Sheriff's Office

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Date Issued:
Aug 20, 2021 - 12:38PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators asking for public’s help in identifying burglar

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Sarah Johns
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6235
Cell: 775-391-0407

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are attempting to identify a suspect in recent vehicle burglaries.

Patrol deputies were called out to the Woodland Village neighborhood in Cold Springs between August 19th – August 20th, 2021, for a reported vehicle burglary where a semiautomatic handgun was stolen out of a vehicle. Patrol deputies canvassed the neighborhood and identified a second vehicle burglary victim. This victim’s surveillance cameras captured the suspect accessing entry into their vehicle.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect pictured below is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. Reference case number: WC21-4031.



The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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