February 26, 2011

The Las Vegas Media Wakes Up?

Since I began following the Erik Scott case, I've been surprised at how little the local Las Vegas media covered the shooting of Erik Scott, and on those few occasions when they did cover it, how shallow that coverage was.

But on 02-24, the local media, My News 3 (NBC Affiliate), "broke" a "new" story about the involvement of the Clark County Public Administrator's Office. Regular readers may recall that I first covered that story, and in much greater detail, on October 14, 2010 in Update 6 (available here--scroll down to reach it). While the local reporters did actually ask several questions of the right people, they failed to research the applicable Nevada statutes to discover that the PA's office has no authority to enter or secure a property where a "joint tenant" still exists. That tenant was, of course, Samantha Sterner who lived at Scott's condo with Scott, whose property was there, who had a key, and who refused the police and PA's office entry. With the help of a locksmith, they entered anyway.

At least one portion of the local media appears to have a small amount of interest. One step at a time...

Posted by MikeM at February 26, 2011 07:34 PM



If it's so dubious, were is the inquisitiveness from NAGO's Public Integrity Unit? Would not NPSD have jurisdiction if the locals were fraudulent, as you claim?

Appears to be a non-event to the inhabitants who reelected that wrongdoer Sheriff Gillespie.

Posted by: Buck Turgidson at February 27, 2011 03:25 PM