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Fireworks only missing element on Las Vegas Strip

Updated January 1, 2021 - 12:06 pm

Plenty of revelers on the Strip, but no fireworks.

That was the abnormal start of 2021 in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department made 36 arrests on the Strip and Fremont Street. Of these, 10 were for felonies and 26 for misdemeanors.

Clark County workers were busy at 4:40 a.m. loading up roadway barriers on the Strip near Flamingo Road. By 5 a.m. the New Year’s party was over with just a few revelers left out on the Strip and the Fremont Street Experience. However there continued to be a heavy law enforcement presence on Las Vegas Valley roadways. The Review-Journal observed multiple officers on motorcycles and in patrol cars working drunk driving saturation patrols.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.

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