Our network

Crime

Police looking for 'Telephone Man' robber

Police looking for 'Telephone Man' robber

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed several businesses on the northeast side of the Las Vegas valley.

The first robbery happened at around 10:40 a.m. Sept. 19 and the latest happened at around 6 p.m. Oct. 9.

Police have called him the Telephone Man robber because he targets wireless phone businesses. He enters the store, pretends to be a customer, pulls out a handgun and demands money. Once he gets the money, the suspect leaves the area on foot.

He is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old. He is between 5 foot 8 and 5 foot 11 and between 220 and 260 pounds. He has black hair, a mustache, brown eyes and a Mexican eagle tattoo on his left arm.

He was last seen wearing a blue cap, silver-framed sunglasses, a white short-sleeved polo shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

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

Coroner Identifies Woman Found Dead at Nellis Air Force Base

Coroner Identifies Woman Found Dead at Nellis Air Force Base

The Clark County Coroner's office has released the name of the woman found dead at Nellis Air Force Base Friday.

The woman found dead Friday in the garage of a house at Nellis Air Force Base has been identified as Theresa Rivera by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.... Read More

Suspect Accused of Beating Woman with Hammer

A Las Vegas man is under arrest and charged with attempted murder after hitting a woman with a hammer.

Police arrested Desmond Stewart, 25 of Las Vegas on attempted murder, battery, two counts of domestic violence-strangulation and coercion by force.

According to Metro Police, the incident happened at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday at an apartment near Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard.

Police say officers were called to the apartment complex on a report that a woman had been beaten with a hammer. When they arrived, witnesses told officers that the suspect and the victim were in a nearby Wal-Mart parking lot.

Officers found Stewart and the victim, Shauntejia Dupree, who was covered in blood.

Police Looking for 2 Men in Robbery and Shooting

Police Looking for 2 Men in Robbery and Shooting

Metro Police are looking for two men who robbed and shot an elderly person at a home near Nellis Boulevard and Craig Road.

According to police, the two men entered the home on August 25. They demanded money, but the victim refused. They fought with the victim and one of the men shot the victim several times.

The men fled the scene in a tan Ford Explorer or Expedition with dark tinted windows.

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

Police Looking for Two People In Connection with Series of Robberies

Police Looking for Two People In Connection with Series of Robberies

Metro Police are now looking for two persons of interest in connection with a series of robberies in the northeast part of the Las Vegas valley.

The two people were seen in the businesses just before the armed robberies happened. The first person they are looking for is a black man between 18 and 25 years old. He is 6-foot and between 160 and 180 pounds.

The second person is a black woman between 20 and 25 years old. She is between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-5 and 130 pounds.

According to police, officers believe a black man between 30 and 40 years old, who is 6-foot-2 and 250 pounds, committed a series of armed robberies at several gaming and dining establishments along Nellis Boulevard.

The pictures are from an incident that happened July 26.

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

Police Looking for Man Who Committed a Series of Robberies

Police Looking for Man Who Committed a Series of Robberies

Metro Police are looking for man responsible for robbing several business in the northeast part of the Las Vegas valley.

According to police, the robberies happened at a number of food and gaming businesses in the 3000 block of North Nellis Boulevard, which is between Cheyenne and Carey avenues, and the 2200 block of South Nellis Boulevard, which between Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard.

The man is described as a black man in his 30s. He is between 6-foot-2 and 6-foot-5 and between 250 and 300 pounds.

The man used a gun during the robberies and should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

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