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Las Vegas breaking news for January 29, 2019

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 09:34:15-05

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

11 P.M.
The standoff situation on El Camino Road has ended. The driver was arrested peacefully. At this time, the driver has not been identified.

2:30 P.M.
Detectives conducting an investigation in the area of the 4300 block of West Oakey Boulevard had a marked patrol unit make a vehicle stop but the suspect sped off, according the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officials. The vehicle was soon after involved in a collision and the suspect then fled on foot. Police believe the suspect has broken into a home on the 3100 block of El Camino Road and is refusing to exit.

2:15 P.M.
Las Vegas Metropolitan officials report that an individual barricaded himself in a storage unit located near the intersection of East Russell Road and South Nellis Boulevard. Detectives had been investigating possible robbery suspects on the 4000 block of Boulder Highway when one of them fled into the storage facility. The suspect was taken into custody at around 6:15 P.M. without injury. A second individual has been detained by police.

12:11 P.M.
Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 555 S. Royal Crest Circle. Upon arrival, firefighters heard alarms but did not see any smoke or fire. Eventually, crews found a fire in apartment #10. A second alarm was requested. Fire was knocked down at 12:40 p.m. No injuries reported. It's not known if anyone was displaced.

11:17 A.M.
Police are looking for a person who refused to stop for a traffic violation near Tropicana Avenue and Wynn Road. It is believed the person went into the garage at the Hard Rock hotel-casino. Police have set up a perimeter and are searching area. Avoid the area.

8:29 A.M.
3 turtles were displaced after a fire at 7430 Scottish Castle Avenue. Clark County Fire Department responded to the call. Upon arrival, they observed smoke coming from the fire. The American Red Cross is helping the turtles.


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