Las Vegas, Nevada - The Justice Department today announced that a former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer, Richard Thomas Scavone, 49, was indicted on charges of violating the civil rights of A.O., an unnamed victim, by using excessive force during an arrest and charges of obstruction of justice for falsifying a report.  The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A woman who served as the getaway driver for 13 commercial robberies in southern Nevada from December 2012 to March 2013, was sentenced to 121 years in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The FBI Las Vegas Division is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for vandalism committed at the Masjid-e-Tawheed mosque located at 6180 W. Viking Road in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A federal jury in Las Vegas convicted two men of conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud yesterday for their roles in an approximately $10 million international investment fraud scheme involving numerous victims.

 

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval traveled to Las Vegas this morning following the incident on the Las Vegas Strip last night. At approximately 8:30 a.m. Governor Sandoval was briefed by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo on the ongoing situation, response, and investigation. Immediately following this briefing, Governor Sandoval visited University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) where he thanked the trauma center staff and hospital administration.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy for his role in an investment fraud scheme that promoted fraudulent investment opportunities and caused more than $5 million in losses to investors.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the statement below following reports of a major incident on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Nevada health officials have opened the Stein Forensic Unit on the Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health campus after extensive renovations to the building in an ongoing effort to improve the state’s delivery of mental health services.

North Las Vegas, Nevada - The Las Vegas Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in conjunction with the Nevada Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, is seeking the public’s assistance in an effort to identify additional victims of an individual arrested and charged with the kidnapping and repeated sexual abuse of a minor. Assistance is also sought in locating social media accounts used by the accused.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Expedia, Inc. will be hosting an onsite job fair in Las Vegas this Monday, November 16, 2015. The event will take place at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino Grand Ballroom (9090 Alta Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145) from 10am – 7pm. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resume and be prepared for an interview on the spot.

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