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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

8/30/2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019
1357South: Arrest - Child Abuse/Domestic Battery@600 block Apple Street

Patricia Murato, DOB 6/12/1977, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-17303


1600Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle/O&R@400 block West Street

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and attempted to conduct a stop but the suspect continued driving in an effort to get away. The suspect then stopped the vehicle and fled on foot. The suspect was taken into custody a short time later. Michael Flores, DOB 9/10/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-17318


1630Central: Arrest - ADW, Knife@300 block Record Street

The victim was approached by the suspect who suddenly began to batter him. The suspect then produced a knife and attempted to stab the victim until witnesses in the area yelled for help. The suspect then fled but was located a short time later. Gaylen Downs, DOB 11/9/1996, was arrested on the above charges.  



Case: 19-17322


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

8/28/2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
0402Central: Robbery@1st & Lake Streets.

The victim was approached by the suspect who began to strike him with an unknown object several times and then stole his cash. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, 5'8"-6' tall, short dark hair, LSW a red shirt and black pants.



Case: 19-17131


1644South: BDW, Rock/DOP/Petit Larceny@3000 block South Virginia Street

The suspect was exiting the business without paying for merchandise. So the victim filmed him and told him not to come back. Once outside the suspect grabbed a rock and threw it through the window striking the victim in the head. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid twenties, 5'10" -6' tall, 140-160 lb., LSW a camouflage shirt with red on the front, shorts, and a black jacket tied to his waist.



Case: 19-17183


2135South: Arrest - Commercial Burglary/DOP/O&R/PCS@1000 block South Virginia Street

Officers responded to an alarm and observed a subject in the area that matched the description of the suspect who was seen throwing a brick through the window of the business. The suspect attempted to flee from Officers but was apprehended. Cody Cahill, DOB 5/17/1988, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 19-17198


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

8/27/2019

Monday, August 26, 2019
1127South: Arrest - Residential Burglary@400 block Vassar Street

The resident returned home to find the suspect inside his residence. James Champlin, DOB 8/8/1981, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-17067


1200South: Commercial Burglary@7000 block Longley Lane

Employees arrived to find the door to the business had been pried open and cash had been stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 19-17062


2218South: BDW, Shooting@Plumas Park

The victim arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. He reported that the suspects were in a vehicle and had called out to him. When he refused to acknowledged them they shot him. The victims injury is non-life threatening and there are no suspect descriptions at this time.



Case: 19-17127


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

8/22/2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
1733Central: Arrest - Child Neglect@300 block North Arlington Street

Ryan Cook, DOB 10/26/1986, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-16731


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

8/21/2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
2325Central: Attempt Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Bat@700 block North Virginia Street

The victim was sitting in his car when the suspect pulled up. He got out of his car with a bat and demanded money from the victim. When the victim said he had no money the suspect broke his windshield and then fled. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, 5'8" - 5'11" tall, 120 lbs., very skinny, blue or hazel eyes, do-rag, LSW dark pants or shorts.



Case: 19-16664


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

8/20/2019

Monday, August 19, 2019
0242South: Arrest Vehicle Burglary/Attempted Burglary/DOP/CCW/Poss. of Burglary Tools@Plumb & Virginia Street

Officers responded to an alarm at a business on South Virginia St just after investigating a Vehicle Burglary also on South Virginia St. Upon arrival at the business they discovered a glass door had been broken but did not know if entry had been made or if anything had been stolen. A short time later they located the suspect from the Vehicle Burglary and during their investigation learned he was responsible for both Burglaries. Rex Thompson, DOB 4/18/1964, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-16492


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

8/19/2019

Friday, August 16, 2019
0131                       Central: Commercial Burglary / Possession of Burglary Tools / DOP@2500 blk E. 2nd Street
Officers responded in reference to two Suspects in custody for Commercial Burglary.   The Suspects enter a laundry room, attempt to block the CCTV cameras, remove burglary tools from a back pack and break into the coin receptacle of a pay washing machine.

