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THE RENO

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Your Police, Our Community
THE RENO
POLICE DEPARTMENT
Your Police, Our Community
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Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

12/12/2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

0254Central : Arrest - Armed Robbery, Firearm@East 4th Street

An employee attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise when the suspect produced a gun. He then dropped the merchandise and fled. Officers located the suspect several hours later. James Cline, DOB 6/18/1979, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25908


0808North: Arrest- Arson@Tripp Drive

Robert Bohac, DOB 10/30/1955, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25911


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

12/11/2018

Monday, December 10, 2018
0042Central: Shots Fired@7th & Lake St.

Officers responded to multiple reports of shots being fired and discovered several casings in the area. The investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 18-25817


0131South: Arrest - Domestic Battery@Longley Ln.

Justin Norvick, DOB 5/20/1988, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25819


2005South: Commercial Burglary@Lakeside Dr.

An employee heard a loud bang and discovered the door to a neighboring business had just been shattered and the cash drawer had been stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-25893


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

12/7/2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018
0045Central : Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@5th & Keystone Ave.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Nikolaus Apodaca, DOB 9/25/1981, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25478


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

12/5/2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
0613Central: Arrest - ADW, Knife@East 2nd St.

The victim and suspect were involved in a confrontation when the suspect produced a knife and threatened the victim before fleeing. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Edward Leeper, DOB 1/1/1991, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25424


News Release
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

Morning Media Update

12/3/2018

Friday, November 30, 2018
0412                       Central: Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle vs Pedestrian - MAIT@6th and Wells

                                                See Press Release

1202                       Central: BDW w/ Vehicle @2500 blk E 2nd Street

The driver of the striking vehicle observed a physical domestic battery after which he followed the male and female as they walked through the parking lot. The male involved in the domestic battery walked away from the female and towards the driver as he sat in his vehicle. The driver claimed to see the male armed with a knife at which time he intentionally struck the male with this vehicle and ran him over. The male suffered severe injuries

Arrested/Driver: Bottjer, Nicholas (12/17/83)

Case#18-25173

2200                       Central: Reckless Driver / Pursuit @1st / West

An Officer observed the vehicle driving recklessly in the area of 2nd St. and Virginia St.  He attempted a traffic stop but the driver fled.  The driver struck a building, telephone, and dumpster and the driver fled on foot.  The driver was ultimately detained. The suspect battered the Officer while being taken into custody

Arrested:  Murphy, Sean F. (3/12/88) - Careless, FTO Red Light, Fail to Stop at accident, O&R Flight, O&R Physical, DUI, Eluding

Case#18-25206

Saturday, December 1, 2018

1456                       Central: PSMV Arrest @E. Commercial/Sutro St

An Officer observed a stolen U-Haul. The vehicle was stopped and the driver/suspect was arrested.

Suspect arrested: Richard Bennett (8-22-56)

Case#18-25291

1532                       North: Hit and Run/DUI @2100 blk Sutro Street

Officers responded to the area of Wedekind Rd and Sutro Street regarding a traffic crash with the striking vehicle fleeing the area. This shortly was followed up by another hit and run. When Officers arrived witnesses indicated the driver of the vehicle was hiding. Officers later located the suspect and took her into custody.

Arrested: HOBBS, Skyler/09-18-1996

DUI 1st Offense/Hit and Run/Fail to Yield ROW

Case#18-25307/25310