A Specialist LVMPD police unit has arrested a person for driving his dust bike by a number of casinos. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Though fashioned solely final yr, a particular unit of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police (LVMPD) fashioned to sort out unlawful avenue racing has made 185 arrests. The most recent got here after a person rode his dust bike by Las Vegas casinos.
The LVMPD Site visitors Bureau took to Twitter to share a picture of the unnamed man tracked down by the division’s Racing Apprehension and Intervention Element unit, RAID:
Police arrested the “recognized reckless driver” on suspicion of driving his bike by the gaming flooring of “a number of casinos,” up and down stairs and escalators, and “doing wheelies” alongside Las Vegas Boulevard. In response to Nevada media retailers, the dust biker’s fees embody endangering an individual or property, 4 gross counts of reckless driving, and one felony rely of assault with a lethal weapon.
accurately predicted that unlawful avenue racing would turn out to be extra frequent
Whereas casinos are wanting ahead to Components One coming to Sin Metropolis, RAID is working to guard the general public from any uptick in harmful driving in consequence, particularly unlawful avenue racing. In April, RAID’s Lt. Daryl Rhoads stated the LVMPD had accurately predicted that unlawful avenue racing would turn out to be extra frequent and fashioned RAID “earlier than Las Vegas grew to become like an L.A.”
Together with the 185 arrests for the reason that unit fashioned in March 2022, RAID has cited 238 individuals and towed 215.