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Authorities: Officers advised male to give up prior to deadly shooting

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class=” photo” src= “https://photos.lasvegassun.com/media/img/photos/2018/10/30/Screen_Shot_2018-10-30_at_2.48.50_PM_t653.png?214bc4f9d9bd7c08c7d0f6599bb3328710e01e7b” alt=” Image”/ > Metro Cops Officers shot and eliminated a male holding this object, which later turned out to be a homemade plastic sword, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in the 5400 block of Tinker Toy Avenue, according to Metro Authorities

Lloyd Napouk

“/ > City Police Lloyd Napouk Toting a things police later on learned was a homemade plastic sword, a guy stood nonchalantly and puffed a cigarette as officers with their weapons drawn pleaded with him to drop the product and talk to them, Metro Cops said today.

However the 44-year-old man ignored them and was fatally shot Saturday when he moved toward the officers, Clark County Assistant Constable Charles Hank said. The five-minute lead-up to Lloyd Napouk’s death was recorded by the officers’ body-worn cameras.

The incident unfolded after a 911 caller reported at 12:17 a.m. Saturday that a male who appeared to be carrying a stick or device to unlock cars was peering into cars and walking through backyards, police said.

Sgt. Buford Kenton and Officer Cameran Gunn discovered Napouk in front of a home in the 5400 block of Tinker Toy Opportunity, near Lindell and Robindale roadways, Hank said.

” Put it on the ground now,” Gunn repeatedly told Napouk, who was wearing earphones. “It’s all great, guy. We can talk.”

Kenton, who motioned to Napouk to get rid of the earphones, stated, “You’re not in any trouble; simply drop the weapon and we’ll talk, OK?”

Napouk mumbled his words and was just heard stating, “Leave here.” At one point he raised the plastic sword.

As Napouk moved toward the officers, they cautioned him they were going to shoot.

” Simply drop it, bud. I don’t want to shoot you today. It’s not worth it,” Kenton stated, cautioning him not to take another step. That’s when gunfire appeared.

Kenton fired 3 shots and Gunn 4, Hank said. Napouk was struck numerous times and died at the scene.

Kenton had actually requested an officer equipped with a weapon that fires low-lethality beanbag rounds to react, however they didn’t get there in time, Hank said.

Napouk dealt with his sweetheart about a mile away, and detectives have yet to determine what he was carrying out in the neighborhood, cops said.

This was the 21st shooting and the 11th casualty including City officers this year, compared to 19 during the exact same period in 2017, Hank said.

Think arrested in deadly overnight stabbing

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018|2:47 p.m.

. A street argument early today turned lethal when a male stabbed another male in the neck, inning accordance with Metro Police.

The suspect, Andrew Singleton, 42, was detained by an officer patrolling the area, City Officer Jay Rivera stated.

The stabbing took place about 1:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Casada Way, near Charleston Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive, Rivera said.

Singleton approached a group of individuals standing near an apartment building and asked for cash and to use a phone, Lt. Ray Spencer said.

Singleton and the victim strolled a brief range before a run-in broke out, Spencer stated. That’s when Singleton supposedly pushed the victim and stabbed him in the neck, Rivera stated.

Singleton left on foot as the group scattered, Spencer stated. An officer patrolling about a quarter mile away located Singleton and placed him in handcuffs, he stated.

The victim passed away at University Medical Center.

Singleton was being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center on a count of murder, prison logs reveal.

Someone killed in deadly car crash near central Las Vegas

One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash near central Las Vegas on Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo: NHP)
 One person was eliminated in a single-vehicle crash near main Las Vegas on Aug. 12, 2018. (Picture: NHP) One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash near central Las Vegas on Aug. 12, 2018.

( Picture: NHP). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -. Nevada Highway Patrol reacted to a single-vehicle deadly crash that left one person dead near central Las Vegas Sunday morning. According to NHP, a pickup captured on fire after hitting a concrete wall at around 5:18 a.m. near Fremont Street and South Eastern Opportunity. One person was noticable dead.

Eastern Avenue was closed in both instructions from Fremont Street to Daybreak Opportunity while troopers investigated, NHP stated. Troopers recommended vehicle drivers to anticipate hold-ups and to prevent the location.

No other details was instantly offered.

Stay with FOX5 for more updates.

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Semi-truck chauffeur confesses to '' drowsy driving ' in deadly crash on US 93

NHP investigated a deadly crash on July 18, 2018. (Source: NHP)
 NHP examined a fatal crash on July 18, 2018. (Source: NHP) NHP investigated a deadly crash on July 18, 2018. (Source: NHP). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Nevada Highway Patrol stated a semi-truck motorist confessed to” sleepy driving” Wednesday morning when he struck multiple cars resulting in the death of

2 people. The crash was reported just after 6 a.m. on U.S. 93 and mile marker 63, near Interstate 15.

According to Cannon Fodder Jason Buratczuk, of Nevada Highway Patrol, vehicle drivers were picked up a flagger in a construction zone when a semi-truck struck the automobiles.