Arrested: Ian Wallen  7-29-1967

Arrested:  Christy Amos  1-20-1979

Case#19-16253

0443                       Centeral: Jay Walking/Warrant/O&R/O&R Deadly Weapon @1st and Lake

An Officer observed the defendant jay walk in front of him.  Upon stopping the defendant, it was learned he had a warrant.  When the Officer went to place the defendant into custody, he ran.  After a short foot pursuit the Officer took him to the ground. When an assisting Officer arrived, he saw the defendant on the ground and reaching above his head into his backpack removing a large 6" knife, resisting being placed under arrest.  The Officer was able to remove the knife and assist the Officer with handcuffing. 

Defendant:  Christopher BONG   DOB:  09/09/95  Charges:  O& R Deadly Weapon, O& R Flight, and Fail to Obey cross walk.

Case#19-16257

1651                       South: Battery with a Deadly Weapon @700 blk Forest Street

The victim got into an argument with the defendant.  The argument turned physical and the suspect stabbed the victim in his chest with a broken piece of glass. 

Defendant: Strong, Stig 4/10/90

Case#19-13024

1748                       Central: Kidnapping, Sexual Assault, Open/ Gross Lewdness, False Imprisonment, O&R, PCS @1600 blk E 4th St

Arrested: THOMAS, Donnae/12-20-1960

Case#19-16308

2259                       Central : O&R/UoF Robbery Arrest @4th / Sutro

Officers recognized a vehicle related to a subject wanted for robbery.  Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, and contacted the defendant.  Upon contact, officers attempted to remove the defendant from the vehicle,  the defendant resisted and was taken to the ground.  The defendant continued to resist.

Arrested: Terrance Williams 06/05/1985

Case#19-16332

2358                       Central: ADW w/knife@700 blk E 7th St

The defendant believed that the victim had stolen a painting from him. The defendant then produced a knife and held it in a threatening manner.

Arrested:  Bobby Bogan (6/17/95)

Case#19-16336

Saturday, August 17, 2019

1946                       North: Discharging firearm @1200 blk Grand Summit Dr.

Officers responded to the above location for a subject shooting a gun. On scene officers learned the weapon was possibly a BB gun. Officers made contact with the suspect who admitted he fired one BB at a pole across Grand Summit on a dare.

Arrested: Sumption, Jason (DOB:12-16-88) discharging a weapon where a person might be endangered

Case#19-16411

Sunday, August 18, 2019

0600                       North: Discharge firearm @6900 blk Sharlands Ave

While standing in the apartment complex the defendant discharged a single 40 caliber round in an upward direction.

Arrested:  Wander, Benjamin 02-15-1996

Case#19-16437

1557                       North: Burglary/prevent 911/battery/DOP/O&R @3900 blk Clear Acre Ln.

Officers learned the defendant stole a bottle of water from the balcony, jumped over the balcony entered her apartment, grabbed the victim by her arms while shaking her, took her cell phone from her and threw the phone on the ground breaking the phone which prevented her from calling 911. When officers made contact with the defendant, who refused verbal commands and resisted arrest by pulling away from officers.

Arrested: Padilla, Jesus (DOB: 10-20-88)

Case#19-16462

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

8/16/2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019
0128North: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@100 block Arletta Street

Officers located an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. The driver, Craig Delponte, DOB 6/8/1994, was arrested on the above charge. Samuel Castellanos, DOB 3/22/1984, was arrested for PCS.



Case: 19-16168


0243South: Arrest - ADW, Knife @1000 block South Virginia Street

The victim was walking past the suspect when he verbally insulted her. The victim ran to her residence and moments later heard a knock at the door. When she opened the door there was no one there. She looked around the corner and saw suspect armed with a knife. The victim fled back to her residence and the suspect fled. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Eric Sanchez, DOB 11/8/1986, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 19-16170


0900North: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle @500 block University Terrace

Officers responded to a report that a victim had just located his stolen travel trailer. Officers made contact with the driver and Tim Miller, DOB 2/10/1962, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-14579


2210North: Arrest - Occupy Residence with out Permission/DOP@1000 block Helena Ave.

