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POLICE DEPARTMENT

Your Police, Our Community
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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

2/28/2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
0719Central: Arrest - Attempted Robbery with Elderly Enhancement@North Sierra St.

The suspect struck the victim knocking him to the ground and then demanded his money. When the victim refused the suspect fled. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Kyle Wiggins, DOB 7/12/1993, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-4304


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

2/27/2018

Monday, February 26, 2018
0630North: Homicide@Garson Rd

See News Release.



Case: 18-4228


1437South: Arrest - CCW/Ex Felon in Poss. of a Firearm/PCS/Trafficking@Damonte Ranch Pkwy

Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive subject in a vehicle.Upon making contact with the subject Officers discovered he was in possession of a firearm and a controlled substance. Steve Grant, DOB 7/27/1986, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-4259


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

2/26/2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

2327South: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle/PCS/Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia/DUI@South Virginia & Hillcrest

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Upon taking the suspect into custody they discovered she was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Kasey Harger, DOB 4/2/1993, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3994


Friday, February 23, 2018

0301Central: ADW, Shooting@West 4th St.

The victim and suspect have been involved in an ongoing dispute. Today the suspect arrived at the victims residence, armed with a gun and fired one round through the victim's window. There were no reported injuries. The suspect has been identified. 



Case: 18-4009


1952South: Arrest - Poss. of Embezzled Vehicle@South Virginia St.

Officers responded to  a report that an occupied stolen vehicle had just been located. The driver, Bryan Lambert, DOB 5/12/1966, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-3753


2049Central: Arrest - ADW, BB Gun@Silverada Blvd.

The victim and subject, who were known to each other were involved in a dispute when another subject who was also present produced a gun and threatened the victim. The Officers discovered the weapon was a BB gun. The armed suspect, a juvenile, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 18-4068


2052South: Strong Armed Robbery@East Pueblo St.

The victim and suspect were involved in a dispute when the suspect threw the victim to the ground and stole her property and cash. The suspect has been identified. 



Case: 18-4069


Saturday, February 24, 2018

0400Central: Arrest - Domestic Battery/Battery by a Prisoner @Kuenzli St.

Patrick Holliday, DOB 2/21/1988, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-4090


0927South: Robbery with Threats of a Firearm@South Wells Ave.

The employee was showing the suspect some merchandise when the suspect said he had a gun. The employee walked away and the suspect fled.  The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid forties, thin, skinny build, LSW a grey jacket with red accent and tan pants. 



Case: 18-4102


2210Central: ADW, Knife@East 6th St.

The victim was approached by the suspect who produced a knife and began chasing him. An employee intervened and the suspect fled. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid twenties to mid thirties, 6'2" tall, LSW a grey hat, sweatshirt, white shoes and light colored jeans. 



Case: 18-4136


Sunday, February 25, 2018

0032Central : Arrest - PCS@North Virginia St.

Officers responded to a report of a trespasser and upon making contact with the suspect discovered he was in possession of a controlled substance. Armon Edward Cheeves, DOB 3/30/1983, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-4144


0721South: Residential Burglary@Kietzke Ln.

The victim awoke to find the suspect inside her residence. The suspect then grabbed the victims purse and fled. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, mid twenties to mid thirties, medium build, LSW a black hat and black pants.



Case: 18-4170


0747North: Arrest - Domestic Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Knife@Keystone Ave.

Lisa Fry, DOB 5/6/1975, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-4171


1741South: Shooting into Occupied Dwelling @Baker Ln.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired and discovered several casings as well as several bullet strikes to buildings in the area. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 18-4201


2337South: Arrest - Battery/O&R@South Virginia St.

The suspect had battered a patron and then began kicking officers as they were taking her into custody. Alexandra McBride, DOB 7/3/1968, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-4220


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

2/22/2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
1224North: Residential Burgarly @Vlamar Pla.

The victim just discovered property had been stolen from a safe that was located on her property. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-3900


1402North: Arrest - ADW, Knife @Sutro St.

Officers responded to reports of a subject who was attempting to stab people with a knife. Omar Smith, DOB 8/21/1989, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 18-3905


1929Central: Attempted Armed Robbery@North Virginia St.

The suspect sat next to the victim and demanded his money. When the victim refused the suspect produced a stun gun. The victim backed away and the suspect fled. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid fifties to mid sixties, 5'8"-5'9" tall, average build, balding gray hair, round eyeglasses, LSW a black or dark blue hip length jacket, grey pants and dress shoes possibly brown. 



Case: 18-3925


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

2/21/2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2037South: Vehicle vs Pedestrian@South Virginia St.

See News Release.



Case: 18-3859


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

2/20/2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

1159North: Arrest - Child Abuse @Talus Wy.

