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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

4/24/2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

0745North: Arrest - Residential Burglary/Grand Larceny@1000 block Hillside Drive.

The victim returned home to find the front door open and the suspect standing in her driveway near her open vehicle. Keith Short, DOB 7/1/1957, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 19-7706


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

4/23/2019

Monday, April 22, 2019
1855Central: Arrest - O&R/Open Container/Littering@East 4th Street & Line Drive

Officers were attempting to make contact with the suspect who was drinking from an open container when the suspect threw the container to the ground and attempted to flee. The suspect continued to be uncooperative with officers as they were taking him into custody. Robert Clark, DOB 3/3/1963, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7680


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

4/22/2019

Friday, April 19, 2019
0428                       Central: Child Endangerment @200 blk W 6th Street
                        A child ingested narcotics and was taken to the hospital for acting strange.   The child was admitted to the hospital and both                                        parents were arrested without incident.

Defendant 1: Viera, Victoria D.O.B. 5/24/85

Defendant 2: Greylock, Chadwick D.O.B. 7/20/79

Case#19-7421

1621                       South: MAIT- Veh vs. Bicycle@Moana/ Lakeside

See Press Release

Case#19-7463

2048                       South: O&R/Trespass @13100 blk S Virginia St

Officers responded on a report of an unwanted subject.  Upon contact with the defendant he was initially compliant but as officers began to handcuff he began resisting; pulling away and attempting to flee.  He was ultimately arrested and transported to jail 

Defendant:  Black, James (2/9/71)

Case#19-7479

2322                       Central: Burglary/PCS/Possession Burglary Tools @100 blk Stevenson

Officers responded to the closed business in reference to two suspicious suspects inside the fenced area.  Upon arrival, officers made contact with one defendant who was carrying a bag filled with copper and burglary tools. Officers conducted a search and located the second defendant inside carrying property.  Both were taken into custody and the 2nd defendant was in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine.

Defendant: Olde, Joseph D.O.B. 3/22/85

Defendant: Boddy, Lauren D.O.B. 9/28/83

Case#19-7490

Saturday, April 20, 2019

0312                       Central : Strong Armed Robbery/Possession Stolen Property @Virginia/1st Street

Officers were in the area when they were hailed by a victim of a battery.  Officers learned the victim was in the area when he was confronted by two males who battered him and took his cell phone.  While gathering information, officers observed two males matching the description and detained them.  The cell phone was recovered and both suspects arrested.

Defendant 1: Macias, Francisco D.O.B. 10/19/94

Defendant 2: Higares, Devon D.O.B. 4/14/98

Case#19-7499

0358                       South: DUI, O&R @Echo Valley PW/Wind Walker Dr.

Officers responded to an accident where two suspect were attempting to leave on foot.  Both suspects were located and subsequent investigation positively identified the driver, who was discovered to be intoxicated.  The driver was arrested for DUI, both subjects were arrested for O& R physical. 

Arrested:

Torres, Felix 01/14/1974

Torres, Felix 06/13/1998

Case#19-7501

0839                       Central: Pedestrian in a roadway arrest @4th and Virginia Street

The defendant was acting erratically in the area of the bus station and was walking in the roadway and obstructing traffic flow.  He was contacted and was under the influence and uncooperative and acting extremely erratic

Defendant: Kevin Taylor 08/19/80

Case#19-7508

 Sunday, April 21, 2019

1129                       North: Residential Burglary Arrest @2000 blk  W 6th St.

During an investigation into a residential burglary, officers with the help of citizens located an apartment with stolen items from the burglary inside. The apartment was located on Carlin St. A search warrant was obtained and SWAT served the warrant. Two suspects were eventually arrested after being found in the residence.

Arrested: John Adams (1-20-77)

1512                       Central: Warrant Arrest X3 @4th St. and N Virginia

Officers located a vehicle that matched the description of a previous ATL from Reno PD Case #19-6527. The occupants of the vehicle were contacted and arrested on various warrants.

