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What if police find drugs while searching my car?

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*actor portrayal Here’s the scenario. Police find drugs while searching your car. What do you do? Drug possession in Nevada can be a very serious issue in many instances, depending on the material case factors. Nevada state law is generally consistent with other states, and more lenient than others concerning substances such as medical marijuana. Car Searched, […]

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Does Uber Cause a Decrease in DUI Arrests?

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*actor portrayal Uber is moving into cities all over the world. Las Vegas is just one of the company’s recent new homes. By now, most people are familiar with Uber, but there may be one interesting benefit of the service that is less well known: the potential to decrease drivers charged with DUI. Uber Impacts […]

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Hot Spots for Burglaries in Las Vegas

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Unfortunately, Vegas attracts more than just tourists.   We have our share of theft peppered throughout the valley.  The following information details general burglary statistics, specific areas where burglaries took place, patterns and trends, and tips for preventing these types of crimes. General Statistics There are  an average of 41 burglaries each day in Las Vegas. In […]

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Holidays Means DUI Checkpoints, But Just How Effective Are They?

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DUI and DWI arrests are all too common charges that affect the community at large. To counter those drivers intent on drinking and driving, police set up sobriety checkpoint programs. The Ineffectiveness of DUI Checkpoints However, even though the Supreme Court ruling on Michigan Department of State Police vs. Sitz confirmed their legality, sobriety checkpoints have […]

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Crime Statistics Roundup 2015

Crime Statistics Roundup for Las Vegas, Nevada Each fall, justice departments and crime reporting agencies release figures for the prior year. States and cities wondering how they rank in nationwide statistics. As a destination entertainment city that draws travelers from around the globe, Las Vegas always falls into the lime light. If you’re wondering how […]

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