Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Mar 25, 2023 - 3:35PM

For Immediate Release

Witnesses Sought by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

For media inquiries contact:
Sgt. Kristin Vietti
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-328-6336
Cell: 775-895-0027

On March 23, 2023, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office located a deceased person off the dirt extension of North Virginia St. between Red Rock Road and White Lake Parkway near the railroad tracks.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone who may have been in this area between 5:00 am and 12:00 pm on March 23, 2023, please contact Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives at 775-328-3320.


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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