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CCSD Police arrests teacher after alleged DUI accident outside school

A teacher with the Clark County School District was arrested for a DUI accident Tuesday.

April Shepard, who is a fourth-grade teacher at Tom Williams Elementary School, is being charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in an accident.

The Clark County School District Police Department arrested Shepard after responding to a report of an accident outside of Tom Williams Elementary School in North Las Vegas.

The investigation, which was conducted by the CCSD Police Department, determined that Shepard, 46, was driving a vehicle that struck two other parked vehicles along the street outside the school. No one was injured.

Shepard was booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

Shepard has been employed by CCSD since October 1996, and her employment status will be considered as assigned to home once she is released from custody... Read More

NLV doctor convicted of groping patients could return to practicing medicine Monday

A North Las Vegas doctor who inappropriately touched at least seven patients could be back at work in a matter of days.

Last July, Jorge Burgos was sentenced to seven days in jail, a day for each victim he groped, as well as three years probation. He was accused of groping his patients.

In December 2017, his medical license was also suspended for four months. But that ends soon, and he could begin seeing patients again as early as Monday.

'I think it's unsettling for everybody, not just the division or anyone like that but we are officers of the court, and we have to enforce the conditions that they impose," said Lt. James Shubert, Division of Parole and Probation.

Lieutenant Shubert says Burgos has been in compliance since starting probation last July.

"He is subject to getting good time credit so if he's paying his fees and doing everything on probation, he does get good time credit, so we would shorten that term," Lt. Shubert said... Read More

Man facing threat charge in Las Vegas released to group home

A 23-year-old man who was arrested in February and indicted on charges that he threatened to carry out a mass shooting larger than the killing of 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip is being released to a nonprofit group home.

On Thursday, a judge ordered Calin Howard Hodges to await trial at a North Las Vegas residence that offers services for the mentally ill.

Hodges' trial on a charge of making a terrorist threat is expected to start May 14. He could face up to 20 years in prison if he's convicted.

Hodges is accused of telling members his church that he identified with mass shooters, and of posting on social media that he would carry out a killing bigger than the Oct. 1 massacre... Read More

Roads near Tropical Parkway and Pecos blocked as police investigate home invasion

Several streets are blocked off near Tropical Parkway and Pecos Road because North Las Vegas police are searching for a home invasion and robbery suspect.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. near E. Centennial Parkway and Bruce Street. According to police, a vehicle taken from the home during the home invasion was spotted at Tropical Parkway and Pecos Road.

Officers pulled over the car and ended up taking one person into custody. The second suspect took off running on foot, police said.

North Las Vegas Police and K-9 officers are still searching for him.

No one was hurt... Read More

Police searching for man in connection to triple homicide

Detectives are looking for a man they say is a "person of interest" in a triple murder which happened three months ago.

The man is described by the North Las Vegas Police Department as African-American between the ages of 20 and 30, 5'11'', and about 160 lbs.

The shooting happened on December 28th at about 4:00 p.m. on the 2200 block of Carroll Street. That's in the area of N. Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue.

Three people died inside an apartment from apparent gunshot wounds, according to investigators.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the man is urged to call NLVPD at (702) 633-1685.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555... Read More

FBI seeks additional victims of man accused in sexual assault of a minor

The FBI is trying to identify any additional victims of a North Las Vegas man who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

According to the FBI, Mohamed Abdikadir Muhina,23, was arrested and charged with sexual of assault of a minor under 14 and lewdness a with a minor under 16 on March 2.

Muhina has lived in North Las Vegas since 2005 and is believed to have used various social media accounts including:

https://www.facebook.com/jordan.junior.3591267
Tango: Mohamed Muhina
Skype: mohammed1777155

Mohamed drives a white 2013 Hyundai Sonata with the Nevada license plate 76E965. He goes by the name Junior William and is employed as a rideshare driver with Uber and Lyft. His former employer was Sonic.

He is described as being around 5'11" tall and weighing around 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes... Read More

Student arrested with loaded gun at Desert Rose High School

A 17-year-old female student is in police custody after a loaded gun was found in her purse Thursday afternoon at Desert Rose High School, according to Clark County School Police.

The arrest happened around 1:30 p.m. at the school which is located on Brooks Avenue near Commerce Street and Cheyenne Avenue in North Las Vegas.

Students reported the gun to faculty members who contacted school police.

There was one round in the chamber, school police said.

The student is facing a charge of possessing a dangerous weapon on school property.

This is the second gun found on a student on school property Thursday.

School police have confiscated 16 guns since the beginning of the school year... Read More