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Third arrest in Storey County burglaries
by Tribune Staff
Jan 19, 2012 | 1439 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Robert Jake Allen
Robert Jake Allen
RENO — Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a third man in connection with the burglary of guns in Storey County earlier this month.

On Sunday at 6:30 p.m., detectives contacted Robert Jake Allen, a 20-year-old Sun Valley resident, in the 5200 block of Carol Drive. Allen was arrested and booked into Washoe County jail on one count of unlawful use of a credit card and two no bail probation violation charges. No other stolen items were recovered.

On Jan. 9, the Storey County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential burglary in the Virginia City Highlands, where numerous guns and ammunition were stolen, along with credit cards, knives and other property. One of the suspects used a stolen credit card from the burglary in the Reno-Sparks area. The Storey County Sheriff’s Office did a media release with surveillance photo’s from one of the transactions. Based upon the media release, the Storey County Sheriff’s Office received a Secret Witness tip identifying Daniel Garcia, another Sun Valley resident, as a possible suspect. Garcia was arrested Jan. 10.

Detectives are reporting that three firearms (one pistol, one rifle and one shotgun) remain outstanding as well as several bows and knives. Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division at 328-3320 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 322-4900.
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