Arrested 1: Henderson, Scott (2/20/96)

Arrested 2: Miller, Eric (11/8/73)

Arrested 3: Reynolds, Michael (6/3/89)

Case#19-6527

1940                       South: Vehicle Burglary and O&R Flight Arrest @5800 blk S. Virginia Street

The victim found the defendant inside his vehicle in the parking lot going through the center console.  The defendant claimed he thought it was his father's truck, and ran away from the scene.  An Officer arrived and activated his lights and sirens and the defendant ran around a nearby building in an attempt to get away, but gave up within a short distance.  He was taken into custody and booked for Burglary and O&R.

Arrested:  Colhouer, David 08/15/77

Case#19-7593

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

4/19/2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019
0033North: Arrest - Commercial Burglary / Grand Larceny / O&R@2000 block East 9th Street

Officers responded to an alarm and observed the suspects attempting to flee the area. Two suspects, both juveniles, were arrested on the above charges. One juvenile suspect is still outstanding. 



Case: 19-7350


0257Central: Arrest - Hit & Run / ADW, Vehicle / DUI / Traffic Violations@1000 East 4th Street

The victim attempted to stop the suspect from driving away after striking a parked vehicle when the suspect then attempted to hit the victim with his vehicle. The suspect was located by Officers a short time later. Orlando Hidalgo-Martinez, DOB 6/6/1996, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7353


0910North: Arreset - Open Container / O&R@1000 block Silverada Blvd.

Officers responded to a report of a subject who was on the ground at the above locations. Officers made contact with the suspect but he was uncooperative and refused to follow their orders. Alexander Colindres, DOB 10/11/1997, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7363


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

4/18/2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
1324North: Arrest - ADW, Vehicle / DOP / PCS@20 block Colombard Way

The suspect went to the victims residence to confront him. The victim had stepped outside when the suspect arrived but as soon as he realized what the suspect was about to do he ran back inside. The suspect got into his vehicle, accelerated, and then struck the residence with his truck several times, before fleeing. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Steven Milin, DOB 7/24/1988, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7302


1512Central: Arrest - Trespassing / O&R@100 block North Virginia Street

Officers responded to a report of a Trespasser. When they arrived the suspect attempted to hide from them. Ira Dean, DOB 6/3/1977, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7312


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

4/17/2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

2230South: Arrest - BDW, Firearm / Burglary / Petit Larceny@3000 block South Virginia Street

Officers learned the location of a suspect who was wanted in previous crimes. Otto Visesio, DOB 7/29/1986, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-7040, 19-5157, 19-100658


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

4/15/2019

Friday, April 12, 2019
1529                       South: Trespass/Battery on Peace Officer@4900 blk Longley Ln
Officers responded reference an unwanted subject.  While on scene an uninvolved subject continued to interfere with officers conducting their interviews despite being told to leave multiple times.  The defendant then struck an Officer in the arm and attempted to flee on foot.  He was arrested.

Arrested:  Luis Delacruz 4/24/96

Case#19-6990

Saturday, April 13, 2019
2040                       Central: O&R @ 2nd St/Virginia St
Officers responded to the area on the report of a subject pointing a pistol at another subject.  Officers located two subjects matching the description. Upon contact both subjects became physically uncooperative by resisting and attempting to flee, both were ultimately taken into custody. 

Arrested:

#1 Robert Richardson Jr. 06/28/1991

O&R and an outstanding warrant.

#2 Juvenile

Obstructing and Resisting

Case#19-7069

2209                       South: Domestic/O&R @ 200 blk Mount Rose St.
Officers responded on the report of a Domestic Battery.  Upon arrival they contacted several parties who were involved to include the suspect and victim.  While attempting to separate those two to determine what occurred the suspect attempted to push past Officers to continue the argument with the victim. He was detained and it was determined he was the primary physical aggressor. 

Arrested: Robert Barsanti 02-28-1962

Case#19-7073

Sunday, April 14, 2019
2219                       South: Felony Eluding/Burglary Suspect/Felony Warrants @ 1300 blk Wright St.
Officers had been checking the Wright St. address for the past several nights attempting to contact wanted suspects associated there.  Tonight their vehicle was not at the residence but returned while officers were on scene.  A traffic stop was attempted, but the suspect fled from officers back in to the residence.  After a lengthy stand off the suspects surrender. 