Jesse Jones, DOB 12/22/1981, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-3475


2005Central: Arrest - BDW, Stabbing/ADW, Knife@4th & Evans

The victim observed the suspect hitting another subject and when he intervened the suspect stabbed him. The victim's injury was non-life threatening. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Stephen DeLaTorre, DOB 12/16/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3509


Friday, February 16, 2018

0747South: Fatal Crash@Steamboat Pkwy & Brittany Meadows Dr.

See News Release.



Case: 18-3533


1610Central: Arrest - Battery on a Protected Person@Kuenzli & Park St.

The victims were treating the suspect when he became combative with them and then began spitting on them. Garrett Mueller, DOB 4/11/1986, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 18-3564


Saturday, February 17, 2018

0009South: Arrest - Eluding/O&R with a Deadly Weapon/PSMV@Audubon Wy.

The victim returned home to find her residence had been broken into and property and a vehicle had been stolen. Officers located the victim's vehicle and attempted to conduct a stop but the suspect continued driving until finally abandoning the vehicle and attempting to flee on foot. Eric Benhan, DOB 4/28/1989, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-3601


0930Central: Arrest - Defecating in Public/Trespass/O&R@6th & Keystone Ave.

Thomas Getchell, DOB 1/9/1965, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3626


1211North: Arrest - Lewdness with a Minor/Battery@North Hills Blvd.

Charles McWilliams, DOB 9/25/1945, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3632


Sunday, February 18, 2018

0112South: Arrest - Burglary/Battery/ADW, Sharp Instrument@Plumas St.

The victim observed an unknown suspect armed with a sharp instrument entering his residence. He confronted the suspect and they became involved in a physical struggle. Luis Ponce, DOB 8/26/1991, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-3679


0312South: Commercial Burglary@Damonte Ranch Pkwy.

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered the business had been ransacked and merchandise was stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-3686


0530Central: Arrest - ID Theft/O&R/Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia/PSP@East 1st & Center St.

Officers located a suspect who was wanted in a previous crime. When they went to make contact the suspect attempted to flee. Upon taking the suspect into custody he was found to be in possession of several credit cards and ID's in other people's names. Charles Wheeler, DOB 8/21/1991, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-3688, 18-3268


Monday, February 19, 2018

1812Central: Arrest - Robbery with a Deadly Weapon@Mill & Lake St.

See News Release.



Case: 18-3756 & 18-3762


2231South: Arrest - Child Neglect@Plumas St.

Lynette Ford, DOB 11/20/1986, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-3768


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

2/14/2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
0650Central: Arrest - Domestic Battery with Deadly Weapon, Knife@East 4th St.

Marlo Strassheim, DOB 7/8/1971, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-3296


1246South: Residential Burglary@Rio Poco Rd.

The victim returned home to find a door had been kicked in and property stolen. The suspects are unknown at this time. 



Case: 18-3322


2249South: Arrest - Domestic Battery/O&R/Battery on a Peace Officer @Eagle Falls Way

Ethan Huffman, DOB 8/20/1994, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3363


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

2/13/2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

2019South: Arrest - Home Invasion/O&R/Warrants@Brinkby Ave.

James Avampato, DOB 5/8/1994, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3278


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

2/13/2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

0320South: Commercial Burglary@Damonte Ranch Pkwy.

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a door was open and the business had been ransacked. Total loss if any is unknown. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-2934


Friday, February 9, 2018

1809Central : Single Vehicle Rollover Crash @6th & Wells Ave.

See News Release.



Case: 18-3056


2046Central: Arrest - Domestic Battery/Strangulation/False Imprisonment/ Sexual Assault @East 4th St.

Kyle Bush, DOB 4/13/1991, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3077


2149South: BDW, Shooting@East Grove St.

News Release forthcoming.



Case: 18-3072


Saturday, February 10, 2018

1440North: Arrest - Burglary/Ex-Felon in Poss. of a Firearm/Poss. of Stolen Property@Parr Blvd

Officers responded to an alarm and observed the suspect in the area. Officers made contact with the suspect and discovered he had a gun and stolen property. Yazid Ayyad, DOB 10/21/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-3115


2010North: Strong Arm Robbery@Selmi Dr.

The victims answered a knock at their door. One of the victims went outside to talk to the suspects and they began to beat him. The other victim attempted to intervene and her cell phone was knocked out of her hand and she was pushed back inside the residence. The suspects fled with the victims cell phone. The suspects are described as: #1 B/M/A, mid twenties, 6'2" tall, thin build, pony tail, LSW a black ball cap and a dark hoodie. #2 B/M/A, 6'-6'4" tall.



Case: 18-3140


Sunday, February 11, 2018

1621Central: Battery, BB Gun@East 6th St.

The victim was walking in the area when a car drove past and he was shot in the wrist by a Pellet/BB gun. The suspects are only described as 2 B/MA's.



Case: 18-3195


1819South: Strong Armed Robbery @Glenda Wy.

The victim observed the suspects with his bicycle and confronted them. One of the suspects tackled him knocking him to the ground. both suspects then fled with the bicycle. The suspects are described as: #1 W/M/A, LSW dark clothing. #2 Unknown race Male, LSW a white sweatshirt. 



