Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Public Assistance in Missing Person Case

Reno, CA….On March 2, 2014, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to a reported missing female in the 12000 block of Ocean View Drive in Spanish Springs, Nevada.


The missing woman is identified as 56 year-old Colleen Muhl. She was last known to be at her Ocean View residence on February 17, 2014.

Muhl’s family and friends are concerned because she has failed to return their calls. Her whereabouts since February 17 are unknown. Based on the circumstances, Detectives suspect foul play and are currently following several leads.

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information from the public that may assist with this case. Anyone with information about the possible whereabouts of Colleen Muhl are urged to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-785-WCSO (9276) or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

photo: Colleen Muhl


The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.