Trinita Farmer, the mother of Tashii Brown who died in Las Vegas police custody, spoke in public about her son’s case for the first time during a Thursday screening of the documentary film, “What Happened in Vegas.”
Jesus Arevalo, the Las Vegas police officer who was fired for the 2011 shooting death of Stanley Gibson, was convicted Monday on misdemeanor charges stemming from a domestic incident last year.
Las Vegas police are set to pay $500,000 to the mother of Stanley Gibson, the unarmed, disabled veteran shot and killed by an officer in 2011. The settlement, which hasn’t been finalized, brings Metro’s total payout for the Gibson shooting to $2 million.
Jesus Arevalo will never again work as a Las Vegas police officer, but he’ll be paid by Nevadans for the rest of his life.
William B. Hill and Todd Hudson, childhood friends of slain Gulf War veteran Stanley L. Gibson, hoisted a banner Thursday near his grave at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
A $1.5 million settlement between the Metropolitan Police Department and the widow of Stanley Gibson was approved Monday by the department’s Fiscal Affairs Committee.
For the first time in Las Vegas police history, an officer has been fired for an on-duty police shooting.
Las Vegas police are set to pay $1.5 million for the shooting death of Stanley Gibson, the unarmed, disabled veteran shot and killed by an officer almost two years ago.
Jesus Arevalo, the Las Vegas police officer facing termination for the 2011 shooting death of Stanley Gibson, is also facing criminal charges for a domestic incident earlier this year.
The young father scarcely can contain his big smile.
Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Stanley Gibson received the most severe penalties for a police shooting in the history of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
District Attorney Steve Wolfson said Thursday that the Las Vegas police officers involved in Gibson’s 2011 death would not face criminal charges. Gibson, 43, was shot and killed when officer Jesus Arevalo fired seven shots from his AR-15 rifle into Gibson’s Cadillac during a standoff.
The first fact-finding hearing in one of the valley’s most controversial police shootings got under way at Clark County commission chambers Thursday morning.