A male with felony warrants was barricaded on Interstate 15 near St. Rose Parkway, closing down the freeway. LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – A male with felony warrants was barricaded on Interstate 15 near St. Rose Parkway, shutting down the highway. Police said he was arrested after
numerous hours of negotiation. Traffic was diverted to Las Vegas Boulevard via Cactus Avenue southbound and by means of Sloan Road northbound, according to City Police and the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Police said they did not see any weapon, but weren’t sure if he was armed.
According to Metro Police, the man was pursued by officers on a suspicious automobile call.
He was stoppeded at around 7:00 p.m.. A helicopter followed him the throughout the pursuit. He was the only one in the cars and truck and was driving on the incorrect side of the roadway for a brief time. He is also wanted for burglary, Metro said. Interstate 15 did not immediately reopen after the suspect’s arrest.
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