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Police Search For Construction Site Thieves

Police Search For Construction Site Thieves

 

Henderson Police are hunting for two men who stole equipment from a construction site.

The theft happened around 1:45 p.m. April 6 at a construction area near Executive Airport Road and Executive Terminal Drive. The suspects drove up in a white box truck and stole about $5,000 worth of equipment. They set off an alarm and were captured on surveillance cameras. The suspects were able to leave the area before police arrived.

The suspects are described as two Hispanic men. They were both wearing blue jeans. One was wearing a white or gray T-shirt with the word “Army” on it. The other was wearing a white sweatshirt with the words “Aliso” and “Viejo” across the top, a school sports team logo and the word “Falcons” underneath.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Henderson Police at 267-4750, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

Booze Busts: Seven Henderson Businesses Caught Selling to Minors

Booze Busts: Seven Henderson Businesses Caught Selling to Minors

 

Seven Henderson businesses were busted by police over the weekend for selling alcohol to minors.

Henderson Police conducted checks of underage alcohol compliance at stores to help ensure that minors are not able to buy alcoholic beverages. Officers from the Community Relations Unit, with the assistance of underage volunteers, checked 74 convenience stores, grocery stores and liquor stores throughout the city of Henderson Saturday night. Of the 74 businesses, 67 did not sell alcohol to the underage person.

The businesses that failed were:

Police Search for Serial Pharmacy Robber

Police Search for Serial Pharmacy Robber

Henderson Police are looking for help to find a man responsible for a series of pharmacy robberies.

The most recent robbery happened at a CVS Pharmacy at 1402 E. Lake Mead Parkway. The robbery happened at around 9:30 p.m. October 25. The suspect walked through the front door and made his way to the pharmacy department. He walked behind the counter and pointed a gun at the pharmacy manager. The suspect demanded the narcotics safe to be opened. After the manager opened the safe, the man took several bottles of prescription medications. The suspect also took cash from the register and then left the building. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a white man, 25 to 30 years old. He is 5-foot-10 to 6-foot and weighs 240 pounds. During the last robbery, he was wearing a black baseball cap, a black T-shirt, jean shorts and tennis shoes.

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes Offered

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes Offered

 

Henderson Police now offer a way to safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in boxes at five locations.

The bright yellow prescription drug drop boxes were installed in the lobbies of the three Henderson Police stations, the Henderson Detention Center and the Community Relations Unit inside the Galleria at Sunset. The secure boxes will be emptied regularly and the drugs incinerated.

The drop boxes not only give people a secure, legal and anonymous way to safely dispose of unused medications, but they also help keep the drugs out of the hands of those who might abuse them and keep the drugs from going into the water system.

The drop boxes are locked and secured to the floor at each location. The Clark County Water Reclamation District donated the drop boxes and had them installed at the Henderson locations.

Residents can dispose of the medicines in the drop boxes located in the lobbies at the follow locations:

Online Reporting Now Available for Some Minor Crimes

Online Reporting Now Available for Some Minor Crimes

 

Henderson residents have a new do-it-yourself option for reporting minor crimes.

Beginning today, victims of non-emergency crimes will be able file their reports with the Henderson Police online. With the new system, people will not have to wait for an officer to respond or for a call back. A report can be filed at any time using the online reporting system for such crimes as accidents on private property, minor theft, lost property, vandalism and some burglaries.

“Henderson residents are some of the most technologically savvy people in the country and this new service will allow them to file their reports when it is convenient for them.” Police Chief Jutta Chambers said. “Online police report filing is a great example of how the city of Henderson uses technology to improve our services, accessibility and responsiveness to our citizens.”

Henderson Police Team with New Technology to Reduce Crime

Henderson Police Team with New Technology to Reduce Crime

Henderson Police Department is teaming up with a new website to help keep a better eye on crime.

The site is called AlertID.com. It offers almost instant communication between the community and police departments. When users sign up they can tell police about what is going on in their neighborhood and police can let them know incidents officers are working. The tool also allows neighbors to talk to each other about safety issues.

AlertID also lets you sign up for email and text alerts to let people know about emergency situations like a missing child or a national threat.

Getting a Jump on the New Cell Phone Law

Getting a Jump on the New Cell Phone Law

Henderson Police today announced they will get a head start on the new state law governing cell phone use while driving.

Department officers will no longer use handheld cell phones and text while driving on duty except in emergencies.

Although a new law banning the use of handheld cell phones provides an exemption for police officers on duty to use handheld cell phones, Chief Jutta Chambers said she wants Henderson to lead by example.

The new department policy mirrors the state law banning the use of handheld devices. Chief Chambers signed the new policy which goes into effect today, two months before the new state law. The new law banning the use of handheld cell phones or other handheld devices to talk, type or read will start on Oct. 1 with police officers issuing warnings. Starting Jan. 1, officers will start issuing tickets.