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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

5/29/2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020
0018South: Arest - PCS/Poss of Stolen Property @3000 block South Virginia Street

Officers observed an occupied parked vehicle with stolen plates on it. They made contact with the occupant and discovered he was in possession of a controlled substance. Andrew Dovichi, DOB 8/11/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-9008


1813Central: Arrest - Child Endangerment @Sierra St. & Truckee River

Kevin Johnson, DOB 3/1/1977, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-9056


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

5/28/2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
0227South: Arrest - O&R / PCS / CCW / Ex-Felon in Possession of Firearms @South Virginia Street & Brinkby Ave.

Officers conducted a stop for a traffic violation. During the investigation they discovered the suspect was in possession of firearms and a controlled substance. The suspect then attempted to flee. Daniel Garrison, DOB 6/10/1969, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-8960


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

5/27/2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
0005North: Arrest - Domestic Battery@200 block West Golden Valley Road

Arielle Jacinto, DOB 2/22/1993, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-8879


1000Central: Arrest - Armed Robbery/O&R/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia @200 block South Wells Ave.

When the employee asked the suspect if he was going to pay for the merchandise that he had chosen the suspect displayed a gun and then fled the business. Officers located the suspect a short time later and discovered the gun was actually a toy replica. Brian Nye, DOB 8/9/1994, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-8899


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

5/22/2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020
0441North: Arrest - ADW, Knife/Attempted Strangulation/Battery@100 block Lilac

Christian Ramos, DOB 3/2/1991, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-8606


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

5/21/2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
0043North: Attempted Home Invasion@900 block Demos Court

The victims were home when they heard loud noises and discovered the suspect had attempted to kick down their front door before fleeing. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, late teens to early twenties, black afro, LSW a black windbreaker, blue jeans shorts and black and white basketball shoes. 



Case: 20-8542


0244North: Grand Theft Auto / DOP@500 block Stoker

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a gate had been busted and a business vehicle had been stolen. There are no suspects at this time. The stolen vehicle is described as: 1997 Ford F-250 with Utility bed.



Case: 20-8545


0503South: BDW, Expandable Baton@1000 block South Virginia Street

The victim and suspect were known to each other and been involved in an argument. The argument became physical and then the suspect produced an expandable Baton and struck the victim multiple times before fleeing. The suspect has been identified but is still outstanding.



Case: 20-8546


0619Central: Home Invasion@400 block Kirman Ave.

The victims were home when the unknown suspect forced his way inside and began to ransack the residence before fleeing. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid twenties, 5'9" tall, 160 lbs., LSW a black hat, black shirt and blue jeans.



Case: 20-8548


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

5/20/2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
0006Central: Arrest - O&R with a Deadly Weapon, Knife/Sex Offender Fail to Register/Jaywalking.@700 block East 2nd Street

Alexander Verchecelli, DOB 3/10/1989, was arrested on the above charges.

Case: 20-8487


0438Central: Arrest - Child Endangerment@600 block North Virginia Street

Gracie Freeman, DOB 3/28/1977, was arrested on the above charge



Case: 20-8494


2214Central: Arrest - PSMV/PCS/Poss of Drug Paraphernalia@6th & Wells Ave.

Officer located an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. During the investigation both occupants were found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Jonathan Jones, DOB 7/10/1989, was arrested on the above charges. Krystal Kisylia, DOB 6/23/1991, was arrested for PCS.

Case: 20-8538, 20-8393


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

5/19/2020

Monday, May 18, 2020
0132Central: Attempted Armed Robbery, Firearm@600 block East 2nd St.

The victim was approached by an acquaintance who produced a gun and demanded his money. The victims were able to flee and the suspect, who has been identified is still outstanding. 



