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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
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/12/2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022
2140South: Arrest - Child Abuse / Domestic Battery@4000 block Mira Loma

Josafat Hernandez, DOB 12/11/2000, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-14977


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/11/2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

0030North: Arrest - Child Endangerment@2000 block Wedekind

Oscar Perez, DOB 3/27/1995, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-14844


1032North: Arrest - Domestic Attempted Murder@10000 block Kernite

Jacob Perez-Valdez, DOB 5/9/1991, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-14870


1729Central: Arrest - Battery on Protected Person / O&R / Tampering with Evidence / Poss. of Unlawful Glass Container in the Park@Wingfield Park West

Officers made contact with the suspects for smoking in the park when one of the suspects attempted to flee on foot. Officers caught up with the suspect and he became combative and tried to grab at the equipment on their belt. Christopher Chick, DOB 3/23/2003, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 22-14891


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/10/2022

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
1938North : Armed Robbery, Firearm@1000 block Silverada Blvd.

The suspect entered the business, produced a gun and demanded the money from the cash drawer before fleeing. Total loss is unknown and the suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid thirties, 5'4" tall, average build, LSW a black hat, black hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, white "Converse" shoes.



Case: 22-14824


2025South: Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Firearm@2000 block Flagg Drive

A victim had observed 2 subjects fighting and told them to stop. A short time later several other subjects arrived and began to beat the victim. When additional subjects intervened on the victims behalf the suspects fled to a vehicle but not before one of the suspects produced a gun and threated them.  The suspects are only described as 3 Hispanic adult males. The suspect vehicle is described as: Silver, Honda Civic, with major passenger side damage and a California plate.



Case: 22-14828


2236North: Commercial Burglary@800 block North Sierra Street

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a door was broken and the cash registers were open and empty. Total loss if any is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 22-14836


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/9/2022

Monday, August 8, 2022
0029South : Arrest - Ex Felon in Poss. of a Firearm / O&R, Misidentify@2000 block Yori Ave.

Officers responded to a report of a disturbance and made contact with the suspects. During the investigation they located a firearm and one suspect gave them a fictitious name. William England, DOB 5/11/1981, was arrested on the above charges. Pennie Escobedo, DOB 7/1/1973, was arrested for Being a Prohibited Person in Poss. of a Firearm & Poss. of a Controlled Substance.



Case: 22-14706


1545Central : Arrest - Poss. of Controlled Substance@East 4th & Threlkel Streets

Keith Nesbit, DOB 6/8/1988, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-14746


2126Central : ATM Theft @200 block West 2nd Street

The suspect ripped a banking machine loose from the ground and drug it outside to a waiting vehicle. Total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid thirties, tall, stalky build, LSW a red Baseball hat, black jersey, dark colored long shorts and white shoes. The vehicle is described as: White/Grey 2000's model Ford F150, 4 door, with black wheels.



Case: 22-14771


2240Central : BDW/Stabbing@1st & Center Streets

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing and located the victim with a non-life threatening knife wound to the chest. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, mid twenties, tall, thin build, short braids, LSW a purple shirt, jeans and white shoes.



Case: 22-14776


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/4/2022

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
1243South: Commercial Burglary@1000 block Holcomb Ave.

Officers responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at the above location and discovered a door was busted and several slot machines had been stolen. Total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as: White male, LSW a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black tennis shoes with white soles.



Case: 22-14365


1855Central: Battery with Substantial Bodily Harm@900 block Ryland Street

A passerby found the victim, who had been badly beaten, at the above location. The victim was transported to a local hospital with major injuries. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 22-14389


2149South: Attempted Armed Robbery, Firearm@2000 Lakeside Drive

The victim was at the above location waiting to meet a friend when he was approached from behind by the suspects. One suspect produced a gun and they demanded his belongings. When he said he had nothing to give them they hit him in the back of the head with the gun and then fled after the victim screamed. The suspects are only described as: #1 H/M/A, 5'10" tall. #2 no description.



Case: 22-14395


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/3/2022

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

0253South : Arrest - Domestic Battery/ADW/Child Endangerment/False Imprisonment with a Firearm/Prevent 9-11@2000 block Harvard Way

Andrew Ortega, DOB 2/19/1999, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-14262


2257North: Arrest - Discharging a Firearm where others are in Danger@3000 block Sutro Street.

Officers responded to reports of shots being fired and conducted a stop on a vehicle attempting to leave the area. Marie Poasa, DOB 8/2/1992 and Taualai Poasa, DOB 12/20/2001, were arrested on the above charge. Penisimani Taunaholo, DOB 9/12/1993, was arrested on the above charge as well as Ex Felon in Poss. of Firearm.



Case: 22-14327


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

8/2/2022

Monday, August 1, 2022

0635South: Arrest - Vehicle Burglary / O&R @5000 block Mira Loma Drive

The victim had confronted the suspects when he found them burglarizing a neighbors vehicle. Then one of the suspects produced a gun and they both fled. Officers located the suspects a short time later. Juan Antonio Robles-Ramirez, DOB 6/24/1997, was arrested on the above charges. Marcos Oliva-Sazo, DOB 10/3/1993, was arrested for ADW, Firearm, Vehicle Burglary, and Poss. of gun by Prohibited Person.



Case: 22-14203


1928South: Arrest - ADW, Firearm on a Police Officer @5000 block Quail Manor Court

Officers located the suspect who was wanted from a previous crime. John Carpenter, DOB 12/1/1968, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-13287