Case: 18-3206


1953Central : Battery, Paintball Gun @Evans St.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and learned the victim had been shot several times with a Paintball Gun by unknown suspects in a passing vehicle. While Officers were on scene investigating this case they were informed by a passer by of a similar incident. The suspects are described as #1 B/M/A. #2 H/M/A or W/M/A, LSW a white headband and white and blue track suit. 



Case: 18-3210


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

2/8/2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
0842North: Arrest - Domestic Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Knife@Montello St.

Tyrie Blocker, DOB 5/30/1997, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-2847


1025Central: Robbery@North Virginia St.

The victim attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise when the suspect produced a knife and threatened the victim before fleeing with the merchandise. The suspect is described as: Dark skinned Female, mid twenties to mid thirties, 5'4" tall, large build, LSW a brown knit cap and light cxxxred clothes.



Case: 18-2857


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

2/7/2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
1709North: Arrest - Child Neglect@Steelwood

Nathan William Smith, DOB 3/4/1985, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-2821


1717South: Arrest - ADW, Firearm/Warrants@Brinkby Ave.

The victim and suspect have been involved in an ongoing dispute and today the suspect appeared at the victims residence, armed with a gun and began to bang on the door. The suspect was seen fleeing the are in a vehicle. A short time later Officers located that vehicle and conducted a stop. Darius Butler, DOB 8/14/1975, was arrested on the above charges. Another occupant in the vehicle Don Juan Cooper, DOB 8/8/1995, was arrested on a warrant.

Case: 18-2819


2354South: Homicide@East Grove St.

See News Release.



Case: 18-2837


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

2/6/2018

Monday, February 5, 2018
1129South: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@Nanette Cir.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Malia Wong, DOB 8/28/1985, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-1698


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

2/6/2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

0330Central: Arrest - Armed Robbery/ Burglary@West Liberty St.

The suspects forced the door to a business open and stole employees property. When the victims confronted the suspects one suspect claimed to have a gun and the other suspects shoved the victims aside and threatened them with a large rock. Officers located the suspects a short time later. Jessica Victorine, DOB 4/12/1992, was arrested on the above charges. Joshua Loomis, DOB 8/1/1988, was arrested on the above charges as well as PCS & Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia.



Case: 18-2439


2145South: Arrest - Vehicle Burglary @Kietzke Ln.

The suspect was seen going thru vehicles inside a fenced lot. Anthony Marino, DOB 2/25/1979, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-2519


Saturday, February 3, 2018

0427South: Burglary@Radcliffe Dr.

The suspect entered the residence and was immediately confronted by the victim. The suspect then fled. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, early twenties, thin sideburns down to his jawline, thick mustache, LSW a white or light colored windbreaker, black pants, black baseball cap and Timberland style boots.



Case: 18-2531


1023North: Arrest - ADW, Box Cutter@West 4th St.

Officers responded to a report of subject chasing residents while waving a box cutter.  Teresa Ulloa, DOB 11/26/1985, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-2546


1744Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle/Expired Registration/DUI @4th & Vine St.

Officers conducted a stop for expired plates and discovered the vehicle had been stolen. Wallace Stevens III, DOB 12/8/1985, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-1998


1907South: Arrest - Robbery with a Deadly Weapon/PCS@South Virginia St.

The victim attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise when the suspect produced a knife and threatened her. Several other employees then appeared and the suspect surrendered. Kristina Taylor, DOB 12/22/1994, was arrested on the above charges.  



Case: 18-2583


Sunday, February 4, 2018

1124North: Arrest - ADW, Knife/Domestic Battery@Alamo Dr.

Daniel Maldonado-Silva, DOB 6/10/1993, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-2624


1822North: Homicide@Beech St.

See News Release.



Case: 18-2643


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

2/1/2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
0636North: Commercial Burglary@West 4th St.

The manager arrived to find money missing from the business. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-2266


1719Central: Armed Robbery, Knife@2nd & Arlington

The victim was confronted by the suspect who was armed with a knife and demanded his money. When the victim turned to run away another suspect approached from behind. The suspects are described as: #1 B/M/A, mid twenties to mid thirties, LSW a burgundy shirt and black pants. #2 B/M/A, mid twenties, LSW a blue shirt, blue pants and a Raiders baseball hat.



Case: 18-2308


1820South: ADW, Firearm@Regency Way & South Virginia

The victim and suspect were involved in a road rage incident so the victim pulled into a parking lot. The suspect followed, exited his vehicle, produced a gun and threatened him. The victim then fled to his vehicle. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, well dressed.



Case: 18-2315


2026North: Robbery@West 4th St.

The victim attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for food but the suspect shoved the victim out of the way and fled to a waiting vehicle. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid twenties, 6' tall, LSW a baseball cap.  



Case: 18-2325