Las Vegas police Evidence Vault has 1 million unclaimed items

Metro has many warehouses around the city that house recovered property March 18, 2017Burglars stole your stuff. The police recovered it. What comes next?Enter the reason for the Evidence Vault, which isn't really a vault at all, as attendees learned at a recent First Tuesday seminar. On hand for the February talk at Northwest Area Comm...
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CONTACT 13: Processing sex assault test kits delayed

The AG says about 1,700 kits are on the way to be tested JANUARY 17, 2017LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A backlog in processing sexual assault test kits was a hot topic in the last election cycle. So what's the status now? Nevada had about 8,000 untested sexual assault kits sitting on the shelf last year. Now, the out-of-state lab we're using ...
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DNA links Las Vegas man to two cold case murders

McGuire also accused in a 2004 sexual assault December 15, 2016The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has arrested 42-year-old Brandon McGuire for two cold case murders after DNA testing linked him to the crimes. McGuire was already in jail after being arrested on Oct. 12 for sexual assault and kidnapping in March 2004 when he wa...
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Police solve 1991 cold case murder

A 25-year-old Las Vegas murder case has been solved, and the killer has confessed. The victim was killed in her east Las Vegas home, and police were stymied for more than two decades. November 16, 2016Two veteran detectives, brought out of retirement to work nothing but cold cases, took the clues gathered by previous investigators and t...
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