Las Vegas police: Barricade ends after suspected drunk driver refused to exit semi-truck

Las Vegas police crime scene and vehicle are seen in this FOX5 file photo.
Las Vegas police crime scene and vehicle are seen in this FOX5 file photo.(FOX5)
Published: Oct. 18, 2022 at 1:03 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was involved in a barricade situation Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, at approximately 8:16 a.m., Las Vegas police received a report of a suspected drunk driver in a semi-truck in the 4000 block of East Cheyenne Avenue.

Officers located the semi-truck with the driver inside, who refused to exit the vehicle. Shortly after 1:50 p.m., police advised that the individual was taken into custody.

Cheyenne Avenue was shut down in both directions from Walnut Road to Lamb Boulevard as authorities respond to the incident.