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Vegas police are cracking down on illegal parties at rental properties

Posted at 2:08 PM, Aug 07, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police officers are cracking down on illegal parties at rental properties after at least three people have been killed in the past few months.

Such rentals are illegal in the city of Las Vegas unless they are licensed, and in unincorporated Clark County, with a few exceptions like Palm Place.

Homeowners, organizers, and promoters who advertise these parties can face hefty fines and criminal charges. Promoters and organizers of such large parties may face gross misdemeanor or felony charges.

Friday, the department released a new public service announcement to warn homeowners of the consequences they can face.

Police believe more of these parties are happening as an alternative to clubs and bars that are closed during the pandemic.

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If you spot an illegal party in progress, the Las Vegas police department asks that you call 3-1-1.