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Henderson removes police chief amid internal investigation

Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers has been removed from his position amid an internal investigation into him sending out mailers to local businesses promoting a foundation he had called the department's only authorized fundraising group.

The city named Todd Peters as acting police chief Thursday night. Moers' status with the department remains unclear. City officials had refused to say whether he had been fired or placed on administrative leave.

Officials would also not discuss whether the move was linked to the internal investigation against Moers. He had sent the mailer from a foundation titled "Friends of the Henderson Police Department Foundation."

This is the second time in five years the city's police chief has been removed... Read More

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Hendeson Police search for woman missing from Anthem

Henderson Police are hoping the public can help locate a woman that has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Police are looking for 69-year-old Iris Daniels who was last seen near Anthem Parkway and Atchley Drive in Anthem around 4 p.m.

Her husband reporter her missing after she walked away from her home.

Daniels is described as a white woman, 5-feet-8-inches tall, around 160 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white nightgown and gray clogs. She recently had a stroke and has limited use of her left arm and left leg.

Police say her hair is darker than what is shown in the photo.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website or text: "CRIMENV" + tip info to 274637 (CRIMES). Message & data rates may apply. ... Read More

Henderson Police officer injured in crash

A Henderson Police officer was injured in a crash Tuesday at the intersection of N. Green Valley Pkwy. & Ramrod Avenue.

According to officers, around 4:05 p.m. a car struck a motorcycle officer. Green Valley Parkway is shut down from Ramrod Avenue to Olympic Avenue. Henderson Police say it will be shut down for the next several hours.

The officer was taken to Sunrise Hospital, with minor injuries... Read More

4 arrested for alleged armed robbery spree in Henderson, Las Vegas

Metro Police says it has arrested four men in connection with a string of armed robberies across the Las Vegas valley.

Rondall Talley, Donnell Talley, Tylon Marshall, and Calvin Rembert were arrested for numerous charges of robbery with a deadly weapon, burglary with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and attempted murder.According to officers, the robberies happened between the dates of March 31st and April 16th. Metro Police said there was a total of 16 robberies throughout the city of Henderson and Las Vegas.

Metro said, commercial business were targeted by the alleged thieves, some people were carjacked, and some people were even robbed on the street.

In all of these events, the suspects were armed with a combination of shotguns, handguns and on one event an assault rifle was also used... Read More

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Mother accused of killing child is 7-months pregnant

A local woman arrested for the death of her child is 7-months pregnant, according to an arrest report released Wednesday.

Before the death of her 2-year-old child, Metro Police said Jazmin Ramirez, 29, had four prior Child Protective Services complaints against her from 2008-2010. Two of the complaints involving her 9-year-old son were substantiated for neglected, police said.

Henderson Police said on March 10, at about 10 p.m., Ramirez called 911 operators stating that her 2-year-old son wasn't breathing. The child was taken by ambulance to St. Rose Dominican Hospital-Siena Campus, and shortly after, he was transported to Sunrise Hospital, where the brain injuries were discovered.

Ramirez told officers her child received the injuries when he fell from a bed earlier in the day, but detectives say she caused the injuries that led to the child's death. Henderson Police said the boy died three days later due to the injuries to his brain... Read More

Police arrest mother for killing 2-year-old child

The mother of a child who died from critical brain injuries last month was arrested by Henderson Police Tuesday. Detectives say 29-year-old Jazmin Ramirez caused the injuries that led to the death of her 2-year-old-son.

The child died from his injuries in the hospital on March 13. Henderson Police said on March 10, at about 10 p.m., Ramirez called 911 operators stating that her two-year-old son wasn't breathing.

The child was taken by ambulance to St. Rose Dominican Hospital-Siena Campus, and shortly after, he was transported to Sunrise Hospital, where the brain injuries were discovered.

Ramirez told officers her child received the injuries when he fell from a bed earlier in the day. Henderson Police said the boy died three days later due to the injuries to his brain... Read More

2 arrested for 'Jugging,' trending crime among accused thieves

Henderson Police arrested two men for committing a growing crime around the country.

Cedric Ray Henderson, 27, and Ladarian Glenn, 25, were arrested for stalking people before breaking into their vehicles and stealing large amounts of cash. According to law enforcement, the crime trend is called "Jugging."

Henderson Police said the suspects would target the victims as they left the bank with a bank bag or bank envelope. The suspects would then follow the victims to their next stop or destination, and break into the victim's vehicle and steal the cash that they had stashed under a seat or in a trunk.

"We saw a number of incidents since last summer and knew that there would be another round of victims if we didn't stop these suspects," Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers said. "It was the good work of Henderson Police officers who caught the suspects to hold them accountable for what they have done."... Read More