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THE RENO

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Your Police, Our Community
THE RENO
POLICE DEPARTMENT
Your Police, Our Community
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City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/23/2022

Thursday, September 22, 2022
0026North: BDW, Firearm@9000 block North Virginia Street

The victim was was outside when he heard several gunshots and then realized he had been shot. The victims injury is non-life threatening and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 22-17742


0247Central: Arrest - BDW, Rocks / Battery by a Parolee@1000 block East 4th Street

The victim and suspect were involved in a verbal altercation. When the victim left the suspect followed and began throwing large rocks at the victim. Jim McSurdy, DOB 2/7/1953, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17746


0325South: Attempted Home Invasion @3000 block Lymberry

Officers responded to a report that several subjects were attempting to kick in a front door, but were gone upon their arrival. The suspects have been identified but are still outstanding.



Case: 22-17747


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City of Reno
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/22/2022

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
0020South: Commercial Burglary@2000 block Vassar

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered entry had been made but the suspect was gone upon their arrival. There was no reported loss and the suspect is only described as a Male wearing dark clothing.



Case: 22-17678


2056Central: Arrest - Child Abuse @400 block Kirman Ave.

Ivan Lopez-Mendez, DOB 12/7/1989, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-17740


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City of Reno
Reno Police Department
(775) 334-3850
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/21/2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

0844North: Arrest - Stalking / Harassment / O&R, Fiream / Child Endangerment @9000 block Thornridge Court

Siomele Silifaiva, DOB 9/14/1981, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17622


1221North: Arrest - Trespass / O&R / CCW@800 block Gear Street

Officers responded to a report of an armed unknown subject in neighbors yards. As Officers were taking the suspect into custody for Trespassing he began to physically resist. Ethan Jonas, DOB 4/6/2003, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17630


2204Central: Arrest - Domestic Battery@400 block North Wells Ave.

Carey Christ, DOB 9/22/1965, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-17670


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City of Reno
Reno Police Department
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/20/2022

Monday, September 19, 2022
0402South : Commercial Burglary @4000 block Kietzke Lane

Officers responded to an alarm and discovered entry had been made and a display case had been shattered. There was no reported loss and the suspect is only described as Unknown race, LSW dark colored clothing and a fisherman's type hat.



Case: 22-17545


0921North: Arrest - BDW with Elderly Enhancement / Residential Burglary@1000 block Evans Ave.

The victim had confronted the suspect when he found him in his back yard when the suspect began battering the victim with a metal pole. The suspect fled after a relative of the victim came out and struck him with a baseball bat. Officers located the suspect a short time later and Jeffrey Fredzess, DOB 4/5/1991, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17549


1727North: Arrest - ADW, Firearm / PCS / Prohibited Person in Poss. of a Firearm @Valley Road & Sadlier Way

Officers had responded to a report of a road rage incident involving a gun when they located the suspect vehicle. Willie Starks, DOB 3/27/1994, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17583


2203Central/north: Arrest - GTA / Hit and Run Causing Injury / Felony Eluding@1000 block North McCarran Blvd.

Officers had located a stolen vehicle and attempted to conduct a stop when the suspect sped off at a high rate of speed, striking another vehicle, before crashing. The suspect then attempted to flee on foot but was taken into custody. Joe Gunn, DOB 3/9/1986, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17607


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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/16/2022

Thursday, September 15, 2022
0954North: Shots Fired@2000 block Centennial Way

Officers responded to a report of shots being fired and located a casing. There were no reported injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 



Case: 22-17308


2136North: Arrest - Burglary of a Vehicle @4000 block Texas Ave.

Officers responded to a subject who was reporting a confrontation involving a gun. When Officers made contact with the suspect they discovered he was alone, there was no gun, and he admitted to entering a plane and attempting to get it to fly. Richard Hampt, DOB 6/3/1988, was arrested on the above charge. 



Case: 22-17348


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City of Reno
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9/14/2022

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
0836Central: Arrest - PCS / Sales@300 block Spokane

Officers had responded to this location to investigate a call for service and made contact with the subjects on scene. During the investigation they learned the original call was unfounded but one of the suspects was in possession of a controlled substance. Derry Beach, DOB 10/22/1986, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17168


1503North: Battery With Deadly Weapon, Firearm @2000 Elementary Drive

The victim was riding his bicycle a few days ago at the above location when he heard a gun shot and discovered he had been shot in his hand. The victims injury was non-life threatening and the investigation is ongoing.



Case: 22-17188


1943South: Robbery@5000 block Meadowood Mall Circle

There was a fight at this location and the victim was attempting to disperse a group of onlookers when one of them grabbed the necklaces from her neck and fled. The suspect is described as: H/M/A, or light skinned B/M/A, late teens to early twenties, 5'7" tall, light build, LSW sagging jeans.



Case: 22-17214


2344North: Arrest - ADW, Knife / PCS@400 block Tarn Way

Nathaniel Snooks, DOB 7/2/2003, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17227


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9/13/2022

Monday, September 12, 2022
1034Central: Arrest -BDW, Knife @200 block North Sierra Street

The victim and suspect were involved in a verbal argument that turned physical when the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim. The victims injuries were non-life threatening and Harold Reed, DOB 5/4/1967, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-17099


1651Central: Arrest - CCW / ADW, Firearm / O&R@200 block East 4th Street

The victim and suspect were involved in a verbal altercation when the suspect produced a gun and threatened the victim. The suspect then attempted to flee from Officers. Akil Torain, DOB 5/16/1997, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17122


1812South: Residential Burglary@10000 block Summit Sierra Blvd.

