LVMPD: Suspect in custody after making threats toward Creech Air Force Base staff

Police find suspicious items in suspect’s vehicle
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Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 7:10 PM PST
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UPDATE - 7:35 P.M.

Las Vegas police say a suspect allegedly made threats toward Creech Air Force Base staff forcing a hard closure of the US-95 near Indian Springs around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Police tell FOX5 officers arrived and the suspect was taken into custody without incident by LVMPD.

Upon inspection of his vehicle, several suspicious items were located.

A perimeter was established around the vehicle, which impacted the freeway.

At this time, the Department of Defense is the primary agency and making the vehicle safe. There is no time frame for when the north and southbound US-95 lanes will reopen.

Original story continues below.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The US-95 has closed down in both directions due to police activity near Creech Air Force Base Tuesday evening.

Nevada State Police are reporting the closure.

US-95 northbound at mile marker 19 and US-95 southbound at mile marker 122 is currently closed, according to the agency’s Twitter account.

The Regional Transportation Commission is reporting ‘major delays.’

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.