Arrested: Christopher Chang 09-21-1981

Arrested: Jennifer Chang 04-19-1994

Case#19-7143

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

4/12/2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019
0054Central: Arrest - Robbery / DOP / Battery / Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia@200 block North Virginia Street

The victim confronted the suspect who was attempting to leave without paying for merchandise when the suspect shoved the victim and slammed a door causing damage as he exited. Total loss is unknown. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Boyed Brumfield, DOB 9/17/1986, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6862


0228Central: Commercial Burglary@2000 block East 4th Street

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a window had been broken and merchandise stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 19-6863


1030North: Arrest - Poss. of Stolen Motor Vehicle / Vehicle Burglary @Helena Ave & Fife Drive

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. During the investigation they discovered the suspect was also wanted in a previous crime. Cheyenne Johnson, DOB 1/10/1999, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6578, 19-6318


1330Central: Arrest - Poss. of Stolen Motor Vehicles / G. L. of an Auto / Fraud / Burglary / Ex-Felon in Poss. of a Firearm@2000 block East 2nd Street

Officers learned the location of a suspect who was wanted for previous crimes. Anthony Batiatto, DOB 4/21/1980, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6894, 19-4897, 19-6318, 19-6578


2211South: Attempted Robbery@1000 block Purdue Drive.

The victim was in his parked vehicle when the suspect approached and stunned him with a Stun Gun. The victim and suspect became involved in a struggle and the victim was knocked to the ground. The suspect then rifled through the victims pockets before fleeing. The suspect is only described as: Unknown Race male, LSW all black.



Case: 19-6931


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

4/11/2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

2100South: Armed Robbery, Knife@Lakeside Dr & Lakeside Ct

The victim was approached by the suspect who demanded his property. A struggle ensued and the victim was cut on the hand by a knife. The suspects then fled. The victim's injury is non-life threatening and the suspects are described as: #1 H/M/J, short, LSW dark clothing. #2 W/M/J, taller, freckles, LSW dark clothing.



Case: 19-6852


2235North: Attempted Robbery / BDW, Handgun@1000 block Cambridge Hills Court

The victim had made arrangements to meet with an acquaintance at the above location. As he was waiting he was approached by the suspect who produced a gun and demanded his money. The victim refused and as he was running away the suspect began to fire in his direction hitting him in the foot. The suspect is only described as an Asian male adult.



Case: 19-6857


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

4/9/2019

Monday, April 8, 2019
0037Central: Arrest - Assault / Disturbing the Peace / Poss. Dangerous Drug / O&R / Battery on a Police Officer@600 block West 2nd Street

Officers responded to a report of a subject causing a disturbance and assaulting a victim who refused to allow him entry into a residence. The suspect was combative, physically resisted, and hit an officer as they were taking him into custody.  Joseph Rowe, DOB 11/3/1975, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6679


1929Central: Arrest - Burglary / PCS / O&R@400 block North Wells Ave.

Officers responded to a report of a Vehicle Burglary and located a subject who matched the suspect description attempting to leave the area. Upon making contact with the suspect Officers located the victims belongings. Randy Jones, DOB 3/1/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6728


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

4/8/2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019
0222                       Central: Battery with Substantial Bodily Harm @300 blk S. Center Street

Officers responded to the Washoe County Library on a report of a Suspect harassing a homeless Victim. Officers arrived and located the Victim bleeding from injuries to the head and face. Officers interviewed the intoxicated Suspect on scene who admitted to punching and kicking the Victim.   The Victim was found to have serious injuries from the attack.

Arrested:  Spencer Russell 7-23-1999

Case#19-6558

0359                       North: Aggravated Stalking / PCS / Petit Larceny / DOP / @2500 blk Dickerson Road

The Suspect contacted the Victim at her condo on March 29th and confronted her regarding her ex-boyfriend.   The Victim advised she was not involved with him anymore and had no contact with him.   This angered the Suspect and he slashed two of her tires.   The Suspect located her the following day in Sparks and confronted the Victim again, making threats of bodily harm.   The Suspect told her that his girlfriend was also going to beat her up.   The Suspect arrived at the Victim's condo this morning and stole her bicycle after causing a disturbance and beating on her door.   The Suspect was located in the area and detained.  Cocaine was located in the Suspect’s pocket.  