Officers responded to a report of unwanted subjects inside a residence. During the investigation they learned one of the subjects had broken a window so they could gain entry. The suspect, a juvenile, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-16242


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

8/15/2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
2154Central: Arrest - Kidnapping/Domestic Battery/Child Abuse/Child Endangerment@200 block East 4th Street

Joshua Beckman, DOB 9/13/1981, was arrested on the above charges. Echo Harrison, DOB 1/23/1990, was arrested for Child Endangerment.



Case: 19-16157


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

8/14/2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
1258Central: Arrest - Attempted Armed Robbery@100 Block of North Virginia Street

The victim was approached by the suspect who produced a knife and demanded his phone. They became involved in a physical struggle and the suspect fled without the phone. Officers located the suspect a short time later. Michael Whitfield, DOB 11/28/1970, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-16040


2226South: Strong Armed Robbery@1000 block South Wells Ave.

The suspects had entered the business and demanded the money from the employee. One suspect then stole the cash drawer and as they were exiting the victim attempted to stop them. One of the suspects punched the victim in the head and they fled. Total loss is unknown at this time. The suspects are described as: #1 W/M/A, 6'2" tall, heavy build, LSW a red baseball hat, no shirt, blue jeans, and white shoes. #2 H/M/A, 5'8" tall, small build, LSW dark colored baseball hat, dark colored t-shirt, and grey shorts. #3 W/M/A, 5'8" tall, thin build, LSW a dark t-shirt, and grey shorts.



Case: 19-16079


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

8/13/2019

Monday, August 12, 2019
1155Central: Arrest - Trespass/O&R@Kuenzli & Locust Streets

Officers were taking the suspect into custody for Trespassing when he became combative and resisted. Jeremy Johnson, DOB 5/10/1989, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-15934


1637Central: Arrest - Trafficking/PCS/Poss. of Burglary Tools@2nd St & Fulton Alley

Officers made contact with the suspect for riding a bicycle on the sidewalk. During the investigation they learned the suspect was in possession of burglary tools and narcotics. Stephanie Gould, DOB 4/2/1988, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-15964


1921North: Arrest - Domestic Battery/Ex-Felon in Poss. of a Gun@1000 block Bonneville Ave.

Andrew Noland, DOB 4/29/1981, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 19-15985


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

8/12/2019

Friday, August 9, 2019
1540               South: PCS meth, child endangerment @Isbell Rd/Kauai Ct.

Arrested:

Hale, Thomas 08/13/1987 (PCS meth)

Chavez, Michael 11/21/1971 (child endangerment)

Case#19-15748

Saturday, August 10, 2019

0856                       Central: Reckless/ Aggressive Driving, Hit and Run, @N. Center St./ E. 4th St.

Officers working the HAN event witnessed a road rage incident where one vehicle aggressively cut off another while travelling N/B on Center St.

Arrested: Hill, Larry 12/18/1961

Case#19-15793

Sunday, August 11, 2019

0327                       Central: O&R @4th/Lake

An Officer was out on a citizen hail related to the defendant threatening to shoot security.  No firearm was seen, however, the defendant attempted to flee when officers contacted him. 

Defendant:  Gerald Jones (3/3/54)

Case#19-15855

2109                       South: Warrant arrest, O&R,@2300 blk Kietzke Ln.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and immediately recognized the suspect as Anthony Tainalie, who was wanted for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.  The suspect was detained and while Officers were obtaining information, the suspect got up and fled on foot.

