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Henderson Police Department arrests one of its own for DUI

Posted at 4:38 PM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 19:38:49-04

HENDERSON (KTNV) — On Friday, Henderson Police arrested 25-year-old Luis Amezcua, an officer with the Henderson Police Department.

Amezcua was arrested via a citation for one count of DUI Above Legal Limit 1st Offense, a Misdemeanor offense.

Amezcua was transported to an area hospital as a result of this incident; therefore, he was issued a citation in lieu of a physical arrest and there will be no booking photo.

Amezcua was hired by the City of Henderson on June 26, 2017. He has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an administrative investigation.

The investigation remains open and no further details will be released at this time. Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.