Safety Report: Murder Arrest, Shooting, Trial Postponement, Tupac Investigation, Security Cameras, and Sentencing in Clark County, Nevada
This week in Clark County, Nevada, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include the arrest of a suspect with a "Friday the 13th" Jason mask tattoo on his neck for murder, a shooting at a house party where three adult males were injured, a trial postponement for three suspects charged with a deadly Thanksgiving shooting spree, comments from Treach about the investigation into Tupac Shakur's murder, the installation of security cameras in an alley where a teen was beaten to death, and the sentencing of a woman who stuffed a 5-year-old boy's body into a suitcase.
Man gets prison time for deadly UMC stabbing
One person was killed while another person was injured during the incident, which happened on June 23, 2022 in the psychiatric ward.