Archives for September 2019

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Reward offered in Sparks murder

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information on a murder in Sparks. It happened Saturday morning on the 200 block of 22nd Street. Police said they found a man unresponsive in the parking lot of a nearby motel. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

16 arrested at Street Vibrations Fall Rally in Reno

This weekend’s Street Vibrations Fall Rally in Reno led to 16 arrests. Police nabbed three drivers for DUI. More than 70 drivers were cited for various traffic violations.

Pets saved, home damaged in Golden Valley fire

A home sustains serious damage in a fire in Golden Valley. Truckee Meadows firefighters say the fire at Remington Road and Winchester Drive started in the garage Saturday and quickly spread to the home. KOLO-TV reports two pets were saved. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Facial recognition technology tested at McCarran Airport

Facial recognition technology was tested at McCarran International Airport. The Las Vegas Review journal reports the month-long trial in the TSA pre-check lane in Terminal 3 began in late August and ended last week. The test takes passengers photo and holds it up against an image from the passenger’s identity document.

Man struck, killed after laying down on Reno roadway

A man is dead after police say he laid down in the roadway and a vehicle ran over him in Reno. Police were called to East Fourth Street and Evans Avenue for reports of a pedestrian crash Saturday. They say the offending vehicle is a light-colored full-sized pick-up truck that fled the scene. Secret Witness is offering a $500 reward for information in the case.

Body found at Seven Eleven Motorlodge in Reno

A body is found at the Seven Eleven Motorlodge in Reno. Police were called to the 400 block of West 2nd Street Saturday. It’s unclear whether the person’s death is being considered suspicious.

Police hunt for red truck they say struck woman outside Rivers Edge RV Park

Police in Sparks are looking for a red truck that they say struck a woman in a hit-and-run Friday night. Police say a red truck hit another car near the Rivers Edge RV Park, when the woman got out, police say the red truck struck her. She was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Body found in Yerington field identified

We now have the name of a man whose body was found in a Yerington Field. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports he is 26-year-old Steven Castellon of Yerington. His body was found September 22nd in an agricultural field. The man’s cause of the death remains under investigation.

WCSO Joining Forces

One dozen DUI suspects were taken off the streets by Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies participating in a Nevada Department of Public Safety Joining Forces DUI event scheduled around the Labor Day holiday. From August 25 through September 10, the Sheriff’s Office joined the Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department, and Nevada Highway Patrol for a campaign focused at increasing traffic safety by reducing DUIs.