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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

11/28/2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
0215Central: Commercial Burglary@South Wells Ave.

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a window had been broken and entry had been made. Total loss if any is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-24962


1630Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Stolen Motor Vehicle @North Wells Ave.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Elizabeth Moreno, DOB 11/27/1980, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-25000


2330North: ADW, Firearm@North McCarran Blvd.

The victim and suspect were involved in an altercation when the suspect produced a gun and threatened the victim before fleeing. The suspect has been identified but is still outstanding.



Case: 18-25021


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

11/27/2018

Monday, November 26, 2018
0109North: Arrest - Intimidating a Public Officer/Trespassing/Petit Larceny/O&R @Vista Knoll Pkwy.

Officers responded to a report of an unwanted subject causing a disturbance. When they attempted to make contact with the suspect he became uncooperative and combative. James Arthur Warren, DOB 12/25/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-24881


0530North: Residential Burglaries@Golden Eagle Drive

Officers responded to a report of a residential burglary. During their investigation they discovered several other residences in the area had also been burglarized. There are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-24890, 18-24893, 18-24886, 18-109260


1154Central: Arrest - Battery on Protected Person/O&R@East 4th St.

Officers responded to a report of an ADW with a Knife. When they made contact with the suspect he attempted to run and then bit an Officer. Officers then discovered there had been no attempted ADW. William Nusbaum, DOB 6/12/1982, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-24913


1246South: Shooting@South Virginia & Wells Ave.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 18-24922


2219South: Arrest - Sexual Assault@Round Robin Ln.

Luis Padilla, DOB 12/17/1983, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-24960


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

11/26/2018

Friday, November 23, 2018
0530                       South: Commercial Burglary@1200 blk California Ave

The suspect entered through a broken front window. There was an alarm system active. Suspect grabbed merchandise and left the store.  Suspect description at this time is an unknown race male wearing a hooded sweatshirt and gloves.

Case#18-24701

2342                       North: O & R @600 blk Denslowe

Officers responded on the report of a domestic disturbance. Once on scene, the male was contacted outside and immediately took up an active aggressive stance challenging the officers to fight. The male then walked away from officers and again threatened the officers that he would strike them. An Officer deployed his Taser and the male was taken into custody.

Arrested: Golding, Milo 8/24/87

Case#18-24752

Saturday, November 24, 2018
0630                       Central: Domestic Battery @700 blk E. 2nd St

The defendant was on scene and involved in a physical domestic disturbance. She was arrested.

 Arrested: Haines, Annee (6/18/87)

Case#18-24768

1932                       Central: Simple Battery Arrest @300 blk N Center St.

The suspect was arrested for striking the victim on the face with a cell phone

Arrested: Rueben Delgado (6-2-92)

Case#18-24803

2008                       North: DUI and O&R Arrest @Lemmon Dr./Arkansas Dr.

RPD officers and WCSO deputies responded to the area in reference to an accident. They contacted the driver/suspect who became physically uncooperative and attempted to punch an Officer.

Arrested: Kevin Neil (10-12-86)

Case#18-24804

2047                       South: BDW-Stabbing @3600 blk S. Virginia

A large group rented the building for a party. The victim got into a fight with several unknown suspects and was stabbed in the upper right chest. He was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Case#18-24807

Sunday, November 25, 2018
0353                       North: Recovered stolen vehicle / accident @1200 blk Keystone Av.

At approximately 0312 a silver Subaru Impreza was stolen from a residence. At approximately 0353 hours, An Officer observed the vehicle in the area of Lakeridge and Keystone Av. and the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed and crashed into a fence. The male driver fled, but two juvenile passengers were detained by officers. The juvenile passengers were cited for curfew and released to their parents.

Suspect: Male, LSW a grey sweatshirt

Cited: Juvenile

Cited: Juvenile

Case#18-24825

1059                       Central: Domestic Battery w/ Deadly Weapon @400 blk Lake St

The suspect and victim were engaged in a verbal altercation, when at some point it turned physical.  The defendant punched the victim in the face, then, picked up a broken and jagged piece of a metal broom handle which she used to stab the victim in the abdomen. 

