The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
The Nevada Highway Patrol said troopers arrested a wrong-way driver on suspicion of DUI. The vehicle was traveling from US-95, Casino Center to US-95, Jones Boulevard. However, the truck was northbound in the southbound lanes.
#WrongWay driver arrested on suspicion of DUI. Tonight this vehicle was wrong way driving from US95/Casino Center to US95/Jones. The vehicle was NB in the SB lanes. This easily could have been catastrophic, great job by our Troopers to get this vehicle stopped. #drivesober #nhp pic.twitter.com/cBCB0qCj2x
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) February 7, 2020
Police said a resident shot a burglar while inside his apartment in the 100 block of North 15th Street, near Fremont Street. The suspect was struck at least once by a bullet and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Detectives remained at the scene for the investigation.
Crash near U.S. 95 and Rancho Drive. All lanes blocked. Expect delays.
2:34 pm, Crash from US-95 Northbound at Southern Rancho in Las Vegas, All lanes blocked, Expect delays
— Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) February 6, 2020
Las Vegas police are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash near Desert Inn Road and South Decatur boulevard. The northbound lanes will be closed for a couple of hours to clean it up the scene.
Las Vegas police say an 86-year-old man hospitalized in a car crash on Feb. 3 has succumbed to his injuries. Bernard Judis was pronounced dead at UMC Trauma on Feb. 5, police say.
The two-vehicle crash on Feb. 3 near Desert Inn Road and Jones Boulevard marks the 13th traffic related death in Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for 2020. The crash remains under investigation.
Fernando Rodriguez Corbin, 58, was arrested in Florida in connection with a stabbing in the Las Vegas area. Corbin was booked into the for Osceola County Jail and facing local charges for stabbing his girlfriend and roommate.
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