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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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Sex offender notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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'Joining Forces' Campaign issues citations
From April 1 to April 22, the Sparks Police Department, Reno Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff's Office and Nevada Highway Patrol have been 'Joining Forces' to enforce traffic laws in and around intersections throughout the region.
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SPD responded to 'shots fired' call
Saturday (4/20) at approximately 2:36 pm, the Sparks Police Department responded to a call of shots being fired in the area of 18th and Wedekind Road. Upon arrival, officers met with witnesses, who stated that in the area of Gault and Wedekind they observed a black passenger car, possibly a BMW or a Mercedes and an unknown make or model white over red convertible drive up along side one another.
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Domestic violence call in Sparks
At 11:57 a.m. Saturday, the Sparks Police Department received two 911 calls of a man battering and strangling a female in front of a trailer located at 501 El Rancho.
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Attempted homicide charge in family dispute
At 10:01 p.m. Sunday, Sparks Police officers responded to the report of shots being fired in the area of the 7300 Block of Rota Court in Sparks.
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Reno sex offender information
Charles Irwin Jackson, 49, has been assessed as a Tier III Offender by the State of Nevada Sex Offender Registry.
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Woman killed in single-vehicle rollover Washoe County
RENO — Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover Wednesday evening on Alt US 395 in Washoe County, about 1,024 feet north of mile marker six. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta occupied by a female, was traveling southbound on the two-lane highway near mile marker six. For an unknown reason the Volkswagen crossed the northbound lane, over corrected re-entering the sou...
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$500 reward offered — BDW shots fired
SPARKS — Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the shots fired in the area of 600 block of Field St. Sparks, NV. On August 25, 2012 at about 11 p.m., Sparks Police officers responded to the 600 block of Field St. on the report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they were told by witnesses that multiple shots had been fir...
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Joint Operation to Enforce Underage Drinking Laws
Reno — On Friday and Saturday, officers from the University of Nevada Police Department and Reno Police Department joined forces to address underage drinking. The area of the operation was in the surrounding neighborhoods of the University of Nevada. During the two-day operation, 32 misdemeanor citations were issued and seven people were arrested for various underage drinking violations. There will be more of these operations throughout the ye...
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Two People Arrested After Shooting on Wedekind Road
Reno — On August 25, 2012 at approximately 4 p.m., numerous calls to 911 were received reporting several shots being fired in the 1600 block of Wedekind Road. Officers of the Reno Police Department as well as the Regional Gang Unit responded to the area. Witnesses reported a blue Suburban driven by a female, and a male passenger had driven westbound on Wedekind Road from Sutro Street where three shots were fired into the air by the male passen...
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Motorcyclist dies in crash with FedEx truck
Police say a 54-year-old Reno man died when his motorcycle hit the front of a FedEx truck at about 8 a.m. Friday.
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Reward offered in Smith’s armed robbery case
Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with armed robbery of the Smith’s Market located at 750 S. Meadows Pkwy. in Reno.
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Police: Rodney King death ruled accidental
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Rodney King had been drinking and was on drugs when he plunged into a swimming pool and accidentally drowned in June, a coroner’s report released Thursday concluded. The report confirmed a previous police conclusion that King died by accident, and the case will be closed, Rialto police Capt. Randy DeAnda said. “It concludes our investigation,” he said. “Basically, our investigation revealed the same conclusion and now ...
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Prosecution: Holmes made threats before rampage
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The man accused in the Aurora movie theater mass shooting had been banned from the University of Colorado after making threats and failing a key exam six weeks before the rampage, prosecutors said Thursday. The new charges against James Holmes emerged as part of efforts to convince a judge to allow the prosecution access to 100 pages of education records subpoenaed from the school where he had been a neuroscience doctoral c...
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Sherrif’s Citizen Corps volunteers help safeguard river parks
Help the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers who are helping to keep an eye on some of Washoe County’s popular river parks during the month of August.
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Sparks police, NHP reach agreement
The Nevada Highway Patrol and the Sparks Police Department recently entered into an official joint agreement defining the roles and responsibilities each entity will provide as it relates to traffic management and enforcement on the section of McCarran Boulevard between the Truckee River and El Rancho Drive.
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Sparks police in search of armed robber
SPARKS — Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a victim at the Smith’s Grocery Store 1855 Baring Blvd. in Sparks. On Monday at about 11:03 p.m. officers of the Sparks Police Department responded to the Smith’s Grocery Store on the report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival ...
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Sex offender relocates to Reno
RENO — The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High- Risk) Sex Offender.  Jeremiah Greaney, 40, has been assessed as a Tier III Offender by the State of Nevada Sex Offender Registry. He has notified the Reno Police Department that he will be residing in the 1600 block of Oakhurst Avenue, Reno, and is currently unemployed.  Greaney is in compliance with ...
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