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UPDATE: Arrest report released for man seen kicking woman on surveillance video

Posted at 9:16 PM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 11:53:21-05

UPDATE JAN. 6: The arrest report for Darnell Rodgers contains more information about what led to the incident that was caught on a home surveillance camera.

Rodgers told police that he was drunk when he and his ex-girlfriend got into a fight. He said he doesn't remember exactly what it was about, but thinks it was over money.

Rodgers and his ex-girlfriend were on the way home from a New Year's Eve party when they began fighting. His ex-girlfriend was driving at the time.

The police were tipped off toe Rodgers' identity by the sister of his ex-girlfriend.

Police made contact with the ex-girlfriend and determined that she was safe. She confirmed that she had been driving when she stopped and ran towards the residence near Warm Springs Road and the 215 beltway.

Rodgers had 3 warrants out for his arrest at the time of the incident.

UPDATE JAN. 3: A Las Vegas judge set bail at $50,000 for kidnapping suspect Darnell Rodgers during his first court appearance on Friday.

The 23-year-old is facing several charges after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend.

UPDATE JAN. 2: Las Vegas police say they have arrested the man they believe is responsible for kidnapping a woman early Wednesday morning.

Darnell Rodgers, 23, was arrested without incident around 3 a.m. Jan. 2 near Sirus Avenue and Arville Street. He was booked into Clark County Detention Center and is facing charges for kidnapping and domestic battery.

Police said they were able to locate Rodgers after they received tips from the public upon the release of surveillance video showing a man beating and grabbing a woman on New Year's Day.

The victim involved was reportedly found safe after the incident, according to authorities, with Rodgers facing a scheduled court date on Jan. 3.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have released a terrifying video of what appears to be a woman being beaten and apparently kidnapped by a man early Wednesday morning.

The incident was captured on a home surveillance video at around 12:48 a.m. and shows the female being grabbed, thrown to the ground and dragged off by the suspect.

The suspect was believed to have been driving a white Hyundai Sonata with a sunroof.


Police are asking for anyone who may have any information about the incident to please contact them at 702-828-3111 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.