Sheriff’s Office Releases “Joining Forces” DUI Checkpoint Statistics from Super Bowl Sunday

Sheriff’s Office Releases “Joining Forces” DUI Checkpoint Statistics from Super Bowl Sunday

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office hosted a multi-agency “Joining Forces” DUI checkpoint on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2012. This was a multi-agency partnership with the Reno Police Department, Nevada Highway Patrol, Sparks Police Department, Washoe County School Police, University of Nevada Police Department, and the Carson City and Storey County Sheriff’s Office. The “Joining […]

Sheriff’s Detectives Investigate a Lemmon Valley Suspicious Death

Sheriff’s Detectives Investigate a Lemmon Valley Suspicious Death

On Sunday, February 5, 2012 at approximately 1:20 a.m., the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a victim at Renown Regional Medical Center, suffering from life-threatening injuries. Patrol units responded and were later advised the victim, a 19 year-old white male Reno resident, was deceased. The victims name is being withheld pending a […]

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Today

Today’s multi-agency “Joining Forces” DUI Checkpoint will be operational on northbound Pryamid Highway by the Lazy 5 Regional Park/Spanish Springs Library entrance from 3:30-10pm. Interviews at the DUI Checkpoint will be limited to a one-hour time frame from 5-6pm. Activity results from the DUI Checkpoint will be released on Monday, February 6, 2012 by 2pm.

Sheriff’s Deputies Investigate a Major Bicycle Accident in Spanish Springs

Sheriff’s Deputies Investigate a Major Bicycle Accident in Spanish Springs

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries to a 12-year-old boy while he was riding his bicycle in the 400 block of Rockwell Blvd on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at approximately 5:38 p.m. Preliminary information at the scene revealed that the boy, while on his […]

Sheriff’s Office Provides Helpful Information on What To Do After a Fire

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform those residents whose homes were impacted by the Washoe Fire to contact the Crisis Call Center at 1-800-992-5757. The Crisis Call Center will provide information on what steps to take to recover from a wild land fire. Citizens can also download this information at www.washoecounty.us by […]

Washoe County Sheriffs Office Providing Updates on Washoe Drive Brush Fire

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is calling for immediate evacuations in Old Washoe Valley, Saint James Place, and Pleasant Valley. Pleasant Valley Elementary School has been evacuated by school police. Parents are asked to pick up their children at Damonte Ranch High School. Please note that parents or guardians must have identification to pick up […]

Lake Wind Advisory for Greater Lake Tahoe Area, CA

Lake Wind Advisory for Greater Lake Tahoe Area, CA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 9 PM PST WEDNESDAY. * WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. * WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET… WITH LARGEST WAVES OVER MID LAKE WATERS AND ALONG […]

Parolee Loren Herzog’s death investigated as possible suicide

SUSANVILLE – Parolee Loren Herzog, 46, was found dead at his trailer on state property outside the perimeter of High Desert State Prison (HDSP) on January 16, 2012, at approximately 11 p.m. Herzog’s parole agent had been alerted by the GPS system that Herzog’s monitoring ankle bracelet was indicating a low battery. The agent notified […]

Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Third Person Connected to the Storey County Burglaries

Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Third Person Connected to the Storey County Burglaries

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a third male in connection with the Storey County burglaries. On Sunday, January 15, 2012 at approximately 6:30 PM, Detectives contacted Robert Jake Allen, a 20 year old Sun Valley resident, in the 5200 block of Carol Drive. Allen was arrested, transported and booked into the Washoe County Sheriff’s […]

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