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Authorities: Suspect in custody in beating death of female

Wednesday, March 28, 2018|4:35 p.m.

Ladonte Wilson

Ladonte Wilson, 33, turned himself in at the Clark County prison in coordination with his lawyer, authorities said.

Officers reacted about 10:15 p.m. on Jan. 13 to a report of a beating in the 600 block of East Twain Opportunity, cops stated. They found a lady suffering from apparent head trauma, police stated.

The victim was taken to Daybreak Healthcare facility and Medical Center for treatment, but police stated they were informed Feb. 15 that she had actually died from her injuries. The cause of death was blunt force injury, inning accordance with the coroner’s report.

Male in custody for shooting homeless guys in Las Vegas

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Authorities have actually detained a man in connection with 4 shootings, that left 2 homeless males dead.

Joshua Castellon, 26, was apprehended on Feb. 16 by an unique agent with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Guns, Las Vegas cops stated in a release. Detectives with Las Vegas City cops on Tuesday filed a warrant for his arrest on 2 counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder.

In an interview, Homicide Lt. Dan McGrath stated a patrol officer stopped Castellon on Feb. 8, as he was oversleeping his car, for a field interview. He was not homeless but would occasionally oversleep his cars and truck, McGrath said.

Inning accordance with a criminal complaint, throughout the stop, Castellon told police he lived in a house but was too worn out to go inside. He also stated he was a driver for Lyft. Officers noted his clothing and lorry matched exactly what was seen in security video. Officers said they also kept in mind a small hole in the passenger floorboard. Castellon said the hole was made when a friend fired a shotgun inside the lorry.

The federal gun charge is linked to the shootings, McGrath said, and was connected to a recent purchase of a gun and ammo that is thought to be the murder weapon. No motive was revealed by Castellon since his arrest.

On Feb. 15, detectives gotten in touch with Castellon’s better half. She said he just recently opened a credit card with Very first Best Bank and she believed he acquired a gun. His better half said she saw the monitoring video and thought it was her spouse. She challenged him however he rejected that he was the individual in the video. Detectives also discovered Castellon acquired a weapon online and it was delivered to a federal firearms licensee who conducted the transfer to Castellon.

In a kind that is required to be submitted when a person purchases a gun from a federal gun licensee, Castellon suggested he was not buying the gun on behalf of another person. However, during an interview, Castellon said he obtained the weapon to resell it to another person that he identified as a “mutual friend” which offered it.

Police stated his admission provided possible cause to think that he “made an incorrect composed statement meant or most likely to deceive a federal firearms licensee, in infraction of federal law.”

Following the conclusion of the federal case, Castellon will be booked into the Clark County Detention Center, authorities said.

Cops previously this month stated the suspect shot an individual in the parking area of a gasoline station in Logandale on Jan. 29. A couple of hours later on, a second victim was shot and eliminated outside of a swap meet near Rancho Drive and Washington Avenue in Las Vegas.

On Feb. 2, police stated a 68-year-old male was fatally shot in his sleep near 14th Street and U.S. 95. Cops said the shootings were random.

Anybody with any info about any of these occurrences, or anyone with security footage that may have caught the suspect or suspect automobile, was advised to call the LVMPD Homicide Area by phone at 702-828-3521 or by e-mail at [email protected] To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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Man in custody for shootings that killed two homeless guys in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

Authorities have detained a man in connection with 4 shootings, that left 2 homeless men dead.

Joshua Castellon, 26, was apprehended on Feb. 16 by a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Las Vegas authorities said in a release. Investigators with Las Vegas Metro cops on Tuesday filed a warrant for his arrest on 2 counts of murder and two counts of tried murder.

In an interview, Murder Lt. Dan McGrath stated a patrol officer stopped Castellon on Feb. 8, as he was sleeping in his vehicle, for a field interview. He was not homeless however would periodically sleep in his cars and truck, McGrath said.

The federal gun charge is linked to the shootings, McGrath stated, and was connected to a current purchase of a gun and ammo that is thought to be the murder weapon. No intention was revealed by Castellon since his arrest.

Following the conclusion of the federal case, Castellon will be scheduled into the Clark County Detention Center, authorities said.

Authorities previously this month stated the suspect shot an individual in the parking lot of a gas station in Logandale on Jan. 29. A few hours later, a 2nd victim was shot and killed outside of a swap meet near Rancho Drive and Washington Opportunity in Las Vegas.

