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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 Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/30/2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021
0221North: Arrest - Domestic Battery / False Imprisonment / Coercion@2000 block Dickerson Road

Leland Kendall, DOB 11/11/1997, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-13655


0451South: Strong Arm Robbery @2000 block Lakeside Drive

The victim had asked the unwanted subject to leave the property when the suspect began striking her, stole her property and then fled. The suspect has since been identified but is still outstanding. 



Case: 21-13658


0555South: Arrest - BDW@500 block South Wells Ave.

The victim had originally confronted the suspect when she observed him going thru her trash but then decided to offer him help. The suspect then became aggressive and cut her arm with a metal object before fleeing. The suspect was located a short time later. Larry Lofquest, DOB 9/3/1963, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 21-13659


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/29/2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
1640Central: Arrest - Attempted Robbery / ADW@East 6th St & Morrill Ave.

The victim was in her vehicle at a stop sign when the suspect approached and thru her open passenger window asked for money. When the victim refused the suspect threatened her with a large piece of wood that he was carrying and then left. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Carlos Quevedo, DOB 10/23/1988, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-13625


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/28/2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

1150Central: BDW, Large stick @600 block North Wells Ave.

The victim had confronted the suspect about being loud when the suspect grabbed a large stick and struck the victim several times in the head with the stick before fleeing. The victims injuries were non-life threatening and the suspect has been identified but is still outstanding. 



Case: 21-13516


1220North: Robbery @5000 block Mae Anne Ave.

The suspects entered the business, grabbed merchandise and then fled without paying  to a waiting vehicle. During the investigation Officers learned a second store had also just been robbed by similarly described suspects. The suspects are described as: 2 B/F/A's, mid twenties to mid thirties, one wearing all black clothing. The suspect vehicle is described as: Black Kia sedan with California plates.



Case: 21-13520


1626North: Arrest - BDW, Knife@3000 block Nina Ave.

Officers responded to a report of a possible BDW and learned that both of the residents were involved in a physical altercation that involved a knife. Kayleb McCargar, DOB 7/3/1989, was arrested on the above charge. Lawrence Traylor, DOB 3/27/1949, was arrested for ADW. 



Case: 21-13545, 21-13569


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/27/2021

Monday, July 26, 2021
1625South: Commercial Burglary@Summit Sierra Mall

The employee observed the suspect stealing merchandise and called 9-1-1 but the suspect was gone upon Officers arrival. The total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as: B/F/A, mid twenties to mid thirties, long braided hair, LSW all black.



Case: 21-13464


1936Central: Vehicle Burglary@2000 block East 2nd Street

The victim returned to find his vehicle had been broken into and property stolen. During follow up investigation Officers learned the name of a potential suspect who is still outstanding at this time.



Case: 21-13477


2045South: BDW, Shooting@500 block Brinkby Ave.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and located a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victims injury is non-life threatening and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 21-13478


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/23/2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021
0122North : Arrest - Battery on Protected Person / O&R @500 block University Terrace

REMSA personnel were attempting to transport the suspect when she became uncooperative and kicked them. Officers then attempted to assist but the suspect began kicking and spitting on them. Natalie Hejny, DOB 8/19/1981, was arrested on the above charges.

Case: 21-13136


0159North: ADW, Firearm / Child Endangerment@5000 block Allegheny Street

The juvenile victims were sitting in a parked vehicle when the suspect approached. He produced a gun and threatened them. But then fled when he realized the victims were not who he was looking for. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, 5'9" tall, mid twenties, medium to heavy build, short black buzz cut hairstyle, LSW black sweatshirt and black pants. 



Case: 21-13142


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/22/2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

0132North: Arreset - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@Paradise Park

Officers observed an occupied parked vehicle that had been reported as stolen. Pamela Kleyne, DOB 1/22/1963, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-13056


0856Central: Arrest - BDW, Rocks@100 block South Arlington Ave.

The victim and suspect were acquaintances and today when the victim approached the suspect and began a conversation the suspect began yelling and throwing rocks at him, striking the victim in the head. The suspect fled but was located a short time later. David Freeny, DOB 10/18/1967, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-13066


1656South: Arrest - PCS / O&R / Tampering with a Vehicle@Linden Street & Wrondel Way

Officers observed the suspect tampering with a vehicle and attempted to make contact. The suspect refused their orders and fled. When a citizen intervened and attempted to stop the suspect he punched and then bit the citizen. Luis Razo, DOB 4/23/1989, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-13104


2353Central : Arrest - Destruction of Property / O&R @100 block East 2nd Street

Officers responded to a report of a fight. They located one of the involved suspects in the area and observed him throwing rocks at passing vehicles. As they were taking the suspect into custody he became combative, started kicking the police vehicle and spitting at them.  Benjamin Sanfileben, DOB 12/30/1971, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-13131


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/21/2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
1300North : Arrest - Child Abuse/Neglect @1000 block Grand Summit Drive

McManus, Colleen, DOB 12/16/1980, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-13002


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/20/2021

Monday, July 19, 2021
1506Central: Arrest - Smoking Marijuana in Public@100 block North Virginia Street

Offices observed the suspect smoking Marijuana in public and took him into custody. Kristofer Jones, DOB 4/28/1988, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-12918


2325South: Larceny not Amounting to Robbery@3000 block South Virginia Street

The victim was approached by the suspect who gave her a hug and then stole her money out of her purse. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid twenties to mid thirties, 5'8" tall, medium build, LSW a black shirt and shorts.



Case: 21-12964


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/16/2021

Thursday, July 15, 2021
0227North: Discharge a Gun where Persons are Endangered@2000 block Cannan

Officers responded to a report of shots being fired but did not locate any casings and there were no reported injuries. The investigation is ongoing.



