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Police Search for Smoke Shop Robbers

Police Search for Smoke Shop Robbers

Las Vegas Police are looking for two suspects who robbed a smoke shop on May 17.

The robbery happened at a shop near Durango Drive and Desert Inn Road. Officers say the two men walked into the shop posing as customers, waited for another customer to leave, then pulled out a gun and demanded money from the clerk. While the clerk emptied the register and gave the money to one of the suspects, the other suspect took a store computer. They were last seen jumping a wall surrounding the shopping center.

If you have any information call Metro Police Robbery Division at 828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

Graffiti Cleanup Work Coming Along at Red Rock

Graffiti Cleanup Work Coming Along at Red Rock

Vandals damaged rock art sites at Red Rock National Conservation Area in November 2010. Since then, restoration experts have worked to clean the graffiti sprayed onto the rocks and Bureau of Land Management officials today highlighted the progress made. 8 News NOW Photojournalist Mark Zamora sent these photos of the work. (Click on the story headline to see more photos.)

Mother's Boyfriend Accused of Killing 3-Year-Old

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas police are investigating the suspicious death of a 3-year-old boy. Police say the boy's mother left him and her five other kids under the care of her boyfriend Saturday night. Hours later, the boy was rushed to the hospital.

He died Monday morning after emergency surgery failed to stop bleeding in his brain.

The boyfriend, 34-year-old Ramiro Camacho, Jr., is now charged with several counts of child abuse and neglect. He is now in police custody.

On Saturday night, Camacho was watching six kids while their mother was away at work. He told police 3-year-old Adrian Garcia went upstairs to shower. About 20-minutes later, an older brother found him face down in the bathtub. Camacho tried CPR and then ran next door for help.

Two Inmates Walk Away From Transitional Facility

Two Inmates Walk Away From Transitional Facility

Officials of the Nevada Department of Corrections report that two inmates walked away last week from the Casa Grande Transitional Housing Facility.

Daylon Bishop is a 37-year-old white man, 6-foot-5 and approximately 205 pounds, bald head and blue eyes. Bishop was serving a 24-60 month sentence for ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

Thomas Williams is a 46-year-old black man, 5-foot-8 and approximately 225 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Williams was serving a 24-60 month sentence for trafficking a controlled substance.  

Anyone with information regarding these inmates should contact the Metro at 229-3111.

Suspect in Multiple Robberies Sought by Metro Police

Suspect in Multiple Robberies Sought by Metro Police

A suspect wanted in connection with multiple robberies is being sought by Metro Police. 

On February 26, the man pictured entered a local business located on the 9000 block of W. Flamingo Road, confronted an employee and demanded money from the cash registers. The suspect was armed with a firearm and the employee complied with his demands. The suspect fled the business with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 50's or 60's, approximately 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, gray hair and a beard. This same person is suspected in at least four business robberies that occurred during the months of February and March 2011. Two of the robberies occurred in Las Vegas and two of the robberies occurred in Tucson, Ariz.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Robbery Section, at 828-3591. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Police Seek Help to Identify Robbery Suspect

Police Seek Help to Identify Robbery Suspect

Metro Police are working to identify a suspect in a small business robbery in the Southwest part of the valley last week.

Raid at Homeowners Association

LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Attorney General's Office, with the assistance of the FBI, served a warrant at the Paradise Spa Homeowners Association on Las Vegas Boulevard South near Serene Avenue.

AG investigators were looking for records of the HOA. Residents allege HOA board members have embezzled more than $1 million of their money. Many of the people who live at Paradise Spa are elderly. They say they pay $160 a month in HOA fees but there is nothing to show for it.

Several units were destroyed by two fires in 2009 and 2010 and the insurance company paid $842,000 but nothing has been repaired.

Eighty-five-year-old Iris Hokanson wants to know what happened to that money. "I heard it went to California, but it was not used on our building. They have not rebuilt it, they have not done anything. Then they came and stole all the guts out of the building," she said.