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Metro Police corrections officer arrested for sexual assault of a child

The Clark County Detention Center in downtown Las Vegas
Posted at 2:24 PM, Mar 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-11 18:38:16-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A corrections officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was arrested in North Las Vegas, the department announced on Friday.

Luis Ybarra was booked into North Las Vegas Community Correctional Center for sexual assault of a child under 14, according to NLVPD records shared with 13 Action News.

LVMPD officials said Ybarra, 28, has been employed with the department since 2017, and is assigned to the Clark County Detention Center.

Ybarra was placed on suspension without pay pending the outcome of the criminal investigation, and an internal investigation by LVMPD.

An arrest report with more information was not immediately available at the time of this report.