Arrested: Braun, Trisha (02/28/1976)

Case#18-24845

1532                       Central: Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle arrest @1000 blk E. 6th Street

An Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and learned that it was stolen

Defendant:  Moran, Austin 1/8/99

Recovered Stolen Vehicle:  '01 Dodge Caravan

Case#18-24583 and 18-24857

2155                       North: Recovered Occupied Stolen Vehicle, Warrant Arrest X3@Sutro St/ Wedekind Rd.

An Officer observed a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store and conducted a traffic stop. The driver also had 3 active warrants.

Arrested: Crowley, Christopher 4/25/79

Vehicle: 2018 Jeep Compass

Case#18-24872

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

11/21/2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
0353South: Commercial Burglary@Edison Way

An employee arrived to find a window had been broken and entry had been made. Total loss is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-24509


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

11/20/2018

Monday, November 19, 2018
1714Central: Arrest - Child Abuse @West 4th St.

Ewan Drayer, DOB 7/3/1981 and Shawnie Teninty, DOB 7/26/1995, were arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-24493


1826South: BDW, Firearm@Isbell at Sigg

The victim answered a knock at this door and was shot in the leg by one of the suspects. The victims injury is non-life threatening. The suspect are described as: #1 Unknown race male, LSW a red hat and dark clothing. #2 Unknown race male, LSW a black hat, jeans and a dark hooded sweatshirt. 



Case: 18-24495


1919Central: Arrest - PSMV@East 6th St.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Matthew Svendsen, DOB 7/17/1986, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-24499


2201Central : Arrest - PSMV/Petit Larceny@East 2nd St.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect being held for stealing items from a vehicle. During the investigation they learned the vehicle had been stolen. Jared Stewart, DOB 2/2/1986, was arrested on the above charges.                                                                                                 



Case: 18-24505


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

11/19/2018

 

Friday, November 16, 2018

1520                       South: Child Neglect Arrest @2400 blk Flagg

Officers responded to an Elementary School reference unsupervised children. Officers attempted to contact the mother with no result. Officers responded to the apartment and found unsanitary living conditions and a 14-year-old child at the residence.  

Arrested: RODRIGUEZ, MELISSA   DOB: 08/09/1975

Case#18-24265

1740                       South: Robbery @5000 Meadowood Mall Circle

Officers responded to a department store reference a robbery.  A male and female Suspect known from previous arrests were observed concealing the items.  The female and male exited separately.  The male was confronted by Security, he acknowledged that he remembered them and stated that he had weapons as he reached into his bag.  Security backed away and the Suspect fled. 

Case#18-24274

1905                       South: Robbery / O&R / Battery / Disturbing the Peace @9700 blk South Virginia

Officers responded reference a Suspect fighting with Security.  Officers arrived and detained the Defendant.  Officers learned the Defendant caused a disturbance, and battered one of the employees so Loss Prevention decided to arrest him. Stolen property was located on his person.   Defendant refused to identify himself.  

Defendant:  Corey Jackson 6-19-1997

Case#18-24282

2011                       Central: Larceny Not Amounting to Robbery/Elderly Enhancement @200 blk N. Virginia

Victim was playing slot machines at a casino and had a coin purse in front of him containing a large sum of money. The suspect grabbed it and ran out of the casino. The victim gave chase and drew the attention of a citizen who chased the suspect and then detained the suspect until officers arrived. Officers found the suspect still in possession of the money, and were able to release it to the victim. He admitted stealing the money to officers and was taken to jail

Arrested: NESTOR, Jeremiah James 09/21/1990

Case#18-24286

2030                       South: Attempted GTA / Possession of Burglary Tools / DOP / Possession of Stolen Property@13900 blk South Virginia

Defendant was observed inside a truck that was not his.  The owner was alerted and the owner and co-workers detained the Defendant.   Defendant had the key to the vehicle he was in, a key to another vehicle on scene that was not his, a key ring with multiple shaved keys on it on his person.   Defendant damaged the truck that he was located inside of by the Witness prior to being discovered.

