LAS VEGAS, NV. (THECOUNT) — Clinton Ryan, the assistant chief of the North Las Vegas Police Department, has been identified as the suspect arrested after police responded to reports of an out of control vehicle on US-95 Sunday.

An individual contacted police about 6 p.m Sunday to report a driver moving “in and out of the travel lane.” A responding NHP trooper observed the suspect’s vehicle, a Dodge Ram 3500 truck, weaving in its lane.


Troopers conducted a traffic stop and Ryan was eventually arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Sunday, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

In an email, NHP said at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, they were dispatched to a report of a reckless driver on U.S. 95 and Tropicana Avenue.

Ryan was apparently hauling a horse trailer with one horse inside at the time of the incident.

NHP said Ryan refused field sobriety testing and he was transported to Clark County Detention Center.

Ryan was booked for failing to maintain travel lane, open container in the vehicle and driving under the influence, first offense.


Geo quick facts: North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 216,961, with an estimated population of 245,949 in 2018. The city was incorporated on May 16, 1946. It is in the Las Vegas MSA and is the fourth largest city in the state of Nevada – Wikipedia.