Case: 21-12609


0743Central: Arrest - BDW, Stabbing@700 block East 7th Street

The victim and suspect were acquaintances. Today when the victim asked the suspect to leave the suspect grabbed a knife, stabbed the victim multiple times and then fled. The victims injuries were non-life threatening and the suspect was located a short time later. Santiago Corral, DOB 12/24/1965, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-12616


2156North: BDW, Stabbing@Kings Row at McCarran Blvd.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing and located the victim who was uncooperative and refused to provide information. The victims injury was non-life threatening. A possible suspect is described as: W/F/A, mid forties, 5'3" tall, long brown hair, LSW a black tank top and light colored shorts. 



Case: 21-12664


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/15/2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
0208North: Arrest - Domestic Battery with Elderly Enhancement / Discharge a Gun within a Structure@4000 block Windcrest

Lori Mezei, DOB 2/5/1949, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-12521


1645South: Arrest - Child Neglect @700 block East Peckham Lane

John Sickinger, DOB 6/30/1980, and Holly Sickinger, DOB 11/26/1980, were arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-12566


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/14/2021

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
1608North: Arrest - Extortion @3000 block Tripp Drive

The suspect placed a car boot on the victim's vehicle and then demanded the victim pay him before he would remove it. Jose Cortez, DOB 9/8/1969, was arrested on the above charge.

Case: 21-12491


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/13/2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

1050North: Arrest - Attempted Home invasion@300 block Beverly Street

Officers responded to a report of a suspect attempting to force his way into an occupied residence. Officers located the suspect and during the investigation learned the suspect had attempted to force his way into additional residences in the area. Thomas Huber, DOB 1/4/1967, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-12413


2300North: Robbery with a Firearm@1000 block Silverada Blvd

The suspect entered the business, displayed a gun and demanded the money from the register. Total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid thirties, 5'9" tall, heavy build, LSW a red hoody.



Case: 21-12389


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/9/2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021
0018North: Shooting Into an Occupied Dwelling@2000 block West Sixth Street

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and discovered a residence had been struck. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 21-12119


1158South: Arrest - Child Abuse / Domestic Battery@2000 block Flagg Drive

Orlando Walker, DOB 2/22/1979, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-12138


1720Central: BDW, Stabbing@200 block East 4th Street

The victim was involved in a verbal altercation with another subject that was about to become physical. A witness intervened and a fight ensued. A 3rd subject then became involved in the fight and the victim discovered he had been stabbed in the arm. The victim's injury is non-life threatening. The suspect is described as: White or Hispanic male adult, mid twenties to mid thirties, 5'10"-6' tall, LSW a red/orange shirt, blue pants, dark colored shoes. 



Case: 21-12157


2323South: Shots Fired@2000 block Wrondel.

Officers responded to a report of shots being fired and discovered a business had been struck. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 21-12185


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/8/2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

0522Central: BDW, Stabbing / Robbery@1000 block East 6th Street

The suspect had stolen the victims property and fled to a waiting vehicle. The victim followed and a struggle occurred. The victim was able to get his property back and as he fled he discovered he had been stabbed in the arm. The victim's injury is non-life threatening and there is no suspect description at this time.



Case: 21-12056


1820Central : GTA / Assault With Deadly Weapon@East 2nd Street & Sunshine Lane

The victims observed the suspect entering a vehicle inside of a private lot. When they approached the suspect he accelerated and drove towards them causing them to have to jump out of the way as he fled out of the lot. The suspect is described as: White or Hispanic male adult, mid forties, clean cut, small mustache 



Case: 21-12096


2300South: Commercial Burglary@900 block Yori Ave.

Officers responded to a report of suspects smashing the window of a business. When they arrived they discovered entry had been made and merchandise was stolen. Total loss is unknown. The suspects are described as: #1 White or Hispanic male juvenile, 5'7" tall, LSW a black hoodie, black baseball cap, gray pants, black tennis shoes with white soles. #2 W/M/J, 5'5" tall, LSW black t-shirt with 3 blue "X's" on the front, red baseball cap with a bear on it and a black bill, red pants, black tennis shoes.



Case: 21-12115


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/2/2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021
1818Central: Arrest - Battery@Glendale at the Truckee River

The victim was approached by the unknown suspect who began to follow him and verbally threaten him. When the victim attempted to walk away the suspect grabbed him and spun him around. John Andell, DOB 4/4/1985, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-11639


1935South: Arrest - Robbery @5000 block South Virginia Street

An employee attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise but the suspect pushed him out of the way and then fled with the merchandise. The suspect was located a short time later. Joshua Duran, DOB 1/7/1992, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-11643


2254South: Shooting @700 block California Ave.

Officers were in the area when they heard several shots being fired. At the same time several calls were received reporting gun shots. Officers located several casings and discovered a bullet had gone through a window of a residence but there were no reported injuries. The investigation is on going. 



Case: 21-11652


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Adam Blount
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
blounta@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

7/1/2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

0746South: Arrest - Strong Arm Robbery / O&R /Battery / PCS@2000 block South Virginia Street.

The suspect followed the victim, then shoved him to the ground and stole his money. Officers located the suspect a short time later but he attempted to flee and then was resistant as they were taking him into custody.  Jeffery Trammel, DOB 10/01/2001, was arrested on the above charges.

Case: 21-11555 & 21-11564 & 21-11454


2001North: Shooting / ADW, Firearm @100 block South Maddox Drive

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and located 2 victims who were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening wounds. The investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 21-11592