Defendant:  Reynaldo Arteaga  5-19-1986

Case#18-24292

2036                       Central: Jaywalking/O & R/ Possession of Paraphernalia @300 blk W. Arlington

Officers observed the suspect jaywalking. Upon stopping the suspect he had possession of a large knife and was placed into handcuffs. The suspect got up and was going to run, but Officer were able to control him.

Defendant: OLSEN, Brandon Thomas 06/28/1981

Case#18-24289

Saturday, November 17, 2018

1121                       South: PSMV, Eluding (F), Hit and Run@2000 Blk of Yori

An RPD Officer located an occupied stolen vehicle in the area of Virginia and Hubbard. As Officers were following the vehicle it fled at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later located, having been involved in an accident, in the 2000 block of Yori Ave. Several witnesses stated the suspect ran on foot into a nearby apartment. The suspect was located at the apartment and detained. While on scene a citizen approached and stated that while fleeing from Officers the suspect struck her vehicle.

Arrested: BELTRAN, ROBERT (8/10/93)

Case#18-24325

1822                       North: DUI/Child Endangerment@7th/ Wells

An RPD Officer stopped a mini van for no registration and a tail light violation.  While speaking with the driver he discovered that she was impaired by Marijuana.  There were two juveniles inside the van, age 8 and 4 yrs old. The 4 yr old was unrestrained in the vehicle.

Arrested: Petre, Yanie     10-28-1978

Case#18-24348

2143                       South: Battery on a Peace Officer / O&R / PCS / Drug Paraphernalia / Bicycle Lamp Violation @Gentry at Yori

A bicyclist was stopped for a lamp violation and found to have a probation warrant.  The Defendant was handcuffed and then shoulder checked the arresting Officer attempting to flee.  The Defendant was restrained and narcotics and drug paraphernalia was located on his person.  

Defendant:  Rodrigo Vazquez  3-2-1984

Case#18-24361

 

Sunday, November 18, 2018

1607                       North: PSMV @9th/Virginia Streets

An RPD Officer located the vehicle mobile and occupied in the area listed. Officers detained the driver. During the interview Alcorn admitted he believed the vehicle was stolen, was in possession of several "Jiggle Keys" and had a revoke driver's license.

Arrested: ALCORN, Shane/08-27-1975

PSMV/Poss. Burglary Tools/Revoked D/L

Case#18-24404

Entered: thompsond@reno.gov 11/18/2018 1903 Edited: thompsond@reno.gov 11/18/2018 1904

1929                       South: Obstructing and Resisting Arrest @Glenda Way / Clover Way

An RPD Officer attempted to stop a vehicle with no plates that failed to stop at two stop signs.  The vehicle fled and the Officer discontinued his attempt to stop the vehicle. The Officer checked the area and located the vehicle parked with three Suspect's fleeing on foot.  The Officer caught one of the Suspect's in a foot pursuit and took him into custody. 

Defendant:  Dakota Downs  7-11-1994

Case#18-24412

2249                       North: Homicide@2374 Wedekind Rd.

See Press Release

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

11/16/2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018
1800Central: BDW, Knife/Robbery@East 6th Street

The victim stated he was at the above location when a suspect approached, stabbed him and then stole his money. The victims injury is non-life threatening and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-24213


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

11/15/2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
1518Central: Arrest - Fraud/Burglary/Forgery @Northtowne Ln.

The suspect was attempting to obtain merchandise using fraudulent identification. During the investigation, Officers learned the suspect was involved in previous similar crimes. Keury Almonte-Torres, DOB 3/19/1997, was arrested on the above charges. 



