Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Mar 19, 2021 - 9:57AM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives seeking public’s help in finding missing, endangered teen

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

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding 14-year-old Destiny Elizabeth Jacobsen.

Destiny was last seen by her family walking away from her Sun Valley residence on February 10, 2021. Destiny is an eighth grader at Desert Skies Middle School. She may be with her 15-year-old boyfriend in Marysville, California or Washington State.

Destiny is described as having brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5’2” and weighs 150 pounds.

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 #WC21-630.



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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