Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Man Attempting to Break into Girl’s Bedroom

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Man Attempting to Break into Girl’s Bedroom

Reno, NV…Dareo McKenzie, 50, of Lemmon Valley is in custody at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility after a brief standoff with deputies. Shortly after 5:30 a.m. deputies were called to the 8900 block of Limnol Street in Lemmon Valley for a burglary in progress. A father was calling, saying that his home security […]

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office participating in Joining Forces speed safety campaign

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office participating in Joining Forces speed safety campaign

Reno, NV…Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam announced today deputies will be participating in a Joining Forces speed enforcement campaign during the first weeks of summer as part of ongoing efforts to increase safety on Nevada’s roads and highways. “As driving increases with summer vacation and the Fourth of July weekend, our deputies plan to do […]

Horseshoe Hammond Remains Part Of Caesars Entertainment

Horseshoe Hammond Remains Part Of Caesars Entertainment

Reno, NV…The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) amended its order requiring Caesars Entertainment, Inc (NASDAQ: CZR) (“Caesars” or “the Company”) to sell a third casino asset in the state. As a result, Caesars will continue to own and operate Horseshoe Hammond, Indiana Grand, Harrah’s Hoosier Park, and its three off-track betting locations. “We are confident that our continued […]

Meet the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit this Saturday

Meet the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit this Saturday

Reno, NV…The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit invites you to join them for the annual Barks and Badges community event hosted by Washoe County K9 Partners this Saturday at Bartley Ranch Regional Park. Additional K9 demonstrations will be held every hour, including K9s with the Sheriff’s Mounted Horse Unit, K9s with SWAT, and K9s […]

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office sees increase in DUI activity compared to years past

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office sees increase in DUI activity compared to years past

Reno, NV…The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is seeing an increase in Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests and bookings at the Detention Facility. The numbers set forth below include arrests from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department, Nevada Highway Patrol and other agencies who have booked persons at the Washoe […]

Covina Man Arrested after Chase, Stop & Seizure Yields 10lbs of Meth & 2,000 Fentanyl Pills,

Covina Man Arrested after Chase, Stop & Seizure Yields 10lbs of Meth & 2,000 Fentanyl Pills,

Reno, NV…WCSO traffic stop leads to chase, arrest, and seizure of trafficking-quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl pills. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Epimegnio Romero-Jimenez, 33, of Covina, California on June 20, 2021 for more than a dozen charges – most pertaining to drugs and trafficking. Shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, deputies attempted to […]

Mining Accident Claims Life of 75 Year Old

Mining Accident Claims Life of 75 Year Old

Reno, CA…Shortly after 8:00 this morning, Washoe County Sheriff’s – Hasty Team members, along with deputies and detectives were called out to Olinghouse for a mining accident. A 75-year-old hobbyist was mining with a friend near the remote mining camp/ghost town. The ground beneath him caved in, and the man succumbed to his injuries. HASTY […]

The Wild West Hackin’ Fest Training the Next Generation of Security Professionals is Going on Now Through June 18th

The Wild West Hackin’ Fest Training the Next Generation of Security Professionals is Going on Now Through June 18th

Sparks, NV…The Wild West Hackin’ Fest is hosting a hybrid Cyber Security conference at the Nugget Casino Resort running through Friday, June 18th. With the recent breaches (Colonial Pipeline, JBS, etc.) education is more important than ever. The Wild West Hackin’ Fest is one of the first Cyber Security conferences nationwide to do an in-person […]

Secret Witness Tip Leads to Arrest in Counterfeit Check Scam

Secret Witness Tip Leads to Arrest in Counterfeit Check Scam

Reno, NV…Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested the suspect in a counterfeit check scam. On May 13, 2021 the Sheriff’s Office requested help from the community in identifying a man seen in surveillance images while cashing counterfeit U.S. Treasury checks at an area casino. Within two days, detectives had a probable identity of the […]