Case: 18-24123


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

11/14/2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
0001South: Armed Robbery, Firearm@East Patriot Blvd.

The employees were approached by the suspect who was armed with a gun and demanded the money. Total loss has not been disclosed. The suspect is described as: W/M/A or B/M/A, light skinned, dressed in all black.



Case: 18-23992


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

11/13/2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

1530                                       Central: ADW with Firearm/PCS for Sales/ Arrest on Two Previous Cases
Defendant: Deadrin "Dre" Carter 6/8/98

Charges: Brandishing, PCS, PCS for Sales, BDW w/ Substantial Injury, Statutory                  Sexual Seduction

Case#18-23834, 18-23457, 18-21581

2211                       North: PSMV/PCS/Traffic Charges @1700 blk Sutro Street

An RPD Officer located a stolen vehicle parked in front of the business.  The vehicle went mobile and was stopped in the area and the driver arrested. During a search, officers found the defendant was in possession of narcotics.

Defendant: Hutton, Casandra D.O.B. 8/14/90

Case#18-23571

Sunday, November 11, 2018

2044                       Central: Accident- Damage to City Property@Ryland/High Streets

A single vehicle accident occurred at the above intersection. When officers arrived, the driver exhibited signs of intoxication and admitted to drinking and was later booked on the listed charges.

Defendant: Jacob Gomez (5/16/90)

Charges: Failure To Maintain a Lane, DUI (1st Offense)

Case#18-23918

Monday, November 12, 2018

0952                       North: Stalking arrest @6300 blk Mae Anne Ave

An Officer was attempting to take the defendant into custody for stalking when the suspect attempted to push the Officer.  There was a brief struggle and the defendant then surrendered after being taken to the ground. 

Defendant:  Khamis, Arthur 2/9/69

Case#18-23938

1351                       Central: Recovered Stolen Vehicle/Eluding @1650 blk Dayton Way

An Officer spotted a stolen motorcycle.  The defendant fled at a high rate of speed.  The defendant then ended up ditching the motorcycle.  The Officer spotted the suspect who hid in a backyard. A search of several yards and eventually the suspect was located by the K-9. 

Defendant:  Phillips, Steven 5/5/88

Case#18-23947

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

11/9/2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018
0432South: Commercial Burglary@East Plumb Lane

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered a window had been broken and merchandise was stolen. Total loss has not been disclosed and there are no suspects at this time.



Case: 18-23645


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

11/8/2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
1936North: Battery with Substantial Bodily Harm@Paradise Park

The victim had observed a suspect battering another subject. When the victim attempted to intervene she was battered by the suspect. The victim injuries were severe but not-life threatening. The suspect is described as: B/M/A, heavy set, no facial hair, LSW a dark blue or black shirt.



Case: 18-23635


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

11/7/2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
2315South: Arrest - Attempted Carjacking Arrest@Moana & Kietzke Lane

The victim was in her vehicle stopped at a stop light when the suspect approached on foot and began pounding on her passenger window demanding that she get out of the vehicle. John Rodriguez, DOB 4/23/1984, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 18-23567


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

0149North: Arrest - GTA/PCS/Trafficking/PSP@North Virginia Street

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Upon taking the suspect into custody Officers found he was in possession of a controlled substance.



Case: 18-23568


News Release
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
Officer Travis Warren
Media Relations Officer
(775) 334-3850
warrent@reno.gov
For Immediate Release

Press Release

11/7/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Primary Contact: Officer Travis Warren, Public Information Officer

Reno Police Department

warrent@reno.gov | o:775-334-3850 c:775-870-6832

 

 

Missing Person 

 

 

Reno, NV—

 

The Reno Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Sonya Pierce. Ms. Pierce is 48 years old. She stands 5’10” and weighs 155 lbs. She was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt and jeans and may not be wearing shoes. Ms. Pierce was last seen walking away from St. Mary's hospital after 8:00 pm.  She is known to frequent the Reno Tahoe Airport and the Grand Sierra Resort. Ms. Pierce may appear to be confused or disorientated.  

