A day after Nevada Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Jenkins was shot and killed in rural Nevada, his body was escorted from the Clark County coroner’s office by hundreds of officers.
Las Vegas police arrested Tonya Dillard, 27, and her boyfriend Jacob Berkovitz, 24, after a tip led police to a home near East Lake Mead Boulevard and North Lamb Boulevard.
Two teenage boys were apparently shot and killed by the man, who died of a “self-inflicted” gunshot wound, police said.
Law enforcement vehicles escorted Nevada Highway Patrol Sgt. Benjamin Jenkins’ body as it was driven to the Clark County coroner’s office Friday night.
A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper who was shot and killed during a traffic stop Friday morning was identified by authorities as a grandfather from White Pine County.
A North Las Vegas man is suspected of seriously injuring an infant in his care for the second time in five years, according to North Las Vegas police.
The body was found in Silverado Ranch Park. “Unknown cause of death at this time,” a Metro officer said.
Las Vegas police say a 16-year-old was the triggerman in an execution-style shooting of a man gunned down for no apparent reason in east Las Vegas.
The deputy who was shot was transported to University Medical Center, authorities said.
Clark County’s sheriff and district attorney offered assurances that the criminal justice system is continuing to protect the community during the coronavirus pandemic.