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Metro Closing Lobby of Three Substations

Metro Closing Lobby of Three Substations

 

Budget tightening for Metro Police will result in the closures of the lobbies at three substations beginning Saturday.

These locations are:

  • Bolden Area Command, 1851 Stella Lake Street
  • South Central Area Command, 4860 Las Vegas Boulevard South
  • Southeast Area Command, 3675 East Harmon Avenue

The Downtown Area Command closed its front lobby in March 2010.

The civilian support personnel who normally staff these locations will be moved to more critical positions within the department, eliminating the need to hire additional staff to fill those roles. No positions will be eliminated during this re-allocation of resources.

The primary functions of these front lobby locations were taking crime and accident reports, registering firearms, and fielding special service requests from citizens. These services will still be available at other substations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday:

Police Probing Fatal Shooting Near Downtown

 

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police in Las Vegas are investigating a shooting that left a 48-year-old man dead near downtown.

Officer Larry Hadfield said Tuesday the man was found a little before 1 p.m. in the 1000 block of Third Street. That's just north of Charleston Boulevard.

Hadfield didn't have details about the slaying, and the Clark County coroner didn't immediately make the man's name public.

Hadfield says homicide investigators haven't identified a suspect. 

Police Searching for Suspect in 2 Bank Robberies

Police Searching for Suspect in 2 Bank Robberies

 

Metro Police are searching for a suspect in two different bank robberies.

The first robbery happened Monday at a bank near Nellis Boulevard and Harris Avenue. The second robbery happened Thursday at a bank near Decatur Boulevard and Oakey Boulevard.

Detectives from the Las Vegas Safe Streets Task Force - Robbery Section are asking for help from the public to track down the suspect 36-year-old Brian Reynolds.

Reynolds has several tattoos on his face. However, police say he does cover them up.

Anyone with information about the robberies are asked to call Detective Honea at (702) 574-8290 or Special Agent Schlumpf at (702) 303-9814, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

Metro and Community Leaders Holding Rally Against Violence

Metro and Community Leaders Holding Rally Against Violence

 

Metro Police and community leaders want to rally neighbors in one Las Vegas valley neighborhood in the wake of a shooting early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to a neighborhood near Owens Avenue and H Street just after midnight Saturday for reports of a shooting. When police got to the scene, they found that a group of people were having a party at a home in the area, when unknown assailants started shooting at the group.

Six people were hurt, one critically. At first, witnesses and victims were not cooperative with police. As the investigation has continued, however, police have been able to generate several leads.

At 5 p.m. Tuesday at in the 1700 block of Curran Way, where the shooting happened, officers and community leaders will hold a rally in hopes of gathering more information about the crime and to help the community heal.

 

Police Search for 2 Men in Armed Robbery

Police Search for 2 Men in Armed Robbery

 

Metro Police are searching for two men who robbed a business near Jones Boulevard and Vegas Drive.

According to police, the men walked into the business at about 7:45 p.m. February 19. Once inside, one of the men pulled out a gun and demanded money from the employees.

The employees gave the men money and several pieces of property.

The first man is described as a white man, who is 5-foot-11 and between 200 and 230 pounds. The second man used a bandana to cover his face, but he is a white man, who is 5-foot-8 and between 160 and 180 pounds.

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

Police Search for Man Who Robbed Check Cashing Business

Police Search for Man Who Robbed Check Cashing Business

 

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a check cashing business near Jones and Lake Mead boulevards two different times.

According to police, the first robbery happened February 7 and the second February 11. They also happened between 8 and 9 a.m. The man wears a mask but eyewitnesses describe him as being between 5-foot-9 and 6-foot and between 155 and 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Metro's Robbery Section at 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call 385-5555.