Monday, July 20, 2009

Manhunt Monday: Hayes & Moten

They're no "Bonnie and Clyde," but they are the first team featured on Manhunt Monday.
On May 22 , 2009 at approximately 1620 hrs. our two suspects, accompanied by two other individuals, entered a retail store in the 400 block of North Nellis carrying an empty shopping bag.
After filling the bag once with merchandise and leaving the store, they returned again with the empty bag for a second run.
When store clerks and a security officer attempted to intervene as they left the store with a second bag of stolen goods the suspects attacked them, turning the crime into a robbery.
On the day of the crime the suspects fled in a 1999 4-door Dodge sedan, green in color, with Nevada License plates. They may still be associated with this vehicle.
At the time of this crime our two suspects were in a romantic relationship.
While it is not know if that is still the case, they are both still wanted, and quite possibly will be found together.

SUSPECT # 1 – ROBERT LAQUIN HAYES is a black male adult, 18 years of age, standing 5'10" tall and weighing 150 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of the letters “ROB G” on his right forearm. Hayes’last known address was in the 1600 block of North Stocker in North Las Vegas.

SUSPECT # 2 – SHELISHA MOTEN is a black female adult, 20 years of age, standing 5'8" tall and weighing 162 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. She has tattoos of the names “Shay” on her left wrist,“Sheila” on her left forearm, and the words “Tweety Bird” on her right leg. Moten’s last known address was in the 1900 block of Hart Street in North Las Vegas.

Hayes and Moten are both wanted for the felony crimes of:
• Burglary,
• Robbery,
• Conspiracy to commit robbery and
• the gross misdemeanor crime of “Conspiracy to commit a crime”.

Anyone with any information concerning the whereabouts of either Robert Laquin Hayes or Shelisha Moten should contact the L.V.M.P.D. Fugitive Detail at 828-3578 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Metro asks all drivers to safely share the road with motorcycles

Recently Las Vegas has experienced several fatal motorcycle accidents. In an effort to stop this deadly trend, Metro is reminding all motorists to do their part and safely share the road with motorcycles.

Research shows that motorcyclists are about 37 times more likely than a car occupant to die in a traffic crash (per miles traveled). Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable than vehicle occupants in the event of a crash. Also, motorcycles are some of the smallest vehicles on our valley roadways, and are often hidden in a vehicle’s blind spot.

Metro is offering the following tips for drivers to help keep motorcyclists safe on our roadways:

• Motorcycles are much lighter, and can normally stop much faster, than other vehicles. When following a motorcycle drivers should increase the distance between their vehicle and the motorcycle. A minimum interval of three to four seconds is recommended.
• Always make a visual check for motorcycles by checking mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and entering intersections.
• Always signal your intentions before changing lanes or merging with traffic.
• Don’t rely on a flashing turn signal on a motorcycle. Motorcycle turn signals are often not selfcanceling, and riders sometimes forget to turn them off. Wait to be sure the motorcycle is going to turn before you proceed.
• Remember the motorcycle is a vehicle with all of the rights and privileges of any other motor vehicle on the roadway. Always allow a motorcyclist the full lane width—never try to share a lane.

Metro is also offering the following tips for motorcycle riders to increase their own safety:
• Ensure all lights and electrical equipment on your motorcycle is in good working order.
• Remember -- you are smaller and harder to see than other vehicles.
• Avoid riding in poor weather conditions.
• Wear brightly colored protective gear, and a DOT-compliant helmet.
• Use turn signals for every turn or lane change, even if you think no one will see it.
• Combine hand and turn signals to draw more attention to yourself.
• Use reflective tape and stickers to increase visibility.
• Ride well within the capabilities of your motorcycle, and your abilities as a rider.
• Position yourself within the travel lane where you will be most visible to other drivers.

All drivers and motorcyclists are reminded to “Share the Responsibility – Share the Road.”

Monday, July 6, 2009

Manhunt Monday - Jorge Calderen

Jorge Calderen is a hispanic male adult, 61 years of age, standing 5’5"’ tall and weighing 180 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. He also uses the last names of Calderen-Rodriguez, and sometimes just Rodriguez. Calderen’s last known address was at an apartment complex in the 700 block of East Flamingo Road.

In mid-June of 2008 Calderen became involved in a very violent fight with his live-in girlfriend. During this fight he attacked her numerous times with both his person and a large knife.

Because of this crime Jorge Calderen is wanted on outstanding warrants for:
• Battery / Domestic Violence and
• Felony Attempted Battery with Substantial Bodily Harm.

Prior to this incident Calderen had no known criminal record in Las Vegas. Because of the violence of this attack, Calderen should be considered a dangerous individual.
Anyone with any information as to the where-abouts of Jorge Calderen should contact the L.V.M.P.D. Fugitive Detail at 828-3578 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009