Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Nov 19, 2021 - 7:36AM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives seek public’s help in finding missing teen

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

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing 15-year-old girl last seen by family in June of 2021. Detectives and the girl’s family are concerned for her welfare.

Destiny Jacobsen is a chronic runaway. Destiny’s family last heard from her on September 17, 2021 when she contacted them by phone.  She has family in Chowchilla, California and in Uinta County, Wyoming.

If you have any information which can help authorities locate Destiny, please call the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division at (775) 328-3320. Refer to case #WC21-2793.




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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