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One hurt in hit-and-run crash

One hurt in hit-and-run crash

One person was seriously hurt in a crash along Rainbow Boulevard Thursday night.

According to Metro Police, just before 10 p.m., a Kia Sorento was driving southbound on Rainbow Boulevard near Vegas Drive at a high rate of speed, when it ran into a Kawasaki motorcycle that was turning left onto northbound Rainbow Boulevard from a parking lot.

The rider, identified by police as Eddie Rueda, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Following the crash, the driver of the Kia lost control and drove off the road. The driver and passenger left the scene of the crash on foot. Metro officers were able to track down the driver. He is identified as 29-year-old Anthony Munoz of Las Vegas.

Police say that the driver of the car showed signs of being drunk. He was arrested for DUI, along with hit and run. He has been booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

Metro Police looking for help in attempted murder case

Metro Police looking for help in attempted murder case

Metro Police are looking for help to solve an attempted murder case that happened last month.

According to police, just after 4 p.m. April 24, officers were called to the intersection of Del Rey Avenue and Santa Margarita Street, which is near Rainbow Boulevard and Oakey Avenue, to investigate reports of a shooting.

Patrol officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to University Medical Center and survived his injury.

Metro's Gang Crimes Bureau investigated the crime and found that just before the shooting, the victim and a friend were involved in an argument with two men in the parking lot of a convenience store in the area.

The victim and his friend walked away and the other two men involved in the fight got into a black early 2000s Chevrolet Monte Carlo, then drove away.

Police looking for man who robbed store

Police looking for man who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a store near Rainbow and Oakey boulevards.

According to police, the robbery happened at around 10:30 p.m. April 26.  The man walked into the business, used a gun to threaten the clerk and demanded money.

The clerk gave the man money and the armed robber left the scene on foot.

The man police are looking for is described as a black man between 25 and 30 years old, 5 foot 10 and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, sunglasses and a black bandana over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro's Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Man arrested in 2012 murder

Man arrested in 2012 murder

A man is under arrest in connection with a murder that happened two years ago near downtown Las Vegas.

Police arrested Jessie Arredondo on charges of murder with a deadly weapon.

According to police, Arredondo shot and killed Daniel Garcia August 15, 2012 at the El Paso Market near Owens Avenue and Pecos Road.

Witnesses told police that the suspect and two other men talked to the victim and asked him where he was from. When he answered "Blythe", the suspect shot him several times, police said.

A warrant was issued for Arredondo's arrest shortly after the murder in 2012.

However, he wasn't arrested until recently in San Diego. He waived extradition and was returned to Las Vegas. Arredondo was booked into the Clark County Detention Center Thursday.

 

 

 

 

Police looking for men who robbed store

Police looking for men who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for two men who robbed a store near Charleston Boulevard and Rainbow Boulevard.

According to police, the men walked into the business at around 5:30 a.m. March 12. The first man went to the counter, pulled out a gun and pointed it at the employee.

The second man then walked behind the counter, approached the employee, who was sitting down, and punched her in the face. He then took money from the register, while the first man stole items from the store.

Both men then left the scene on foot.

The first man police are looking for is described as a black man in his 20s or 30s who is about 5 foot 9 and 160 pounds. He was carrying a handgun and was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

The second man police are looking for is a black man in his 20s or 30s who is about 6 foot and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a plaid sweatshirt and a scarf around his mouth and nose.

Police Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

Metro Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road.

According to police, 57-year-old Stanley Woosley was crossing Lake Mead from south to north, outside of a crosswalk. A pickup truck heading eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard hit Woosley.

The pickup truck driver left the scene of the crash and the pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The truck is described as a mid-size, dark-colored pickup, possible a Ford, with moderate damage to the front end. The first three characters on the license plate were 563. The state of the license plate is not known.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Metro's Accident Investigation Section at (702) 828-3317, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Las Vegas Man Arrested for Arson

Las Vegas Man Arrested for Arson

A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with a fire a loading dock at Neonopolis.

Fire investigators arrested and charged 59-year-old Elliot Dew on one count of first degree arson.

According to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, dispatchers received calls about the fire just after 3 a.m. Thursday. When firefighters arrived, they found a dumpster, recycled cardboard and some trash in the loading area near Ogden Avenue and Fourth Street was on fire.

The building's sprinkler system had been activated and was keeping the fire from spreading. Firefighters were able to put the fire out completely in just a few minutes.

Smoke did spread into Neonopolis for a short time. Damage was confined to the dumpster area.

Thursday afternoon, security personnel with the shopping and dining area reviewed the surveillance video and spotted the suspect setting the fire.