Sheriff's Office

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Date Issued:
Sep 04, 2022 - 8:30PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team Looking for Missing Woman near Pyramid Lake

For media inquiries contact:
Bryan Samudio
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6234
Cell: 775-484-9820

At approximately 8:00PM on Sunday, September 4, 2022, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team was alerted to a woman who had gone missing near Pyramid Lake.  34-year-old Cindy Matthews was last seen at 9:00AM on Sunday, September 4, 2022, on the west side of Pyramid Lake.  Matthews is described as 5-foot-2-inches tall, weighing 180 pounds.  She has brown hair and brown eyes.  If you have any information about the disappearance of Cindy Matthews, you are asked to call the WCSO at 775-785-WCSO (9276).


Cindy Matthews (DOB 3/24/1988)

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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