Posts Tagged ‘las vegas criminal defense’

Pet Shop Owner Facing Myriad of Charges in Vegas

WrPet Shop Owner Facing Wrath of Animal Activists in Addition to Arson Charges Thanks to the diligent efforts of animal rights activists, pet shop owner Gloria Lee is now facing animal cruelty charges in addition to first-degree arson, conspiracy to commit arson, burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary charges. These charges stem from an incident…

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Unusual Las Vegas Criminals

Unusual Crimes in Vegas: The Grandpa Bandit  One of the most unusual unsolved crimes here in Vegas involves a man who is known as the “grandpa bandit.” This elderly man is accused of robbing a Las Vegas bank in 1991, and his identity remains unknown even today. The robbery occurred in September, 1991 when the…

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Another Las Vegas Cold Case

Cold Case Files-The Untimely Death of an Elvis Impersonator An ongoing cold case here in Vegas is that of Elvis impersonator Dana Mackay and his girlfriend Mary Linda Huffman, a former Mrs. Nevada. The two were slain inside their mansion, which was dubbed “mini-Graceland” between September 30 and October 2, 1993.Police went to the home…

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Operation Pure Luck in Las Vegas

Operation Pure Luck is a collaboration between local and federal law enforcement officials. It began several years ago in an effort to curtail crimes by motorcycle gangs. This operation has recently led to the indictment of 32 people in the Las Vegas area on a variety of charges that were mostly related to drugs and…

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How Tattoo Removal Can Help Reduce Crime in Las Vegas

Tattoo Removal gives Former gang Members a new Lease on Life Upon joining a gang, many members elect to get tattoos of their group’s symbols in order to show their loyalty. Unfortunately, these people are stuck with this mark indefinitely, even if they later leave the gang. In an effort to help people turn their…

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Las Vegas Wedding Scam

Fifty-three Couples the Target of Wedding Scam Many people envision coming to Las Vegas to enjoy a dream wedding. That dream is now a nightmare for 53 couples who have been the victim of a scam perpetrated by a local wedding venue. Griffin Mansions was shut down in May 2012 due to several health code…

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Reducing Domestic Violence – We Can All Take a Part

Committee looks at ways to Curb Domestic Violence Deaths Domestic violence-related deaths have increased over the last few years here in Nevada. In an effort to curb that number, several teams have been created to look into ways to reduce those deaths. These teams have made a number of recommendations, which have been forwarded to…

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Photogragher Accused of Child Pornography

A Las Vegas photographer is facing charges of producing child pornography, and local police are now searching for other children who may also have been victims. William Thompson was arrested back in November after police were tipped off that he snapped pictures and videos of a juvenile in what appeared to be sexually explicit situations.…

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Las Vegas Drivers who use Cell Phones, be warned

Although there has been a ban on cell phone use while driving for more than a year, thousands of tickets are being written each month. Local law enforcement officials believe more needs to be done to get the word out to motorists about the dangers of talking or texting while driving. In 2012, the Nevada…

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Idaho Fugative in Las Vegas

Idaho Fugitive found in Vegas Tunnel A fugitive from Idaho was discovered holed up inside a Vegas tunnel after his case was featured on “America’s Most Wanted”. James Ambrose was located in a makeshift camp underneath a local street last week. This happened after a local informant tipped a Las Vegas police officer as to…

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