The semi-truck struck a Toyota Corolla with two guys from Idaho, a 35-year-old and 50-year-old, inside first, Buratczuk said. They were ejected from the lorry and pronounced dead at the scene. The truck then hit a Nissan, another semi-truck and a Chevrolet Malibu.

Buratczuk said the chauffeur of the semi-truck who struck the cars admitted to ‘drowsy driving’ and might have dropped off to sleep at the wheel.

” Drowsy driving is just as bad as if you were inebriateded or texting and driving … It impairs your capability to drive a car,” Buratczuk stated. Including, drivers have to take care in building and construction zones.

3 others were taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, consisting of the at-fault chauffeur of the semi-truck, Buratzcuk said.

Buratczuk said the motorist of the semi-truck could face charges nevertheless, he noted it will depend on fatal crash investigators and the district lawyer.

All travel lanes are closed and traffic is being diverted onto State Path 168, NHP stated. U.S. 93 is also closed at I-15. The closure was expected to last approximately three hours, Buratczuk informed FOX5 at around 9 a.m.

. An examination is ongoing.

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Last-minute burglary plot caused deadly north valley shooting, authorities state

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near Cheyenne Avenue, police said.( Photo: FastCam). LAS VEGAS (FOX5 )-. Authorities stated a man who was
shot to death in early June in the north Las Vegas Valley was the victim of a last-minute burglary plot. Officers responded about 3:30 p.m. on June 1 to the Cheyenne Pointe Apartments, near Las Vegas Boulevard and Pecos Roadway, after a caller said a shooting had actually taken place. Officers showed up and found Johnathan Dean in the roadway, experiencing a gunshot wound. He was required to a regional medical facility where he died. An initial examination led investigators to two suspects, later on determined as Mario”

Mota” Oceguera and Thomas” Tommy” Lazo Rios, who were seen on monitoring video footage from the time of the shooting. Authorities stated the 2 remained in a vehicle with two others driving previous Dean when they stopped near the guy on his moped, then shot and eliminated him after what appeared to be an argument. The vehicle, a Mercury Mystique, was traced back to Juan Camacho, who authorities said resided in the apartment building. Camacho told police that he was driving the vehicle with the suspects and another man named Chris when Rios and Oceguera said they wanted to rob Dean. Camacho told police he let them out of the car and repelled, later on finding out on the news that they had shot and eliminated a guy.

Camacho revealed discussions to cops showing that Oceguera fled to California, while Tommy was in the procedure of running away to Minnesota.

Info supplied by the motorist let to the arrests of both males. Court records show both guys were accuseded of conspiracy to devote burglary, attempted break-in

and open murder. An initial hearing for Rios was arranged for late July.

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Authorities look for suspect in deadly stabbing in car park

Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips leading straight to an arrest or indictment processed through CrimeStoppers might be eligible for a cash reward.

'' Drunk Killed Papa' ' message left after deadly east Las Vegas bicycle crash

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

For many individuals, the intersection of Indios Avenue and Mountain Vista Street is simply part of their day-to-day commute, however for one valley family, it’s a place they will never forget.

On Monday, medical inspectors determined the bicyclist killed in a crash in the east Las Vegas community April 28.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office said 44-year-old Jason Eckert died from numerous blunt force injuries. He was noticable dead on April 29 at Dawn Healthcare facility.

On Monday, motorists passing that intersection saw an effective message sprayed on the wall with a gaping hole that reads: “Drunk Killed Father.”

“(My grandson) stated ‘We were having a lot enjoyable today, and whatever was ideal till this happened,'” Robert Steffan, the victim’s father-in-law said. “Then he goes ‘I desire my daddy.'”

Steffan kept back tears as he kept in mind soothing his eight-year-old grand son, who stood feet away on his bike with a front row seat to the DUI crash that eliminated his father Jason Eckert.

“That was a key part of his life … preparing for when his father came, and they would go out and do something. So they took a 20-mike bike flight that day.”

Eckert’s kid Avaram rode along with his moms and dads on Mountain Vista that night, when a car sped towards them, seemingly out of control.

“Way drunk,” Steffan said. “He began to skid 20 feet before the stop sign.”

An examination into the crash is continuous, cops stated.

“Jason’s body was crushed onto the hood of the car,” Steffan stated. “Then he was hurled through the street.”

Steffan stated Eckert’s helmet split in 2, and believed he died instantly. The chauffeur, Danesmin Solis-Cortez was taken to the hospital with small injuries and was detained.

“We put the graffiti up for him [Avaram]” “I’m all right with that.”

Next-door neighbors were alright with it too, and stated they hoped the writing has a deep impact in the community.

“Individuals have been stopping all afternoon,” stated one neighbor. “They slow down and look at that wall. It’s just awful, it makes you scared to go anywhere.”

Through their mourning, Eckert’s family took solace in knowing Eckert’s final minutes cause conserving other lives through organ contribution.