On Feb. 2, police stated a 68-year-old guy was fatally shot in his sleep near 14th Street and U.S. 95. Authorities stated the shootings were random.

Anyone with any details about any of these occurrences, or anybody with surveillance video footage that might have recorded the suspect or suspect car, was prompted to get in touch with the LVMPD Murder Area by phone at 702-828-3521 or by email at [email protected] To remain confidential, contact Criminal activity Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the web at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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Suspect in custody after shots sound out at Reno high-rise

Published Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017|8:34 p.m.

Updated 46 minutes ago

RENO– A suspect is in custody after opening fire for a minimum of 20 minutes Tuesday night at a skyscraper of high-end condos in Reno, however there are no reports of any injuries, authorities said.

The shots were fired at the Montage, a structure in downtown Reno where SWAT groups and news vans gathered. The structure is surrounded by a few of the city’s better-known gambling establishments and was as soon as a casino itself prior to it was converted into high-end condominiums, according to its site.

Reno authorities tweeted that they were answering reports of a possible active shooter prior to tweeting about a half-hour later that the suspect had been apprehended and there were no injuries reported.

Trooper Chris Kelley of the Nevada Highway Patrol informed the Reno Gazette-Journal that shots were spoken with the building for a minimum of 20 minutes, and TV news press reporters stated they heard numerous shots after getting here.

The shooting, which was originating from an upper floor, instantly brought comparisons to the deadly mass shooting two months earlier in Las Vegas, which is 450 miles south.

On Oct. 1, a gunman eliminated 58 people from a perch at Mandalay Bay.

“When you heard it’s coming from above it reminds you of the man shooting from Mandalay Bay,” stated Mike Pavicich, who remained in town on service from Las Vegas and was standing atop a parking lot at the surrounding Eldorado Resort Gambling establishment when the shots rang out.

“It’s scary, you understand?” Pavicich told the Gazette-Journal. “This is the exact same kind of town.”

Police: Suspect in UNLV kidnapping, sexual assault in custody

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shown in October( left )and November( best )( Source: LVMPD )” border=” 0 “width=” 180″/ > Juhjuan Washington displayed in October( left) and November (best)( Source: LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. University of Nevada, Las Vegas cops stated the suspect who kidnapped a student at gunpoint and required her to perform a sexual act is in custody. Las Vegas City authorities arrested 21-year-old Juhjuan Washington on Sunday near Robindale Road and Eastern Opportunity.

Authorities said Washington matched the description of a suspect in other incidents that took place earlier in the month.

Washington faces a number of charges including kidnapping with a fatal weapon, assault with a fatal weapon, browbeating with force or risk of force, robbery with use of a lethal weapon, robbery while in possession of a gun, grand larceny car, belongings of a stolen car, open and gross lewdness, and attempt to damage or hide evidence.

UNLVPD has been informed by Metro that an individual has been detained in connection with the event at the Cottage Grove Parking Lot. pic.twitter.com/YNPlPQHrqx

— UNLV Authorities Provider (@UNLVPD)

October 23, 2017 Cops stated on Friday the trainee was getting items from her car in the Home Grove Parking Lot when the armed suspect approached her into the vehicle and made her drive to another area where he required her to perform a sexual act upon him.

[LEARNT MORE: Cops: UNLV student abducted, forced into sex act]

She was able to get his weapon and leave.

If anyone thinks they have actually been a victim of Washington’s or have extra info on this case, they ought to call Metro’s Sexual Assault Area at 702-828-3421. To stay anonymous, call Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Convicted rapist gets joint custody of victim'' s 8-year-old child

Christopher Mirasolo, 27, was recently awarded joint custody of a child he conceived with a woman he allegedly raped when she was 12-years-old. (Michigan Department of Corrections)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15109599_G.png" alt=" Christopher Mirasolo, 27, was recently awarded joint custody of a child he conceived with a woman he apparently raped when she was 12-years-old. (Michigan Department of Corrections)"

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he developed with a lady he presumably raped when she was 12-years-old. (Michigan Department of Corrections).( Meredith )– A Michigan male who apparently raped a female when she was just 12-years-old was just recently granted joint custody of her kid, The Detroit News reports. Christopher Mirasolo, a now 27-year-old sex transgressor, was granted parental rights of the victim’s 8-year-old son after a DNA test concluded he was the daddy, according to the victim’s attorney, Rebecca Kiessling. He supposedly held the victim, her

sister and a pal” slave” for 2 days in 2008– threatening to eliminate them if they informed anyone what happened, Kiessling told The Detroit News. Mirasolo was 18 at the time. Cops jailed him a month later when the victim discovered she was pregnant. A conviction carries a prison sentence of at least 25 years, however he was given a plea offer for tried third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Mirasolo was then sentenced to one year in prison however only served six and a half months prior to early release so he might take care of his sick mom, inning accordance with Kiessling. In 2010, he supposedly served an extra four years for sexual attack against another victim in between the ages of 13 and 15.