Arrested: TAINALIE, ANTHONY 07/02/1990

Case#19-15905

2156                       Central: Traffic Stop arrest @5th and Washington

Arr 1:Diltz, Joseph 02-10-1983 Traffic Charges and Warrant

Arr 2:Fitzgerald, Timothy 01-16-1982 Warrant

Arr 3:Thurston, Angela 05-04-1980  ID Theft

Case#19-15903

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

8/9/2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

0140South: BDW, Knife@1000 block Jamaica Ave

The victim was approached by unknown suspects and became involved in an altercation that turned physical. During the altercation the victim was stabbed in the chest and the suspects fled. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is currently in critical condition. The suspects are only described as 3 unknown race males.



Case: 19-15616


1605North: Arrest - Attempted Armed Robbery, Firearm/Attempted Burglary with a Deadly Weapon/ PSP, Firearm/ Poss. of a Firearm@1000 block Prince Way

When the victim answered a knock at his door he found the suspects pointing a gun at him so he quickly closed the door. The suspect then attempted to force the door open but when they were not able they fled. Officers located the suspects a short time later. The suspects, 3 juveniles, were arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 19-15661


2141Central: Strong Arm Robbery@600 block North Wells Ave.

The victim had attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise when the suspect pushed the victim, struck her in the head with his elbow and with the door as he fled to a waiting vehicle. Total loss is unknown. The suspect has been identified but is still outstanding.



Case: 19-15682


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

8/8/2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
1012Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@300 block Record Street

Officers responded to a report of a subject driving a car erratically thru the property. After making contact with the driver they discovered the car had been stolen. Erick Bobo, DOB 7/26/1962, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-15535


1556Central: Arrest - Vehicle Burglary/ADW, Knife,/Petit Larceny@2000 block East 2nd Street

The victim observed the suspect removing items from a co workers vehicle and confronted him. The suspect then produced a knife and threatened the victim before fleeing. The suspect was located a short time later by Officers. Leland Moors, DOB 5/5/1984, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-15584


2142North: Vehicle Burglary/ADW, Knife@3000 block Kings Row

The victim observed the suspect going thru his parked vehicle and confronted him. The suspect then produced a knife and threatened the victim. The suspect is described as: W/M/J, skinny, 5'10" tall, LSW a baby blue t-shirt.



Case: 19-15606


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

8/7/2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
0315North: Armed Robbery , Firearm@7000 block North Virginia Street.

The suspect entered the business and approached the employee. The suspect then produced a gun, threatened the employee and demanded money. Total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as: Unknown gender and race, LSW a black ski jacket, dark pants, black sunglasses, grey ski gloves.



Case: 19-15455


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

8/6/2019

Monday, August 5, 2019
0015South: Arrest - Child Abuse@3000 block Clover Way

Zerrick Mays, DOB 7/17/1981, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 19-15366


0103North: Armed Robbery, Knife@2000 block Polk Street

The suspect approached the victim's vehicle and removed a mountain bike from its bike rack. When the victim confronted him the suspect produced a knife and threatened him. The suspect then fled with the bike to a waiting vehicle. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, 5'10" tall, medium build, blonde slicked back hair. 



Case: 19-15369


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

8/1/2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
1300South: Strong Arm Robbery@Wrondel & Hubbard Streets

The victim was driving her car when she saw the suspect waiving as if needing help. When the victim stopped her car to see if she could help a second suspect approached her passenger side window, claimed to have a gun and demanded her money. The suspects are described as: #1 W/F/A, late forties, long wavy hair, LSW shorts and a shirt. #2 B/M/A, early forties, 6'2" tall, glasses, LSW a ball cap, dark shorts and a shirt.



Case: 19-15041


2213South: Armed Robbery@4000 block Neil Road

The victim was on his phone when he was approached by the suspects. One of the suspects produced a gun and demanded his property while the other suspect physically searched the victim taking his property. The suspects are described as: #1 H/M/A, mid twenties, 6' tall, 250 lbs., LSW a blue "Cowboy" baseball hat and a black hoodie. #2 H/M/A, mid twenties, thin build, LSW a baseball hat, grey shirt and shorts.



Case: 19-15074