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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

10/28/2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
0130Central: Attempted Strong Armed Robbery@300 block North Arlington Ave.

The victim was approached by the suspect who grabbed her purse. The victim held on to it and a struggle ensued causing the victim to be dragged across the floor. The suspect then let go and fled to a waiting vehicle. The suspect is described as: Unknown race male, LSW a black jacket, light colored t-shirt, blue shorts, slide style shoes. The suspect vehicle is described as: White Honda CRV. 



Case: 21-20207


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

10/27/2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
1604South: Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Hatchet@4000 block Kietzke Lane

The victim had just escorted the suspect out of the business when the suspect produced a hatchet and threatened the victim before fleeing. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, long dark hair, LSW a black jacket and blue jeans.



Case: 21-20186


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

10/26/2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

1613South: Attempted Robbery @5000 block Meadowood Mall & 3000 block South Virginia Street

The victim was seated in her parked vehicle when the suspect approached, displayed a gun and attempted to steal her purse. The victim screamed and the suspect fled to a waiting vehicle. A short time later the suspect approached another victim, while being armed and attempted to steal that victims purse. The victim fought back and the suspect again fled to a waiting vehicle. The suspect is described as: #1 H/M/A, mid thirties, LSW a white hoodie with a black design a cross the front, light blue jeans. #2 No Description. Suspect Vehicle: 2004 White Chevy Impala. 



Case: 21-20119, 21-20117


2159Central: ADW, Firearm @100 block Kietzke Lane

Officer responded to a report of shots fired and located casings. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 21-20146


2321South: Commercial Burglary@10000 South Virginia Street

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



Case: 21-20151


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

10/22/2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021
0213North: Commercial Burglary @6000 block Sharlands Avenue

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered entry had been made into the business and a cash drawer had been stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-19796


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

10/19/2021

Monday, October 18, 2021
0323North: Commercial Burglary@1000 block West 4th Street

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



Case: 21-19599


0446South: Commercial Burglary@200 block Crummer Lane

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a door to the business had been pried open and interior cabinets had been rummaged through. Total loss if any is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-19602


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

10/15/2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021
0132Central : Arrest - Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Vehicle / Destruction of Property@300 block East 5th Street

The victim was involved in a dispute with a subject when the suspect arrived on scene in his vehicle and accelerated towards the victim. The victim was able to jump out of the way and then returned to his vehicle. The suspect then used his vehicle and rammed the victims vehicle. Jesse Myers, DOB 5/10/1978, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-19335


1711North: Arrest - Robbery@2000 block Northtowne Lane

The victim had attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise when they became involved in a physical confrontation. Bryce Briggs, DOB 2/12/1998, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-19385


1916South: Shots Fired into Residence@1000 block Wilkinson Ave.

The victim reported finding a bullet hole in their window. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 21-19401


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

10/14/2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

0351South: Robbery / Car Jacking@700 block Kietzke Lane

The victim was approached from behind by the suspect who produced a gun and demanded his money and keys. The suspect then drove off in the victim's vehicle. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid twenties, 5'10" tall, LSW a black hoodie.



Case: 21-19260


1204Central: Arrest - BDW, Knife@100 block North Virginia Street

The suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical when the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim in the shoulder. The victims injury is non-life threatening. April Wilson, DOB 2/12/1989, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-19284


2335South: Arrest - Commercial Burglary / Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia@10000 block South Virginia Street

Officers were responding to an alarm when they observed a subject, who matched the description of the suspect, casing another building. Corey Beckett, DOB 3/17/1972, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-19332


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

10/13/2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

0320South: Commercial Burglary@100 block Foothill Road.

The owner responded to an alarm and discovered their machines and safe had been pried open and money stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time. 



Case: 21-19184


0600South: Commercial Burglary@4000 block Mill Street.

Officers responded to a report that a business had been burglarized and discovered the door had been pried open. Their machines and safe had also been pried open and money stolen. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-19188


1202South: Commercial Burglary / Larceny@5000 block Meadowood Mall Circle.

The suspects exited the business without paying for merchandise and entered a Black midsized boxier style SUV. Total loss is unknown. The suspects are only described as: 4 B/F/A's, with longer tight braided hair. 



Case: 21-19212


2217North: Arrest - Battery on a Protected Person / Child Endangerment / O&R / Reckless Driving@4000 block Summit Ridge

Victor Villa, DOB 5/7/1999, was arrested on the above charges. Cristal Villa-Mederos, DOB 12/28/1997, was arrested for Battery on an Officer and O&R. Another suspect, a juvenile, was arrested for MIC & O&R. 