 

Anyone having any information about this case is asked to contact the Reno Police Department at (775) 334-2188, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.comm, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP411) keyword – SW.

 

 

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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

11/6/2018

0915                       North: ADW/ Harassement@180 blk Grandpoint way
                       The suspect pulled out a knife and threatened the roommates. 

Arrested:  Christopher Marsland 2-27-86

Case#18-23180

Saturday, November 3, 2018

1131                       Central/north: ADW x 2  10-32 @ 1400 blk Stardust St

An RP called to report a subject waving a gun making threats.  As officers were enroute to the location, a second reporting party stated the subject got into a vehicle and was heading towards downtown. Officers found the vehicle and the subject with the gun was located in the vehicle.  There were several subjects in the vehicle that had warrants/ drugs.  Officers also located two handguns in the vehicle along with narcotics.

Arrested:

Aguila, Ricardo DOB:  06-15-99

Hayes, Schuyler  2-26-00 (Warrants)

Mitchell, Venecia  3-3-99 (PCS)

Case#18-23292

1955                       South: Child Endangerment/Domestic Battery/Gross Mis. DOP@500 blk S Virginia Street                             Defendant: Hoffman, Joel 06/07/1966

Case#18-23356

Monday, November 5, 2018

0145                       North: Disturbing the Peace, O&R, Injured Officer @ 1050 blk Nevada St.

Defendant was grossly intoxicated and actively banging on several doors to an apartment complex causing a disturbance. When Officer arrived he continued to be uncooperative and was found to be grossly intoxicated. Officers went to detain the male who continued to fight.

Arrested: Chandler, Wesley 3/1/90

Case#18-23407

0513                       Central: Homicide@16 blk S. Sierra St.

See Press Release

1111                       North: Trespassing @10300 blk N. McCarran Blvd

The defendant was on top of a building at this location stripping live wiring.  They thought he would electrocute himself.  Officers located the defendant hiding on the roof.    

Defendant:  Fowler, James 12/2/88

Case#18-23436

1735                       Central: BDW and Robbery Arrest@600 blk N. Wells Avenue

See Press Release

1823                       South: DUI Crash involving Officers @S Virginia St/Mt Rose Hwy

Officers were conducting a traffic crash investigation in the turn lane to Geiger Grade. As they were processing paperwork in their vehicles, a driver later determined to be DUI, struck the marked police truck from the rear. This caused the Officer to be ejected from the driver's side onto the roadway. The energy pushed the Officer’s vehicle into the other Officer’s vehicle. This Officer was leaning across the seat at the time of impact which caused the gun rack to strike him in the back of the head, and projected him to the floor-board. Officers checked the welfare of the suspect driver once they regrouped after the crash. Both Officers are OK. NHP handling investigation.

Arrested: FLANIGAN, Kellie/03-15-1965

Case#18-23461

2122                       South: ADW/Burglary/O&R/Trespass@3900 blk Spring Dr.

See Press Release

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

11/2/2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018
0044South: Commercial Burglary@California Ave.

The owner of the business responded to a report of an alarm and discovered entry had been made. Total loss has not been disclosed. The suspect is described as: Unknown race male, 5'10"-6'1" tall, 170-200 lbs., LSW a jacket, hoodie and baseball cap.



Case: 18-23079


2002Central: Arrest - Poss. of a Dangerous Drug/Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia/O&R@North Virginia St.

Officers observed several subjects involved in drug activity. They had made contact with one of the suspects and were taking him into custody when he attempted to get away. Delbert Ferraris, DOB 5/28/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 18-23156


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

11/1/2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
0340South: Attempted Commercial Burglary@South Virginia St.

Officers responded to an alarm and learned entry had not been made into the business. There was no loss. The 3 suspects are only described as wearing hoodies and dark clothes.



Case: 18-23024