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North Las Vegas authorities arrest woman in deadly stabbing Friday night

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” 0″ src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/05/16698695_G.jpg” width=” 180 “/ > Dymund Ellis( LVMPD ). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV( FOX5)-. The North Las Vegas Cops Department stated a lady was arrested after a fatal stabbing

late Friday night. Officers were dispatched about 11 p.m. to the 3400 block of East Cheyenne Opportunity, near Pecos Roadway and Las Vegas Boulevard. At the scene, police stated a 25-year-old male was discovered with a stab wound.

He was required to University of Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

In a news release, police stated the victim was roommates with the female implicated of stabbing him, 19-year-old Dymund Ellis. The two entered a verbal argument before the stabbing.

Ellis was arrested and reserved for a charge of murder with a deadly weapon. This was the 10th homicide in North Las Vegas in 2018, according to the department.

The Coroner’s Workplace will release the identity, and cause and manner of death, pending notice of near relative.

Anyone with details in this murder is urged to call the North Las Vegas Cops Department at 702-633-9111 or, to stay confidential, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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City seeks chauffeur in deadly pedestrian crash

City Authorities state they are searching for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run including a pedestrian Wednesday night in the main valley.

The vehicle driver dropped a 1999 Chrysler LHS sedan about 2 miles from the scene of the crash, which happened about 9:30 p.m. near Charleston Boulevard and Eastern Opportunity, police stated.

The silver cars and truck was headed west on Charleston when it struck a 62-year-old male crossing the street outside a crosswalk, authorities said. The pedestrian died at University Medical Center.

The unidentified driver did not stop at the scene, authorities said.

Anybody with details is asked to call authorities at 702-828-4060. To remain confidential, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

Chauffeur confesses to drinking, drugs before deadly 6-car crash on Las Vegas Boulevard

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

The driver accuseded of DUI recently confessed to drinking two vodkas prior to the crash that killed a valley female on Las Vegas Boulevard, inning accordance with her arrest report.

Sarah Lee was held by a “citizen” after the April 12 crash up until cops got here, the report stated.

Lee admitted to being involved in a crash which she drank two vodkas at 4:30 a.m. An officer stated he might likewise smell alcohol on her breath that early morning. She stated she drank at Santa Fe Station but didn’t understand where she was and was puzzled about what happened on the scene. She also would not follow directions for screening for alcohol later, inning accordance with police.

[. RELATED: Police: 6-vehicle DUI crash eliminates 1, hurts 3 south of Las Vegas Strip]

The crash involving six automobiles left Donneka Harris of North Las Vegas dead and three others hurt on the morning of April 13, police stated.

Harris, 32, passed away of numerous blunt force injuries, according to the Clark County Coroner.

[RELATED: North Las Vegas female eliminated in 6-vehicle DUI crash recognized]

Las Vegas City authorities responded to reports of a multi-vehicle crash the crossway of Las Vegas Boulevard and Warm Springs Roadway at 10:05 a.m.

Lee had a hard time keeping her eyes open, saying she was in pain. The officer speaking with her acknowledged small scratches and bruises on her body, according to the report.

Authorities found old track marks and scarring on her arms, consistent with duplicated needle injection use. Lee confessed she was a former IV drug user, and last smoked heroin two days prior and was presently on suboxone to assist her get off heroin.

An Emergency Medical Technician informed the reporting officer that Lee admitted to doing heroin previously in the early morning, however Lee denied that. She was required to UMC, the report stated.

The 6 lorries involved include a black Mercedes, silver Lexus, red Ford, Chevy Malibu, gray Cadillac SUV and a blue Hyundai.

Victor Johnson stated he was working at a corner store at the corner of the crossway. He stated when he saw the crash, he ran out to help.

“I believe it’s a disaster,” Johnson said. “I dislike to hear anything like that. However it teaches you life is a blessing so make every day count for sure.”

He stated he likewise saw Lee aim to flee.

“I thought she was a pedestrian, crossing the street when she was leaving the scene,” he said. “I thought she was attempting to escape from the accident due to the fact that she was scared. Had I understood it was the individual driving the vehicle, I probably would’ve attempted to stop her myself.”

Nevada Highway Patrol, the company handling the traffic investigation, said a presumed impaired lady (Lee) was driving the Mercedes westbound on Warm Springs Road when she clipped the rear of the Lexus. She attempted to leave the scene by driving into the South Premium Outlet Mall car park.

NHP stated Lee drove back onto westbound Warm Springs Roadway and ran a traffic signal at the Las Vegas Boulevard intersection. She crashed into the Chevy Malibu which was taking a trip southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard. The crash also affected the Ford, Cadillac and the Hyundai that was stopped at a traffic signal in the eastbound Warm Springs lanes.

A trooper verified the chauffeur of the Malibu, Harris died at the scene.

The intersection was closed down in all directions pending the examination of the crash.

NHP said this was a lesson in protective driving.

“This is just one of those things, when you come through crossways in Las Vegas if you have a thumbs-up, it’s not a bad idea just to pump those brakes and give a look at those crossways,” NHP trooper Jason Buratczuk stated. “You never ever know exactly what’s coming through. All of us expect individuals to follow traffic laws, do the right thing. But often, you can have an impaired motorist, somebody not paying attention.”

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