Youth Camp Counselor Facing Charges

A youth camp counselor is facing felony charges for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with two teenage boys. KOLO 8 reports 25-year-old Daryan Benka was arrested by Douglas County sheriff’s deputies and booked on two separate crimes of sexual conduct with children under the care, custody, control of supervision of the camp.

Investigation Into Child Exploitation At Incline High School Leads To Arrest

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned as school resource officers at Incline High School launched an investigation into suspected child exploitation based on information provided by school administrators. Thursday, they arrested 20-year-old Jake Emami for solicitation of a child for prostitution, child abuse for sexual exploitation, and statutory sexual seduction by a person under age … Read more

Teacher Faces Additional Child Sexploitation Charge

A Washoe County High School teacher is facing more sex abuse charges after investigators say another victim came forward. News 4 reports Ryley Coker was a Hug High teacher in September when he was arrested and charged with “solicitation of a child for prostitution and abuse of a child involving sexual exploitation.” He was also … Read more

McNeill To Return To WCSD As Interim Superintendent

Dr. Kristen McNeill will serve as interim-superintendent of the Washoe County School District for the third time, after the WCSD Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to appoint her, reports News 4 . This comes after Dr. Susan Enfield unexpectedly announced her resignation last month after serving just one school year. Dr. McNeill was the WCSD … Read more

Two Car Crash On Plumb Lane Injures Three

A two car crash on Plumb Lane sent three people to the hospital Wednesday morning. KOLO 8 reports it happened in the 1500 block of W. Plumb Lane. When crews arrived, they found a car that was turned upside down and on fire. Everyone who was in the car is reported to have gotten out. … Read more

Four Suspects Arrested In Retail Theft Ring Identified

Sparks Police have identified the four people who were arrested during a recent retail theft sting. KOLO 8 reports 33-year-old Jonathan Still was arrested for petit larceny, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant. 63-year-old Keith Dowd and 19-year-old Maliya Boykins were arrested for petit larceny, and 20-year-old Derik … Read more