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Henderson Police Arrest Suspect in Crowbar Robberies

Henderson Police Arrest Suspect in Crowbar Robberies

A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with two attempted robberies. Henderson Police say the man tried to rob two different convenience stores using a crowbar.

The Criminal Apprehension Team arrested 24-year-old Christopher Jimerson Wednesday. Police say on May 30, Jimerson walked into the Speedee Mart on Horizon Ridge Parkway pointed a gun at the clerk, ordered her to the floor and tried to open the safe. They say he used a crowbar to try to pry open the store safe. He could not open it and left without any money.

Police say a few days later Jimerson tried again. On June 7, officers say he walked into the 24/7 Xpress store on Stephanie Street. He again pointed the gun at the clerk and ordered him to the floor. He then tried to pry open the store safe with a crowbar. Again, he was unsuccessful.

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Henderson Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Monday afternoon.

The suspect entered the US Bank branch inside the Vons grocery story at 2667 Windmill Parkway around 3:45 p.m. The suspect walked up to a teller and handed him a note. The note said that he had a gun and demanded money. The teller took cash from his drawer and gave it to the suspect. The suspect then left the bank. The suspect did not show a weapon during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man in his 50s. He is about 5-foot-8 with an average build and a scruffy beard. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing sunglasses, a red shirt, black pants and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call the Henderson Police Department at 267-4750, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

Three Businesses Busted for Selling Alcohol to Kids

Three Businesses Busted for Selling Alcohol to Kids

 

Clerks at three Henderson businesses were hit with citations Saturday night for allowing minors to purchase alcohol.

Henderson Police officers conducted checks of underage alcohol compliance at local stores. Officers from the Community Relations Unit, with the assistance of underage volunteers, checked 89 convenience stores, grocery stores and liquor stores throughout the city of Henderson. Of these, 86 did not sell alcohol to the underage person.

The businesses that failed were:

Police Search for Robbery Suspect

Police Search for Robbery Suspect

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a store near Warm Springs and Paradise Roads on April 19.

The suspect walked into the business, confronted an employee and demanded money. The suspect was armed with a handgun and the employee gave him money. The suspect left the business with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old. He is between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-10 with a medium build. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt, a white and black baseball hat and light colored jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Metro’s Robbery Section at 828-3591, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.  

Police Looking for Robbery Victims

Police Looking for Robbery Victims

 

Detectives with Metro Police are looking for victims of a robbery to come forward.

Early in the morning of April 14, three masked men walked into the 24/7 Private Vaults, 3110 East Sunset Road. They restrained the employee, opened the safe deposit boxes and stole what was inside.

Now, Metro Police are struggling to find out who lost what in the robbery because 24/7 Private Vaults is based on its customers remaining anonymous. Police are asking anyone who had items at the business to come forward and report their loss.

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Henderson Police are looking for help in finding a man who robbed a Nevada State Bank branch.

The robbery happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the branch at 10608 S. Eastern Avenue. The suspect approached one of the tellers and demanded money. The teller removed money from her cash drawer and gave it to the suspect. The suspect left the bank. No weapon was shown and no one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 50s or 60s. He is about 5-foot-9 and 175 pounds. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing sunglasses, a white button-up shirt and a baseball cap.

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

Slow Down Thursday on I-15

Slow Down Thursday on I-15

 

Watch your speed on I-15 in the Strip corridor Thursday.

Metro and other local law enforcement agencies will be saturating the area in advance of expected large crowds for NASCAR and Mountain West basketball this weekend.

Metro will be focusing its efforts in the area of I-15 between Tropicana and St. Rose Parkway from 2 p.m. Thursday to 2 a.m. Friday. Officers will be directed to enforce seat belt and cell phone violations.

Officers from the Nevada Highway Patrol, North Las Vegas Police Department, Henderson Police Department, Boulder City Police Department, Mesquite Police Department and Lincoln County Sherriff’s Office are expected to participate in this event with Metro.