A North Las Vegas Justice Court bailiff accused of paying a teen boy for sex is now facing an additional sex trafficking charge.
Lynwood Young, 32, was arrested in November on suspicion of attempting to rape a stranger as she was walking home in central Las Vegas, according to an arrest report.
Las Vegas police are searching for possible additional victims after a former nightclub host was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
The Never Give Up Youth Healing Center, a youth residential psychiatric facility, formerly shared the property of the now-shuttered private boarding school Northwest Academy.
A 22-year-old man was arrested Nov. 16 and charged with sexual assault of a child under 14 after allegedly raping a boy he met online, according to an arrest report.
Nevada’s two public universities experienced spikes in reports of sexual, domestic and dating violence incidents from 2017 to 2018, according to a report to be presented this week to the Board of Regents.
Las Vegas police produced the arrest report of a retired officer after the Review-Journal challenged the agency’s previous denial of a routine request for the document.
“It’s concerning that when the case involves an apparent friend of the sheriff, suddenly in this instance they’re treating the case differently,” a First Amendment lawyer said.
Kirk Hooten, a recently retired Las Vegas police officer, admitted he thought a 16-year-old girl he allegedly tried to force into his vehicle was a “hooker,” according to his arrest report.
A judge on Monday set a preliminary hearing for a retired Las Vegas police officer charged with soliciting a child for prostitution.