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UPDATE: North Las Vegas PD assistant chief resigns

NHP releases video of assistant chief arrest
Posted at 2:45 PM, Jul 22, 2019

UPDATE 4:28 P.M.: Clinton Ryan has resigned from his role as assistant chief for the North Las Vegas Police Department the department said in a statement. Read the full statement from Police Chief Pamela Ojeda below.

"We expect the highest standard of conduct from our officers, and particularly from our command staff. Effective immediately, Assistant Chief Ryan has resigned from the City. We thank Clint for his 22 years of service with the Police Department and wish him well in the future."

UPDATE JULY 24: Nevada Highway Patrol has released video of North Las Vegas Police Department Assistant Chief Clinton Ryan being pulled over on July 21 for suspected drunk driving and being arrested.

ORIGINAL STORY
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- An assistant chief with the North Las Vegas Police Department was arrested on July 21 for driving under the influence.

NLVPD says the Nevada Highway Patrol received a call from an off-duty police officer at approximately 6:09 p.m. about a reckless driver near U.S. 95 and Tropicana Avenue.

Within minutes, the NHP trooper found the reported vehicle and observed it was failing to maintain its travel lane.

The trooper pulled over the Dodge Ram 3500 truck, which was towing a trailer with the horse.

The assistant chief has been identified as Clinton Ryan.

Ryan refused all field sobriety testing and was transported to Clark County Detention Center. An open container was also found in his vehicle.

According to his bio on the city's website, Ryan was born and raised in Las Vegas. He graduated from Cheyenne High School in 1993. He began his career with NLVPD in August of 1997. Before becoming assistant chief, he was a patrol officer, training officer, detective, Internal Affairs sergeant, and special operations lieutenant.