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Repeat burglary offender arrested
by Tribune Staff
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Meredith O’Flaherty
Meredith O’Flaherty
RENO — Meredith O’Flaherty has been arrested by detectives of the Northern Nevada Repeat Offender Program. O’Flaherty’s criminal history dates back to 1995 with seven prior felony convictions.

On Tuesday, detectives arrested O’Flaherty for two counts of burglary, two counts of possession of stolen property, one count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and one count of obtaining money under false pretenses.

Patrol officers initially identified O’Flaherty’s involvement in a series of burglaries, including the theft of an urn that

contained the remains of the victim’s spouse. The victim was a refugee from the Holocaust and her husband was a long-time casino employee in the Reno area. Repeat Offender Program detectives were able to recover the urn along with additional property from that burglary and several others. Detectives found O’Flaherty driving a stolen vehicle in the afternoon and subsequently arrested her in the residence of an acquaintance

There are additional arrests pending regarding this burglary series. The Northern Nevada Repeat Offender Program is comprised of detectives from the Reno and Sparks police departments.
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