Metro Warning Residents To Stay Away From This Part of Las Vegas
September 9th, 2022
In the northeast part of Las Vegas is a scape of desert dubbed “The Saddle”.
Located at the corner of Lake Mead Boulevard and Arnona Road, this area has seen an increase of crime recently. The crimes are usually happening at night and are described as violent in nature. So the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is warning Las Vegas residents to stay away from this area. The Las Vegas Review Journal reported this from a recent statement released by the LVMPD: “‘We have had reports of illegal shootings, robberies, and other crimes,’ the statement read. ‘The area behind the Great Unconformity, a geologic feature just off Lake Mead Boulevard, has a full view of the Las Vegas Strip.” LVRJ also reported that the area saw 72 crimes in the area, mostly assaults against other people, in August alone, and that that number has increased steadily since March. Metro is planning to increase its patrol in that area to combat these crimes.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Northeast Area Command, released a video on their Facebook page of the area in question.
⚠️SAFETY CONCERN NOTICE🚫 As this weekend approaches, we urge everyone to avoid congregating and hanging out in the desert area at the intersection of Lake Mead Blvd and Arnona Rd (otherwise known as The Saddle). There has been an uptick in violent events at this location, particularly at night.We have had reports of illegal shootings, robberies, and other crimes. Our station is aware of the appeal this area attracts and we will be conducting extra patrol.Keep yourself safe and find other places to hang out!⚠️
Along with the video, the LVMPD issued this warning for residents for the upcoming weekend and future notice:
“SAFETY CONCERN NOTICE
As this weekend approaches, we urge everyone to avoid congregating and hanging out in the desert area at the intersection of Lake Mead Blvd and Arnona Rd (otherwise known as The Saddle). There has been an uptick in violent events at this location, particularly at night. We have had reports of illegal shootings, robberies, and other crimes. Our station is aware of the appeal this area attracts and we will be conducting extra patrol. Keep yourself safe and find other places to hang out!“
Please be on alert and avoid this area, especially at night. Stay safe, Las Vegas!
Top 5: Las Vegas One Of The 'Rudest' Cities In America
Well, well, guess who made the Top 5 Rudest Cities in America...Las Vegas! The Mike & Carla Morning Showwas quite surprised to find out that our own city made it into the Top 5 as one of the “rudest” cities in the country!
There’s a new study out published by Preply.com which looked into the rudest cities in America . . . but they DIDN’T even ask travelers . . . instead, they talked to over 1,500 residents of the 30 largest cities in the U.S. and asked them to rate their own city on “rudeness”.
As it turns out, according to the people that live there, Philadelphia is #1 on the list! Now keep in mind that the survey was based on how people were absorbed while on their phone in public, being noisy in public places and, most importantly, refusing to let people merge into traffic! Well, needless to say, when it comes to traffic, people here in Las Vegas will tell you that we don’t know how to drive at all, much less letting people “merge”!
And we’ve all run into those people that tend to be a bit louder in public trying to show off to others how much fun than are having than those around them…let’s face it, sometimes we can all get a little obnoxious.
Now some of the other cities that voted themselves into the being one of the rudest cities in America were Detroit, who we find out can be very rude, but not enough to crack the Top 5. Our nation’s capital was also found to be very rude according to the criteria of the survey.
But on the flipside, which cities are the most “polite” cities in America? No surprise that quite a few are in the Midwest including Indianapolis, Chicago, Milwaukee and more! Even the “Mile High” city of Denver popped up on the list of “polite” cities…as well as San Diego! Of course if you think about it, you’re living in San Diego, how hard is it to be nice? But the #1 most “polite” city was Austin, Texas! Guess there is something to say about “live” music, bars and “hook ’em horns” atmosphere.
But what cities made it into the Top 5 Rudest Cities in America and where did Las Vegas end up…scroll down and find out. Oh, and enjoy the segment from The M&C Morning Show talking about it as well…
Don’t think you’ll find a lot of people outside of Boston giving you much of an argument on this city coming in at #5 on the list!
#4 LAS VEGAS
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A little surprised that our own citizens would call out our great city on being “rude”, but enough did to crack the Top 5 and come in at #4!
#3 NEW YORK CITY
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As fun and exciting as The Big Apple can be, it clearly be very rude as well, putting it at #3 on the list!
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Wow, a little surprised by this one…known for their great BBQ, live music and fun, there must be something to this to get this city on the list at #2!
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Known as the city of “brotherly love”, don’t think it’s any big secret that this city can be a little tough. Heck, they pelted Santa Claus with snowballs at a Philadelphia Eagles game…making this #1 on the list of “Rudest Cities in America”!