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Vegas authorities investigate homicide on Rancho Drive

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Rancho Drive during overnight hours on Nov. 11, 2017. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas police are examining a homicide scene in the north part of town Friday night. Officers were called to the 2800 block of North Rancho Drive, near Decatur Boulevard, just before 8:30 p.m. with reports of gunfire and a lorry crash.

City stated a possible argument took place in a parking area at that location before a shot from a handgun was heard.

A male was found experiencing a gunshot wound while behind the wheel of an SUV when authorities got to the scene.

The victim was carried to the University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.

Homicide detectives said they discovered a bullet hole in the side of the guy’s car however no immediate intention for the shooting was plainly determined.

Authorities had road closures in the location for their on-scene examination.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more information is launched.

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Crash cleared on U.S. 95 southbound near Rancho

Traffic is moving efficiently once again on U.S. Highway 95 after two lanes were blocked for about an hour after a wreck involving at least 2 vehicles.

Nevada Highway Patrol and the Las Vegas Fire Department reacted simply after 2:30 p.m. to the crash on southbound U.S. 95 at Rancho Drive. The wreck was blocking the two center lanes, according to the agencies’ sites.

NHP’s site indicated people were harmed. NHP wasn’t right away available for talk about the degree of injuries.

Traffic cameras revealed traffic flowing smoothly again just after 3:30 p.m.

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Rancho teacher took student to hotel during school hours

A Rancho High School teacher accused of making love with a student took the lady to hotels two times throughout school hours, according to a North Las Vegas authorities arrest report.

The teacher also kissed and had sexual contact with the student in his classroom over a duration of weeks, police stated.

Jason Richard Lofthouse, 32, was jailed Thursday when the student admitted to her dad and moms and cops that she and the teacher had actually been associated with a sexual relationship. He was reserved at the Clark County Detention Center.

Lofthouse faces charges that include 4 counts of sex acts by a school employee with a student between 16 and 17 years of ages, two counts of first-degree kidnapping and 2 counts of adding to delinquency of a small, jail reservation logs reveal.

The woman informed police that Lofthouse took her to the Aliante hotel May 20 and the Cannery hotel Might 28.

School participation records revealed that Lofthouse missed class throughout those days and the student missed out on some classes.

Hotel logs showed that Lofthouse was checked in at Aliante on May 20 and still images from security cameras at the Cannery captured him kissing the student in an elevator on May 28 before visiting the space Lofthouse had actually leased.

Another student familiar with the relationship in between her pal and Lofthouse informed another teacher who contacted authorities, the police report stated.

The girl on Wednesday was at first reluctant on offering the teacher or cops the name of her pal, however did ultimately, including that there were rumors last year that Lofthouse had sex with a student who has actually because graduated.

When cops appeared to the school searching for the lady, they were told she had not been in class and that she was seen getting in Lofthouse’s class, the report stated. The door was locked and when authorities got in, they saw Lofthouse and the student “close to one another.”

The lady told police there were rumors in school that she and Lofthouse “had a thing going on,” however at first rejected it.

Her father and mothers called authorities that day to tell them that their little girl had confessed to the contact with Lofthouse, the report said. During an interview, the girl told investigators that she and Lofthouse started talking through Twitter and phone about January or February.

The student-teacher contact ended up being physical about a week or two before the initial hotel visit, the report stated. The woman would ditch class and hang around in Lofthouse’s class where they often kissed and two times taken part in sex acts.

Throughout his arrest, Lofthouse told police “he was pretty sure he understood why he was under arrest,” according to the report.

Lofthouse has been used with the Clark County School District because September 2010 and has actually taught at Rancho since then. The district is pursuing his dismissal, district spokesperson Melinda Malone stated.

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Rancho teacher deals with charges involving sex with student

A Rancho High School history teacher was detained Thursday on various charges, including making love with a pupil, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and kidnapping.

Jason Lofthouse, 32, was detained on the last day of the school to deal with 4 counts of sleeping with a student aged 16-17 years old, 2 counts of first-degree kidnapping involving sex and two counts of adding to the delinquency of a minor, according to Clark County Detention Center records.

Lofthouse is being held without bail and is arranged to appear in court Friday early morning.

Las Vegas police could not be grabbed more information Thursday night. The Clark County School District confirmed that the instructor had actually been detained, but could not supply additional details.

Lofthouse has been at Rancho since a minimum of 2010, the earliest year for which records are offered for him on Transparent Nevada. Lofthouse taught innovative positioning human location and honors-level U.S. government, according to the high school’s website.

Lofthouse is the current in a string of district workers to deal with charges for sex criminal offenses in current months.

The district lawyer’s office has actually said music teacher Jeremiah Mazo, 54, inappropriately touched seven various kids on at least 32 celebrations at a North Las Vegas primary school. Mazo was arrested in April. School bus driver Michael Banco, 55

, was apprehended in Might and is implicated of attacking passengers as young as 3 years of ages. Banco faces 3 counts of sexual attack against a kid under the age of 14; 8 counts of lewdness with a child under the age of 14; four counts of first-degree kidnapping and four counts of first-degree kid abuse or disregard. Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com!.?.! and 702-383-0391.

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