Kiessling stated her client’s custody case started after Sanilac County, about two hours north of Detroit, looked into child assistance she had actually gotten this past year.

A judge likewise bought Mirasolo’s name to be added to the child’s birth certificate without the mom’s authorization, inning accordance with The Detroit News.

Mirasolo’s attorney told the paper he did not start court procedures and said he’s uncertain if he will pursue a relationship with the victim’s child.

Kiessling stated she is currently looking for security for her client, now 21, under the federal Rape Survivor Kid Custody Act. A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 25.

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Think in custody after hit-and-run crash eliminates 3 boys in east Las Vegas

Metro police vehicles block the streets as officers investigate a fatal crash in east Las Vegas on Sept. 30, 2017. (Kurt Rempe/FOX5)Metro squad car obstruct the streets as officers examine a deadly crash in east Las Vegas on Sept. 30, 2017. (Kurt Rempe/FOX5) Metro squad cars block the streets as officers investigate a fatal crash in east Las Vegas on Sept. 30, 2017

. (Kurt Rempe/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that took the lives of three juveniles Saturday night in the east part of town. City Lt. Peter Kisfalvi said officers were contacted us to a mishap scene at 9:07 p.m. at the crossway of Desert Inn Roadway and Ocean Crest Street, near Nellis Boulevard.

Metro stated a group of kids were strolling on the pathway when a 2007 Suzuki Forenza struck them as it aimed to pass another vehicle on the shoulder. 3 of them were fatally hurt in the impact and a fourth was carried to the medical facility.

The 3 deceased were ages 12,13, and 14, while the fourth victim, a 13-year-old boy, suffered serious injuries but was expected to make it through, according to City.

Witnesses notified authorities that the motorist of the lorry escaped from the scene after the crash and eliminated his clothes while running through the nearby area.

The suspected driver was ultimately taken into cops custody during the overnight hours as Metro K-9 systems, together with extra officers, browsed the surrounding locations.

Sunday, authorities determined the suspect as 28-year-old Joseph Eskandarian, of Las Vegas.

Cops said even more information will be launched on this incident.

Stay with FOX5 for continued updates.

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PD: 3 trainees in custody, officer hurt after brawl at Chaparral High School

Medical units at Chaparral High School after fight on campus on Sept. 21, 2017. (Armando Navarro/FOX5) Medical systems at Chaparral High School after fight on school on Sept. 21, 2017.( Armando Navarro/FOX5) Medical systems at Chaparral High School after battle on campus on Sept. 21, 2017.( Armando Navarro/FOX5).School district authorities at the scene of a battle call at Chaparral High School on Sept. 21, 2017.( Armando Navarro/FOX5) School district police at the scene of a fight call at Chaparral High School on Sept. 21, 2017.( Armando Navarro/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. The Clark County School District Police Department has a battle at Chaparral

High School under examination Thursday afternoon. CCSD Authorities Capt. Ken Young validated that officers were called to the campus since of a battle that broke out before 11:45 a.m.

Officers at Chaparral notified FOX5 that three trainees were in authorities custody, with one impressive, after 2 battles happened at the school.

A school district policeman was also injured in the melee with an abrasion to the chin according to authorities.

Reports of any injuries to trainees or professors were not right away launched from the scene, but medical units did react to the school.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this establishing story.

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3 in custody for staged vehicle mishap scheme in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

Las Vegas Metro cops stated they took 3 females into custody for staging automobile mishaps to take from victims.

Cops detained 38-year-old Barbara Miller, 19-year-old Amanda Miller, and 28-year-old Sophia Nicholas on Aug. 13 on various charges in connection with numerous of the reported incidents.

In December 2016, detectives began receiving reports for possible staged accident scenes where the victims had actually items stolen from them. During a number of months, detectives determined more than 35 cases that seemed related.