The victim returned home to find personal property had been stolen. There are no suspects at this time. 



Case: 22-17134


1952Central: Arrest - Possess Credit Card with out Owners Consent / O&R @700 block Kuenzli Street

Officers responded to a report of a Burglary and discovered the suspect was also in possession of another persons Credit Card. The suspect then began to resist Officers as they were taking her into custody. Melissa Garland, DOB 10/3/1969, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-17140


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City of Reno
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/9/2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022
0720South: Arrest - Kidnapping / BDW, Knife / Domestic Battery / False Imprisonment@4000 block Elk Creek Drive

Tyler Kazarian, DOB 12/26/1995, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16798


0804Central: Arrest - O&R / Battery on a Protected Person@1st St & Arlington Ave.

When Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect who was throwing rocks at a victim the suspect became uncooperative and began fighting with them. The suspect's identity is unknown and was arrested as a John Doe on the above charges.



Case: 22-16802


1733Central: Arrest: Battery on an Eldery Person / Burglary / Kidnapping@400 block Ridge Street

The suspect and victim were involved in an argument that turned physical when the suspect began battering the victim. Matthew Bernardis, DOB 7/13/1975, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16840


1959Central: Arrest - PCS / Traffic Violations @Center & 7th Streets

Officers conducted a Traffic stop and during the investigation the passenger attempted to flee and they located narcotics. Jasmin Malik, DOB 2/25/1994, was arrested on the above charges. John Chesser, DOB 1/21/1976, was arrested for O&R & Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia



Case: 22-16848


2252South: Arrest - DUI / Intoxicated Person in Possession of a Firearm@700 block South Meadows Pkwy

The victim and suspect became involved in a verbal argument after a minor traffic accident. During the argument the suspect alluded to having a gun. Brandon Lorgeree, DOB 8/21/1989, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16860


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City of Reno
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/8/2022

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
1512South: Arrest - Suspended Plates / Revoked DL / Poss. of Firearm by a Prohibited Person@700 block of Marsh

Officers observed an occupied vehicle with suspended plates and conducted a stop. Meghan Burt, DOB 9/8/1990, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16755


1758South: Arrest - Possession of Stolen Property @3000 block Kietzke Lane

Officers responded to a report that an owner had located his 2 stolen E-bikes and as they arrived they observed the suspect riding one of the e-bikes and conducted a stop. David McKnight, DOB 6/9/1968, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-16770


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
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MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/7/2022

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

0248Central : Arrest - Trespassing / O&R @200 block West 6th Street

Officers were taking the suspect into custody for trespassing when she became combative and began kicking their car and window. Victoria Gomez, DOB 1/6/1987, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16642


0642Central: Arrest - Poss. of Stolen Motor Vehicle / Poss. of Burglary Tools / Driving with Revoked DL@Wells Ave & Kuenzli St.

Officers observed an occupied stolen vehicle and conducted a stop. Justin Riley, DOB 9/16/1981, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16644


1204South: Robbery@6000 block South Virginia Street

The victim was trying on clothing and had stepped out of the dressing room when the suspect entered and stole his belongings. The suspect then fled in his vehicle. The suspect is described as: W/M/A, mid thirties, 6' tall, thin, LSW a red t-shirt. The suspect vehicle is described as a black older sedan with Nevada plates.



Case: 22-16665


1642North: Arrest - Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Machete@7000 block North Virginia Street

The suspect attempted to hit the victim with a Machete. Fermin Virgen-Villa, DOB 2/12/1977, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-16685


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
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For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/2/2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022
0004Central: Arrest - O&R/Ex-Felon in Poss. of a Firearm/Poss. of Short-Barreled Shotgun/Discharge where Others are in Danger@800 block Aitken Street

Officers responded to a report of a subject shooting a gun outside. When they attempted to make contact with the suspect he became uncooperative and refused to exit his residence. Guillermo Ortiz, DOB 3/18/1970, was arrested on the above charges.



Case: 22-16291


Media Update
City of Reno
Reno Police Department
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For Immediate Release

MORNING MEDIA UPDATE

9/1/2022

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
0959South: Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Firearm@4000 block Kietzke Lane

The employee attempted to stop the suspects from exiting before paying for merchandise when one of the suspects produced a gun. Total loss is unknown. The suspects are described as: #1 H/M/A, mid twenties, 6' tall, LSW a white tank top, blue jeans. #2 H/M/A, mid twenties, shorter than 6', LSW a blue t-shirt, blue jeans.



Case: 22-16243


1455North: Arrest: Robbery@10000 block Stead Blvd.

The victim was approached by the suspect who pulled at her purse. The victim was able to retain her purse but the suspect stole her wallet before fleeing.  The suspect was located a short time later. Kevin Cortes, DOB 2/23/2001, was arrested on the above charge.



Case: 22-16258