For Immediate Release
PR #:1700074
Date Issued:Sep 08, 2017 - 2:39pm

Washoe County Sheriff's Detectives investigating two construction site burglaries that took place over the past two days

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are currently investigating two large commercial burglaries that took place between Wednesday night and Friday morning at construction sites in different parts of the county.

The first is believed to have occurred sometime between 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 and 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 7 at a construction site near the intersection of Hawco Court and Ingenuity Avenue in Spanish Springs. More than $100,000 worth of equipment and tools were reported missing in this incident.

Early in the morning of Friday, September 8, 2017, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a burglary had occurred sometime overnight at a construction site located near the intersection of Truckee Canyon Court and Canyon River Court east of Lockwood. Loss from this burglary was estimated at approximately $10,000 worth of equipment and tools.

Detectives have not yet been able to determine if the two burglaries are related.

Anyone with information that might assist in these investigations is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.


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 Chuck Allen is the 26th 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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