Case: 21-19251


2305North: Battery on a Protected Person, Elderly Enhancement / Defraud Obtaining Services w/o Payment@10000 block North McCarran Blvd.

The victim had driven the suspect to the above location when the suspect said she needed to get money from her residence in order to pay him. When the victim followed the suspect to ensure payment the suspect shoved him causing him to hit his head and loose consciousness. The suspect is described as: B/F/A, 5'8" tall, 160 lbs., mid twenties to early thirties.



Case: 21-19255


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

10/8/2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021
2008Central: BDW, Shooting@500 block east 7th Street

Officers responded to reports of a shooting and located 3 victims with gun shot wounds. All 3 victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 21-18939


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

10/7/2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
0126South: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle@200 block Hillcrest Drive

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Donovan Smikel, DOB 12/5/1993, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-18805


1114South: Commercial Burglary / GTA / DOP@3000 block Mill Street

Employees arrived to find the business had been broken into and an employee motorcycle had been stolen as well as a vehicle belonging to the business  The suspect is described as: W/M/A, 6'-6'2" tall, thin build, LSW a long sleeve blue hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the back, red shorts, tennis shoes.



Case: 21-18850


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

10/6/2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
0010North: Arrest - False Imprisonment / Domestic Battery / O&R@10000 block Stead Blvd.

Brenden Hernandez, DOB 8/13/2003, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18740


1508South: Arrest - Discharge Firearm within a Structure / PCS@2000 block Starburst Way.

The victim reported a wall inside his residence had damage from a gunshot. During the investigation Officers discovered damage to the outside door of another residence and made contact with that resident. Nick Carano, DOB 9/23/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18781


1529North: GTA@10000 block Moya Blvd

An employee arrived to find an enclosed semi trailer full of merchandise had been stolen from the property. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-18784


2224North: Residential Burglary@2000 block Sutro Street

Officers responded to a report of Burglary in progress. However, the suspect was gone upon their arrival. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-18798


2352Central: Shots Fired@4th & Sutro Streets

Officers were in the area when they heard shots fired. They searched the area and discovered several casings. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 21-18801


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

10/5/2021

Monday, October 4, 2021
0007Central: BDW, Bottle@4th St & Evans Ave.

officers responded to a report of a stabbing and located the victim who had not been stabbed but struck in the head with a bottle. The victims injury is non-life threatening and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 21-18659


0052South: Arrest - Attempted Robbery @800 block South Wells Ave.

The suspect asked the employee to make a phone call for him. When the employee refused the suspect produced a gun and also demanded merchandise. The suspect then fled without any merchandise but was located by Officers a short time later. Joseph Jepsen, DOB 11/15/2000, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 21-18660


0343Central: Robbery@700 bock North Virginia Street

The victim attempted to stop the suspects from leaving without paying for merchandise when one of the suspect produced a gun. Total loss is unknown. The suspects are described as: #1 B/M/A, mid twenties, LSW a black Levi hooded jacket, red flannel vest, white pants. #2 W/M/A, LSW a black Jordan hooded jacket, black knit cap, camo pants.



Case: 21-18664


0845North: Arrest - O&R / Battery on an Officer / Ex Felon in Poss of a Firearm / Child Abuse @5000 block West 4th Street

Kary Macleod-Colvin, DOB 7/28/1969, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18532, 21-18675


1932Central: BDW, Stabbing@8th & Record Street

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing and located the victim with a stab wound to the torso. The victims injury is non-life threatening and the suspect is described as: H/M/A, 5'2" tall, LSW a black sweatshirt. 



Case: 21-18728


2112South: Arrest - Attempted Murder / Kidnapping / BDW, Knife / ADW / O&R / Battery@2000 block South Virginia Street.

Robert Francis, DOB 5/5/1985, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18732, 21-18735


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

10/1/2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021
0203Central : Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Vehicle / Ex Felon in Poss. of a Firearm /Poss. of a Stolen Firearm / Poss. Stolen Credit Cards@600 Block North Wells Ave

Officers located an occupied stolen vehicle and made contact with the suspect. During the investigation Officers discovered the suspect was in possession of stolen property. Juan Ortega, DOB 6/12/1975, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18397/21-18399/12-18400


2149North : Arrest - Domestic Battery / Attempted Murder / False Imprisonment / Domestic Battery, Strangulation@2000 block Crestone Drive

Kevin Nye, DOB 10/24/1981, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 21-18386