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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

9/19/2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
0157North: Arrest - Trespassing / Poss. of a Loaded Firearm in Vehicle@Regal Dr.

Officers responded to a report of a disturbance and located the suspect. Upon investigation, they found a loaded firearm in the suspect's vehicle. Kevin Dusek, DOB 3/27/1990, was arrested on the above charges.

Case: 18-19581


0338Central: Commercial Burglary@Holcomb Ln.

Officers responded to a report of an alarm and discovered entry had been made. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time. 



Case: 18-19582


1714Central: Arrest - Child Abuse@Valley Rd.

Tommy Hernandez, DOB 1/25/1990, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-19633


2321North: Arrest - Domestic Battery / O&R @Riverside Dr.

Paul Duarte, DOB 6/24/1977, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-19656


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

9/18/2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018
0036South: Robbery, Knife@Virginia Lake

The victims were approached by the suspects who displayed knives and demanded their property. The suspects then fled. The suspect are described as: #1 W/M/A, LSW a dark leather jacket and blue jeans. #2 W/M/A, LSW a dark leather jacket and blue jeans.



Case: 18-19345


2026Central: BDW, Stabbing@Evans St.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing and located a victim with a stab wound to the stomach. The victims injury is now non-life threatening. The suspect is described as: I/M/A, black pony tail, goatee, LSW a black puffy jacket. 



Case: 18-19402


Sunday, September 16, 2018
0428Central: BDW, Stabbing@2nd & Sierra St.

The victim and suspect were involved in an argument when the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim several times. The victims injuries are serious but unknown if they are life-threatening. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, or Pacific Islander, late thirties, 6' tall, heavy build, long curly hair in a pony tail, LSW gray hat, gray t-shirt, jeans and prescription glasses.



Case: 18-19437


Monday, September 17, 2018

0518North: Commercial Burglary@Mae Anne Ave.

The suspect entered the business and grabbed the money till from the register and then fled. Total loss has not been disclosed. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, heavy build, mid thirties to mid forties



Case: 18-19486


1303South: Armed Robbery, Firearm@East Moana Ln.

The armed suspects exited a vehicle and entered the business. They then stole cash and fled back to the waiting vehicle. Total loss has not been disclosed. The suspects are described as: #1 H/M/A, 5'6" tall, LSW a black Nike sweatshirt, blue jeans, red belt with a brass "M" on it. #2 H/M/A, LSW a black Nike sweatshirt and blue jeans. Suspect Vehicle: Mid 2000's, Gray or Silver Chrysler 300 with a Sun Roof and Factory Wheels.

Case: 18-19516


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

9/12/2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
0831Central: Arrest - Poss. of Stolen Motor Vehicle / Poss. of Stolen Property / Poss. of Credit Cards@East 6th St.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Tavi Tovar, DOB 8/30/1977, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-19067


2221South: BDW, Shooting@Telegraph & Mill St.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and located a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury. The investigation is being conducted by the Regional Gang Unit.



Case: 18-19120


2354South: Shots Fired@Plumb & South Virginia St.

Officers were in the area when they heard several shots being fired. They located several casings and there were no injuries reported. The investigation is ongoing.



Case: 18-19129


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

9/11/2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

1047Central: BDW, Knife / Robbery@2nd St & Wells Ave.

The victim was approached by the suspects who asked him for a cigarette. The victim gave them the cigarette but then one suspect stabbed him and they fled. The victim's injury is non-life threatening. The suspects are only described as: #1 W/M/A. #2 B/M/A. #3 H/M/A.



Case: 18-18984


1445North: Arrest - Child Neglect@Scholl Dr.

Robert Cook, DOB 3/2/1970, Jessica Cook, DOB 7/27/1994, and Julie Cook, DOB 4/21/1998, were arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 18-19030


1928North: Arrest - Child Neglect / PCS / Trafficking @Windcrest Dr.

Alexander Holtzclaw, DOB 8/21/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-19045


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

9/10/2018

1408                       South: Trespass / Indecent Exposure / O&R / Battery by a Prisoner /Recovered Stolen @1800 blk S. Virginia

Officers returned after previously assisting with a trespass.  The trespasser had returned and was located nude in the motel swimming pool.  Officers obtained clothing for the Defendant who had been staying at the motel before being trespassed.  They gained her compliance and she partially dressed with their assistance.   Officers went to take her into custody.   The Defendant resisted and was taken to the ground.  The Defendant kicked an Officer while being detained on the ground.   Motel management later advised she was seen getting in and out of a stolen vehicle that was recovered in the parking lot.

Defendant:  Della Volpe, Angelique  2-1-1980

1620                       Central: Domestic Battery w/ Deadly Weapon and Domestic Battery w/Substantial Bodily Harm @Wingfield Park West

Officers were patrolling the area of Wingfield Park when they observed a disturbance. Upon contact they discovered a subject armed with a blood stained box cutter and the other with lacerations on her neck, cheek and forearm. Both were domestic partners for 7 years and intoxicated during the incident. The victim was transported to RENOWN.

Arrested: LEYFER, Kaytana/12-17-66

Case#18-18754

1919                       Central: EF Poss Firearm, CCW and PCS @400 blk Vine St

Officers were patrolling the area when they discovered a stolen vehicle occupied with a female passenger. While confirming the stolen vehicle the female passenger exited and entered the casino. They continued surveillance and observed the female accompanied by a male subject moved towards the vehicle. The subjects were detained once they reached the vehicle and during contact a loaded .22 revolver was located concealed on the male subject, along with methamphetamine.

