It may be a typical murder scenario: someone from the police department identifies a confidential informant, who is quickly driven out-of-town, and shot dead. But the bumbling cover-ups and cracking blue wall of silence is, indeed, extraordinary- even for Las Vegas. And it has haunted all of Clark County, Nevada- inside and outside of law enforcement circles- for many years.
Former Lt. John Alamshaw, former Sgt. Al Cervantes, former Lt. Ted Snodgrass, former Lt. Lew Roberts, Sgt. James (Tom) Melton, Lt. Clinton Nichols, Cpt. Patrick Neville, former Asst. Sheriff Anthony Lozich, Asst. Sheriff Theodore Moody, former Asst. Sheriff Raymond Flynn, Undersheriff James Dixon, Deputy Chief James Owens, Sheriff Douglas Gillespie, former Sheriff Bill Young, former Asst. Sheriff Michael McClary, former Undersheriff Rod Jett, former Deputy Chief Dennis Cobb, Asst. Sheriff of Lincoln County Gary Davis, Lincoln County DA, Special Agent Lawrence Wenco, Special Agent Richard Beasley, Special Agent Doug Fantauzzi, former Corrections Officer Gregory Naglich, Corrections Officer Kevin Strobeck, and about fifteen various other Detectives in the LVMPD Robbery/Homicide Bureau.
Unlike the Vegas slogan, the matter is no longer staying in Las Vegas. Sources reveal that recent reassignments at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., have been accompanied with the direction to focus on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.