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Small plane goes off runway at Henderson executive airport

A small airplane has gone off the runway at the executive airport in Henderson.

Clark County Department of Aviation spokesman Chris Jones says the aircraft experienced a problem with the brakes upon landing around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The pilot of the Cirrus SR22 was the only person aboard and was not injured. The plane came to a stop in the protective area with dirt and gravel off to the side of the runway.

Jones says the airplane was returning from Santa Monica, California, and has some minor damage.

He says one of the airport's two runways will remain closed for three to four hours. ... Read More

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AG Adam Laxalt's campaign sends him on southern swing through Henderson

Nevada Attorney General and Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Adam Laxalt made an appearance in Henderson Wednesday. He was participating in a radio interview at Emerald Island Casino.

Laxalt sat down for a radio interview with KXNT radio host Alan Stock to discuss some of what he considers the top issues in his campaign.

He also rebuffed criticism over his role in enforcing the gun background check initiative, which is on hold right now because the law voters passed specifies that the FBI is supposed to perform the background checks, and the agency has said numerous times it will not do that... Read More

Suspect arrested in Henderson officer-involved shooting

A wounded suspect is in police custody from an officer-involved shooting involving Henderson Police this past weekend.

Members of the Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT) located and arrested 27-year-old, Larry Calvert who is identified as the suspect responsible for injuring two Henderson Police officers by running over one and striking them both with a vehicle on Aug. 12.

Marcella Levia, 26, who had been present during Sunday night's incident, was also located.

On Aug. 13, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the CAT team located the 1998 Toyota Camry used in Sunday night's incident on the 3000 block of Morning Wind Lane.

Investigators say an uninvolved person was seen leaving a residence in the Toyota Camry used Sunday night.

Police stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, who provided information indicating that Calvert and Levia were within a residence on Morning Wind... Read More

Police: 2 teens arrested, 1 with loaded gun at Green Valley High School

Two high school students are facing charges in separate incidents involving allegations of threatening behavior as the first day of school started for Clark County School District. In one case a student had a loaded gun on campus.

According to Clark County School District Police Captain Ken Young, a 16-year-old was arrested at Green Valley High School Monday after it was discovered he was carrying a loaded 9mm handgun.

Young said, staff noticed he was acting unusual and called police to the campus. That student will face charges of possession of a dangerous weapon on school property.

Word of the incident spread quickly around campus.

"I haven't heard about who actually done it, but whoever it is, they're crazy," said Eric Smith, student!

"My sister texted me and she said 'are you guys ok,' said Karter Kares, student. Karter's sister told her "that they caught a guy with a gun in the school. It was scary."... Read More

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Henderson Police looking for man and 2 women connected to officer-involved shooting

Henderson Police are looking to interview two women connected to an officer-involved shooting that occurred near Windmill Parkway and N. Pecos Road.

Preliminary investigation indicates that on Sunday night at approximately 8:10 p.m., a patrol officer came into contact with three people that were involved in suspicious activity in the 2600 block of Windmill Parkway.

During the investigation, the suspects ignored the officer's commands and an altercation occurred after a second officer arrived to assist.

Henderson Police say a man entered the driver's side of a Toyota where a woman was seated in the front passenger seat.

The suspect driver, now identified as 27-year-old, Larry Calvert, drove over the officer's foot as well as striking him and the assisting officer with the vehicle as he was trying to flee the area.

One of the officers fired his service weapon several times, but it's unclear if anyone in the car was hit by the gunfire. ... Read More

Henderson Police investigate murder-suicide death of 2 seniors

Henderson Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide. Around 6:50 a.m., a 63-year-old man, and a 60-year-old woman were found dead in a home located in the 100 block of Metropolitan Drive, police said.

The woman's care provider found the couple and called the police.

According to Henderson Police, they were told the woman suffered from various medical issues. Their bodies were found with gunshot wounds which led investigators to believe it was a murder-suicide.
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The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the names of the couple pending the next of kin notification.

The incident is being investigated as the sixth homicide in Henderson for 2018.

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. ... Read More

3 people arrested in theft of hundreds of firearms; stolen items recovered

Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged involvement in stealing a truck filled with hundreds of firearms, ammunition and other property from a parking lot in Henderson.

The theft occurred on July 31 at the Fiesta Casino parking lot located in the 700 block of W. Lake Mead.

On Aug. 1, at around 9:30 p.m., a search warrant was executed by the aforementioned agencies and the Henderson Police Department SWAT Team.

Samual Donesing, 28, and Jaemillah Eagans, 26, were identified as suspects in the actual theft of the truck and trailer, Henderson Police said. They were taken into custody without incident.

Due to the extensive list of stolen property, an updated count of firearms was closer to 300, Henderson Police said.

Samual Donesing and Jaemillah Eagans were arrested pending federal charges. Additionally, 58-year-old Samlane Donesing was identified and taken into custody for Conspiracy to Buy, Possess, Receive Stolen Property... Read More