Case: 20-8428


2049North: Arrest - Peering/Peeping@400 block University Terrace

Richard Robinson, DOB 2/3/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-8485


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

5/15/2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020
0215Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@East 4th & Park Streets

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Gerardo Diosdado-Gonzalez, DOB 1/2/1983, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-8198


0325Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@400 block Keystone Ave

Officers observed a parked and occupied stolen vehicle and made contact with the occupants. Auriana Tillet, DOB 7/16/1197, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-8199


2113South: Commercial Burglary@5000 block Smithridge Drive

The manager responded to a report of an alarm and upon arrival observed the suspects fleeing the business. Total loss is unknown. The suspects are described as: #1 W/M/A, 6' tall, thin build, LSW a black or blue hooded Carhart, red pants and shoes. #2 W/F/A, 5'7" tall, thin build, LSW purple hooded sweatshirt, black pants and shoes.



Case: 20-8249


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

5/14/2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
0155South: Arrest - ADW/Domestic Battery/Domestic Battery with Substantial Bodily Harm/O&R/Minor in Poss.@Riverside & Booth Streets

Daniel Zuniga, DOB 10/01/2001, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-8146


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

5/8/2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020
1445Central: Arrest - ADW, Knife@Sutro & Commercial Row

The suspect thought the victim had his dog so he cut the victims tent and than chased the victim while making threats with the knife. Jerry Pryde, DOB 3/14/1963, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-7834


2134North: Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Firearm@800 block Link Lane

The victims had agreed to meet up with the suspects to sell some property. When the suspects arrived one of them was armed with a gun and the others stole the victims property before fleeing. The suspects are only described as 3 B/M/A's, late teens to early twenties.  



Case: 20-7866


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

5/6/2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
2144North: Attempted Burglary/Prowler@100 block Imperial Blvd.

The victims heard noise coming from inside the residence and located an open window. When they approached the window a suspect reached in from the outside and yelled. The suspect then fled. The suspect is only described as a White adult male. 



Case: 20-7704


2354North: Arrest - Residential Burglary@300 block Denslowe Drive

The victim observed a suspect standing inside his residence and yelled for him to leave. The suspect fled but was located by Officers a short time later.  Leon Bracey, DOB 11/2/1962, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-7708


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

5/5/2020

Monday, May 4, 2020
0032South: Arrest - Kidnapping/Domestic Battery@100 block Smithridge Park

Gregory Stone, DOB 4/19/1984, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 20-7589


1624North: Shots Fired/Strong Arm Robbery@500 block University Terrace (Whitaker Park)

Officers responded to several reports of shots being fired. They located a victim who reported he was attacked by unknown suspects who shot at him and then stole his bike. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 20-7630


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

5/4/2020

Friday, May 1, 2020 0957                       Central: Child Endangerment/Neglect Arrest@60 blk Park St
Officers responded on a report of an unsupervised two year old in the parking lot. Upon arrival, Officers learned the two year old was being supervised by the Defendant while the child's mother was at work. While on scene Officers located a second child sleeping on the bathroom floor.  Several open containers were found in the residence and the room was determined to be unkempt.  The Defendant was also determined to be grossly intoxicated

Arrested: Steede, Franklin (10/24/55)

Charges: Child Endangerment/Neglect

Case#20-7430

Saturday, May 2, 2020

0006                       North: Child Endangerment X 2, O&R @1900 blk W 7th St.

Officers conducted follow-up and located a wanted Subject for Elder Exploitation and Abuse.  That Subject advised she was babysitting a 1 year old infant inside the residence, which had been condemned after a fire.  Officers checked the residence and located the infant and the infant's mother. The residence was clearly being lived in and the unsanitary conditions were unfit for the child, or adults.   The mother attempted to run away with the child through Officers.   One of the Officers retained the infant unharmed and the mother was taken into custody. 

