It is with heavy hearts this afternoon that we inform everyone about the loss of a valuable member of the LVMPD crime-fighting team. Just two months after surviving a brutal stabbing, police dog Nicky was fatally shot while attempting to subdue a murder suspect.. Not to be lost in this story, is the fact that two people were senselessly murdered at the scene. Speaking to local media, neighbors credit police action for preventing further individuals from being harmed. Additional details will be forthcoming via the LVMPD Twitter feed. https://twitter.com/LVMPD
A Final Farewell to K9 Nicky!
LVMPD salutes its fallen K9 hero Nicky, who died in the line of duty last week while capturing a double-murderer. His memorial service was held this afternoon.
Murder arrests made tonight!
The case of a senseless killing of a clerk at a Lee's Discount Liquor Store two weeks ago has been solved, and tonight the two gunmen seen in surveillance video have been arrested. They are identified as 22-year-old Ray Brown and 20-year-old Lee Dominic Sykes.
On May 3, 2016 detectives with the Criminal Apprehension Team located Ray Brown and Lee Dominic Sykes and both suspects were taken into custody without incident.
A third person seen in the video is being sought as a person of interest in this case. The subject is identified as Lee Murry Sykes.
Anyone with any information on the location of Lee Murry Sykes is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).
Over 37 injured in crash on Las Vegas Blvd, one person is confirmed deceased, several still critical. Driver is in custody. #LVMPDnews