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LVMPD officer indicted for insurance fraud

Posted at 2:08 PM, Jul 01, 2016
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Jeff Lynn Harper, 36, was indicted by the Clark County Grand Jury on six felony charges, including insurance fraud, theft, third-degree arson and burning of property with the intent to defraud an insurer.
The charges stem from the January 2016 burning of his recreational vehicle.
According to the indictment, the vehicle fire occurred on a road approximately two miles south of State Route 160 in Clark County.
The cause of the fire was determined to be incendiary in nature, and the investigation conducted by the Clark County Fire Department concluded that Harper, the owner of the vehicle, was the perpetrator of the fire.
Harper is scheduled to be arraigned before the Eighth Judicial District Court on July 21.
To view the criminal Information for Jeff Lynn Harper, click here