Authorities said the criminal activity reports suggested 3 to five suspects in an automobile would pull up next to the victims, who were also in a vehicle and signal for them to stopped. Once the victim pulled over, they were informed they struck the suspect’s vehicle and they needed to exchange details. In many cases, one suspect would distract the victim while another would take important products from the victim’s lorry. In other cases, one suspect would damage the victim’s lorry while the victim was being sidetracked, or the victim would be revealed previously existing damage on the suspect’s car. The suspects would then aim to get a money settlement from the victim on the area. During one case, the suspects got the victim to drive them to another place to obtain money.

Investigators think there are at least 3 extra suspects that took part.

80 years of age Iva Sesky tells FOX5 she was a victim of this kind of criminal offense in early August 2017.

Sesky says a female and guy made her pull over her care and then demanded money from her, stating she had harmed their cars and truck.

“I stated ‘I’m not paying you any cash I stated I didn’t hit your vehicle I’m not paying you any thing,'” Sesky stated.

While Iva was flustered and distracted, she states her wallet was taken, and hours later the suspects drained her bank and EBT accounts.

“Of all people I did not think I would get caught up in something like this, you simply cannot be sure. I thought I understood all the ins and outs, I thought I was pretty savvy, however they tricked me,” she stated.

Sesky states she recognized among the ladies who police apprehended as one of the suspects in her case.

“Makes me makes me feel so great, since there’s just three more that aren’t out there that aren’t attacking the elderly,” she said.

The suspects were reported to have actually utilized a 2016 dark color Nissan Versa, a 2007 White Dodge Charger, a blue Mustang, and a tan color Toyota Sequoia in a few of the occasions.

Anybody who thinks they may have been a victim of this kind of criminal activity, or anyone with any details about these cases, or the identity of the exceptional suspects is prompted to contact Spring Valley Location Command Patrol Investigations Section at 702-828-2640. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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4 suspects in custody for fatal shooting in Las Vegas driveway

Davontae Wheeler (left), Raekwon Robertson (middle), and Demario Lofton-Robinson (right). (Source: LVMPD)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/08/14671181_G.jpg" alt=" Davontae Wheeler( left), Raekwon Robertson (middle), and Demario Lofton-Robinson (right). (Source: LVMPD)"

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, Raekwon Robertson (middle), and Demario Lofton-Robinson( ideal ).( Source: LVMPD)” border =” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Davontae Wheeler( left), Raekwon Robertson (middle), and Demario Lofton-Robinson( best).( Source: LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Four people have actually been jailed in connection with a fatal shooting in a guy’s driveway, according to Las Vegas City cops. Police apprehended 22-year-old Davontae Wheeler and 20-year-old Raekwon Robertson on Tuesday. Officers formerly jailed 18-year-old Demario Lofton-Robinson and a juvenile, who was described as Lofton-Robinson’s more youthful sibling, on Aug. 10.

Cops think the 4 suspects shot and eliminated Gabriel Valenzuela in his driveway in the 5500 block of Dewey Drive, near Lindell Roadway and Russell Road on Aug. 9. Private investigators stated Valenzuela may have caught the suspects dedicating a crime when he reached his home.

Inning accordance with Lofton-Robinson’s arrest report, he admitted to aiming a pistol at Valenzuela’s chest and firing one round.

An arrest report for Robertson stated police discovered a Facebook Messenger thread that consisted of Robertson and Lofton-Robinson planning a theft with all the suspects.

Private investigators likewise accessed a text thread on Lofton-Robinson’s phone that consisted of a link to a FOX5 story relating to an armed robbery to a business with images of two of the suspects involved in the robbery. Investigators determined one of the suspects bore a similarity to Robertson. Authorities identified Robertson was an active robber.

Authorities were able to further connect Robertson to the criminal offense through cell phone records.

Wheeler faces charges of attempted burglary with a fatal weapon, conspiracy to devote burglary with a fatal weapon, and murder with a fatal weapon. Robertson deals with 2 counts of burglary with a fatal weapon, two counts of conspiracy to dedicate break-in, burglary with a gun, murder with a deadly weapon, and tried break-in with a fatal weapon. Lofton-Robinson and the juvenile each face charges of murder with a lethal weapon, attempted break-in with a lethal weapon, and conspiracy to dedicate robbery.

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