Arrested:  Chad Recob  09-18-1984

Case#19-6564

1413                       North: Domestic Battery Strangulation/BDW/False Imprisonment @6000 blk Silver Lake Rd

The female victim was initially battered three days ago at the couple's residence.  During the battery the suspect struck the victim in the head with the handle of a knife and the victim received a cut on her finger.  Since that time the victim has been held against her will at the apartment.  Today, the suspect fell asleep in the apartment and the victim fled the residence on foot.  The suspect chased after the victim in his vehicle.  With the assistance from employees at a nearby business, 911 was called and the employees hid the victim from the suspect, who continued to drive around the area. An RPD Officer located the suspect in the parking lot of his apartment complex, sitting in his vehicle and he was arrested.

Arrested: Owen, Travis 06/16/81

Case#19-6584

Sunday, April 7, 2019

1355                       South: Child Abuse @500 blk S Virginia Street

We responded to the location with CPS regarding injury to a small child. The boyfriend stated he became angry and spanked the child excessively. Suspect was arrested.

Arrested: REDDALL, Graham/02-12-1993

Case#19-6647

1400                       North: Battery on a Police Officer @1900 blk Prior Way

EMS was called due to a medical emergency.  The RP/Defendant, who is the mother of the subject having the medical episode, was belligerent and uncooperative with dispatch.  So, REMSA and RFD were advised to stage for safety, pending RPD arrival.  When they arrived they discovered that the Defendant was filming them and confronted them on why they were staging instead of entering the home.  The RFD Captain attempted to explain.  When RPD arrived she was still filming the response.  Moving past her to the medical incident, EMS entered the home, however, when the Officer attempted to enter the home as well to ensure the safety of EMS, the Defendant attempted to shut the door on him.  He entered anyway and the Defendant shoved him.  She was taken into custody. 

Arrested:  Cook, Malia. 

Case#19-6641

2257                       South: Possession of Open Container, O&R @Lakeside Dr./ Wild Rose Dr.

While Officers were on an unrelated call for service they heard a person screaming possibly in distress just south of their location. They located a female at Virginia Lake screaming for unknown reason. Upon contact the female was uncooperative and grossly intoxicated and in possession of two large glass bottles of liquor while in the park. During the arrest she physically resisted the Officers.

Arrested: Webster, Liann 10/26/71

Case#19-6670

2338                       South: Commercial Burglary, PCS Methamphetamine@5300 blk Kietzke Ln.

Officers responded to a new construction site for the report of a burglary in progress. Security was monitoring the property from a live feed and noticed a male enter the fenced area and actively removing spools of wiring and possibly power tools from the work site. Officers located the subject just outside the fenced-in perimeter with items in his hand. Suspect was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Arrested: Kaiser, Patrick 5/31/82

Case#19-6672

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

4/5/2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019
0030Central: Arrest - Robbery / Battery with Elder Enhancement / PCS / O&R@1000 block East 6th Street

The suspect and victims were involved in an altercation that turned physical when the suspect battered them, stole their property and then fled. Officers located the suspect a short distance away but he attempted to flee and then became combative. Maurice Brown, DOB 6/3/1992, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6440


0048Central: ADW, Knife / Battery@4th & West Streets

The suspects and victims were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical. Then one suspect produced a knife and threatened the victims before fleeing. The suspects are described as: #1 W/F/A, mid twenties, 5' tall, 120 lbs. #2 W/M/A or H/M/A, mid twenties, LSW a white shirt with a colorful design on the front and blue jeans.



Case: 19-6441


1709Central: Arrest - Domestic Battery / Mayhem@200 block Mill Street

Lynell Hiney, DOB 6/28/1967, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-6472


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

4/3/2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
0821South: Arrest - Burglary / Fraud / PCS / O&R@1000 block Harvard Way

Officers learned the location of a suspect who was wanted from a previous crime. Upon making contact with the suspect he attempted to flee. Jerry Tomasiu, DOB 4/22/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-101877