Arrested: MOORE, Christopher/08-06-1990

Case#18-18766

Saturday, September 8, 2018

0130                       Central : O&R/Battery on Officer @10 blk South Arlington (Wingfield East)

Officers responded to the area in reference to a female screaming for help and banging her head off the bridge.  Upon arrival,  officers located the defendant and noted that she had a large laceration on her head.  Officers called for RESMA and went to assist the defendant.  While talking to her she became agitated, charged one of the officers and was taken to the ground.  The defendant continually resisted while on the ground and kicked one of the officers.  The defendant was transported to the hospital.

Defendant: Joy, Eric D.O.B. 3/9/78

Case#18-18796

Sunday, September 9, 2018

0131                       South: Shooting in a congested area@Yori Park-Yori and Gallaway

Patrol responded to the report of shots fired.  Upon arrival four 12ga shotgun shells were located at the above intersection, which were used to shoot the stop sign.  No injuries or witnesses located, shells were collected.  Case#18-18883

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0137                       North: ADW, Domestic Battery @1400 blk Snow Summit Dr.

Officers responded to a report of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival officers learned that the adult male suspect and his father began arguing after the suspect had returned home from attempting to purchase marijuana. During the altercation the suspects brother intervened and was subsequently punched by the suspect. The younger brother defended himself and struck the suspect in the forehead causing a small laceration. At this time, the suspect grabbed a screw driver and began to threatened the father with it prior to officers arrival

 Arrested: Ibrahm, Assad 11/23/95

Case#18-18886

0232                       North: MAIT-Single Vehicle Roll Over@Scotsdale/Bullwinkle Dr.

Witness report a single vehicle roll over on Scottsdale @Bullwinkle Dr. The vehicle was W/B on Scottsdale and left the roadway striking the curb causing the vehicle to roll up hill.  Driver and rear passenger were unbelted, and the rear passenger was deceased on scene. Second passenger received minor injury and released at the scene.  MAIT responded for investigation. Driver was arrested for DUI causing Death.

Arrested: Homer,Kenneth 10-21-1998

Case#18-18891

1606                       Central: O&R/Use of Force @Sutro Street at the Railroad Tracks

Amtrak called to report that a passenger had just walked off of a moving train at Sutro and the tracks.  They stated that the passenger appeared to be acting schizophrenic before leaving the train.  Officers arrived and found the subject walking on the tracks.  He then tried to go through a locked fence which was adjacent to an opening in the fence.  They had him sit down while they investigated further.  His responses to them were nonsensical.  He then stood up and started removing his clothing while jumping around.  They took physical control of him.  He then attempted to kick an Officer in the chest/arm area.  They escorted him to the ground. The subject received a small laceration to his right shoulder from the rocks on the ground.  The subject reported to Officers that he exited the train because there was something strange going on and he was being told to leave the train immediately.  He then talked about demonic possession. 

Andrews, George Martin (5/21/87)

Case#18-18931

2029                       North: Shooting into an occupied vehicle@800 blk N. Wells Avenue

The victim was driving in front of a Motel on 9th Street when the suspect started yelling at him.  The suspect drove into the parking lot and parked in the southwest corner.  The victim followed him in and asked what his problem was.  The suspect then produced a handgun and started shooting at the victim as he drove away.  The victim could not describe the gun as he was ducking while driving away.  The victim's vehicle was struck at least 8 times.  There were several witnesses to the shooting.  No one was injured

Suspect Vehicle:  90-00's White Chevy S10 with a white camper shell (possibly missing the back window) and unknown CA plates

Suspect:  WMA, 30's, medium build

Case#18-18948

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

9/7/2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018
0321Central : Robbery@West 1st St.

The victim was approached by the suspect who sprayed him in the face with Pepper Spray and then stole his property and fled. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, mid forties, short hair, large nose, LSW unknown color t-shirt.



Case: 18-18637


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

9/6/2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
0455South: Arrest - DOP / PCS @California Ave.

The suspect threw a metal hitch at a patrol vehicle causing damage to the door. Bryan Ball, DOB 5/15/1981, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-18538


0737Central: Arrest - Misuse of 911@East 2nd St.

Gerald Ramsberger, DOB 12/7/1981, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-18548


1300Central : Attempted Robbery@North Center St.

The victim was approached by the suspect who demanded her purse and money. When the victim refused the suspect punched her in the stomach and then fled. The suspect has been identified but is still outstanding. 



Case: 18-18629


1306South : Arrest - O&R / PCS / Ex- Felon in Poss. of a Gun@Virginia Lake Rd.

Officers observed an occupied unlicensed vehicle. They attempted to make contact with the driver but he refused their commands and became combative. Michael Berry, DOB 3/23/1988, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-18561


2116Central: Arrest - ADW, Knife@North Virginia St.

Employees had asked the suspect to leave the business when he produced a knife and threatened them. Ralph Whitted, DOB 7/3/1971, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-18610


2235North: Arrest - Domestic Battery / Child Endangerment@Clear Acre Ln.

Krystal Kisylia, DOB 6/23/1991, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-18626


2256North: Arrest - O&R / Battery on an Officer@Hartford Crt.

Officers responded to a report of a disturbance and located a subject who had a bleeding arm. When they attempted to make with the suspect she was non-compliant and kicked an officer in the leg. Taylor Barrett, DOB 7/25/1992, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-18631