Suspect:  Christina Freedman  1-21-1985

Case#20-7482

0231                       Central: DUI, ADW x 9@2000 blk E. 2nd St

Officers learned the suspect driver had met a female and both decided to meet at the suspect's residence. While there, the female stole a guitar from the suspect's house and left in a taxi cab. The suspect got in his truck and pursued the cab on the freeway. On the freeway, the suspect began ramming the taxi cab with his truck. Both vehicles turned into an entrance to a parking lot and the suspect rammed the cab with his truck a second time. When the cab driver exited the cab, the suspect veered his truck towards the driver in an attempt to strike him, but ultimately missed. The suspect then rammed the cab a third time while the two females were still inside. The suspect was arrested and charged for DUI and ADW x 9.

Suspect: Glendon, Russell (11/04/1977)

Case# 20-7485

0639                       Central: BDW/ADW/DOP @Fishermans Park #1

Officers responded to the above location for a battery with a machete. During the investigation, officers learned the suspect approached the victim demanding he leave the park. The suspect began punching and kicking the victim. When the suspect failed to hurt the victim or get him to leave the park, the suspect retrieved a machete from his vehicle and began chasing and swinging the machete at the victim striking the victim once on his back causing a superficial cut and non life threatening. The suspect then caused damage to the victim’s vehicle.

Arrested: Aviles, Oscar (DOB: 02-28-2000)

Case#20-7491

2048                       Central: Arrest: Battery With A Deadly Weapon (2 Counts)@1400 blk East 4th Street

Officers responded on a report of a fight.  It was learned the suspect was upset about some loud music in the area, and incorrectly assumed it to be coming from the victims room.  The suspect armed himself with a large knife and confronted the male victim.  During a verbal altercation, the suspect cut the male victim twice on his abdomen.  The male victim's wife intervened, and was also cut by the suspect on her wrist.  All of the injuries were minor. The suspect was arrested for two counts of Battery with a Deadly Weapon.

Arrested: Landau, Robert   DOB: 02/15/1949

Case#20-7521

Sunday, May 3, 2020

0620                       South: Dom Batt/PCS @300 blk Smithridge Pk.

Officers responded to the above location for a domestic disturbance. During the investigation Officers located the suspect passed out on the bed. Officers located cocaine in the defendant’s pocket.

Arrested: Murguia, Jonathan (DOB: 01-18-97)

Case#20-7543

1006                       South: GTA/Felony Eluding x2 @600 blk S. Center

Officers responded to the above location for a GTA that had just occurred. While officers were checking the area, they located the stolen vehicle at Kietzke and Roberts. Officers attempted a traffic stop with the vehicle failing to stop and fled from officers at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was dumped by the suspect and he fled on foot. The suspect was located hiding in an open garage and arrested.

Arrested: Sullivan, Adrew (DOB: 12-29-92)

Case#20-7552

1510                       North: Domestic Battery Arrest @1500 blk W 12th Street

Officers responded on report of a domestic disturbance with multiple subjects involved.  Upon arrival, they found several subjects holding a single male subject on the floor. Officers arrested the male for Domestic Battery. 

Arrested: Bass, Gary   DOB: 08/10/1989

Case#20-7563

2039                       South: Disturbing The Peace @1700 blk Adas St

Officers responded on a report of a disturbing the peace.  The suspect was uncooperative and initially refused to meet with Officers.  The suspect eventually came outside and was arrested.

Arrested- Carlos Cadiente (10-8-49)

Case#20-7584

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

5/1/2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020
0233South: Arrest - BDW, Stabbing@Hunter Lake & California Ave.

The victim and suspect were involved in a disagreement when the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim in the back. The victim's injury was non-life threatening. Amanda Proud, DOB 3/3/1994, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 20-7375


1143North: Shots Fired@9000 block Drybrush Court

Officers responded to reports of shots being fired and discovered several casings. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 20-7393


2359North: Home Invasion/ADW/DOP @3000 block Elliot Drive

The unknown suspects fired a shotgun through the front door of the residence. They then entered and fired additional shots. The victims were able to flee the residence. The suspects are only described as 2 Unknown race males wearing dark hooded sweatshirts.



Case: 20-7420