LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 8,035 cars have been stolen in Clark County in 2022, not including Henderson and North Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police reporting data. 

The number represents an 18.6% rise over 2021 year-to-date. 

The joint Vehicle Investigation Project for Enforcement Recovery (VIPER) Team operating in Las Vegas has been dedicated to getting those vehicles back to their owners as theft rates rose, driven partially by rings of organized criminals. 

Read the entire news article.  KTNV Las Vegas, October 11, 2022, by Sean DeLancey