A week after a body was found in a vacant northeast valley home last year, a witness to the killing was kidnapped, shot in the head with a pellet gun and sexually assaulted, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
A Las Vegas man convicted of using file sharing applications to receive more than 600 images and videos of child pornography was sentenced to 12 years in prison, federal officials announced Wednesday.
Charles Richard Rogers, 55, who taught at a Boulder City middle school and two Henderson elementaries, was imprisoned in 2010 for producing child pornography and sexually assaulting young boys.
William Hoard, 24, who is facing child sex trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting four teenage girls, was on probation for attempted prostitution involving an adult at the time of his arrest, court and police records show.
William Hoard, 24, is accused of using social media to contact underage girls between January and June, according to a Metropolitan Police Department release.
A former Henderson resident was sentenced Friday to 135 months in federal prison for sharing sexually explicit pictures of children on Twitter, a U.S. Department of Justice release said.
Las Vegas police arrested a man on Thursday who is suspected of impersonating an officer in order to sexually assault women near downtown Las Vegas.
The gross lewdness case against former College of Southern Nevada Professor Mark Peplowski was dismissed Wednesday, his attorney said.
A Clark County judge sharply rebuked the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday for withholding public records requested by the Review-Journal about sex trafficking cases and prostitution arrests, saying that the department’s reaction to the newspaper “boggles the mind.”
A woman armed with a hair brush fought off a naked man who later told police he had entered her northwest Las Vegas home on Sunday to rape her, according to arrest documents.