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Kidnapping/Missing Persons

Kidnapping Female Victim 6-16-18
Case# SPD18-4913
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a 16 year old female victim in the 1800 block of El Rancho Dr. Sparks, NV. On June 16, 2018 at approximately 9:09 p.m. Sparks Police Officers responded to a report of a kidnapping that just occurred. Officers met with the sixteen year old victim in the above area. According to the victim the unknown suspect got into her vehicle and demanded that the victim drive him to an area in south Reno. The victim stated that the suspect was armed with an unknown type handgun. After leaving the suspect in south Reno the victim returned home unharmed. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic or Native American male, 20 to 30 years old, approximately 5’2” to 4’4” tall, thin build, dark hair in a ponytail, goatee, wearing a white shirt with blue jeans. This incident is still under investigation. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword -SW.

Attempted Kidnapping Female Junenile 6-13-18
Case# SPD18-4798
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted child abduction of a 6 year old female in the area of 1260 El Rancho Dr. Sparks, NV. On June 13, 2018 at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sparks Police Officers responded to above area on the report of a child abduction. Officers on scene interviewed witnesses who stated a 6 year old female was seen by neighbors walking with an unknown middle aged Hispanic male. The male suspect was walking hand in hand with the child away from the area of the child's apartment. A neighbor saw the male suspect walking with the child and yelled for the child to come to her. The suspect male left in an unknown direction while the child was returned to her family. The child was uninjured. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 331-2225, Secret Witne

Attempted Kidnapping of a Male Juvenile 6-4-18
Case# WCSO18-2619
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a 9 year old male juvenile in the Silver Knolls area. Monday June 4, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office was contacted about the incident which had occurred earlier in the day. Deputies were told that the male juvenile victim was walking home from the school bus stop at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a man parked in a black sedan attempted to coax the boy into the suspect’s vehicle by offering ice cream and candy. The suspect is described as an older white male, with white hair and a white mustache. The suspect was wearing a black t-shirt and had a “very wrinkly face,” according to the boy. Deputies canvassed the area in an attempt to locate the suspect vehicle and talk with witnesses. So far there has been no additional information. Washoe County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, a possible suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Luring of Two Female Juveniles
Case# SPD18-4503
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted luring of two juvenile female victims in the area of Poulakidas Park in the 500 block of 4th St. Sparks, NV. On June 4, 2018 two juvenile females reported that as they were walking home from school when they were contacted by a black male in his 50's driving a black 4 door sedan with tinted windows. He was described as clean shaven, having a light complexion, wearing a black baseball cap with his hat pulled down to his eyebrows and a black shirt. As they were walking past the suspect’s car he told them to get into the car. The girls left the area unharmed. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Attempted Kidnapping Female Juvenile 4-10-18
Case# WCSO18-
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of an 8 year old female juvenile in the Spanish Springs area. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the suspect in a possible attempted kidnapping of a child. At approximately 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, deputies responded to Kinglet Drive east of West Calle De La Plata on the report of an attempted abduction that had just occurred on an eight-year-old female in front of a residence in the area. The suspect is described as possibly being a white or Hispanic male adult in his 40s with facial hair and wearing a black jacket, gray shirt, and jeans. He was last seen heading toward the area of Pyramid Way. Washoe County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, a possible suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 785-9276, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Attempted Kidnapping Female Juvenile
Case# WCSO18-00019
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a female juvenile in north Reno, NV. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are investigating the report of a possible attempt to abduct a teenage girl in the area of North Valleys High School Tuesday afternoon and are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them. Between 12:10 p.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2018, a 16-year-old female was returning to the high school after lunch when the incident happened, according to reports. The victim said she was at the corner of Estates Road and Golden Valley Road when a white pickup truck turned on to Estates Road from the wrong direction and stopped next to her. According to the victim, a suspect described as a white male in his 20s attempted to physically abduct her. The victim was able to get away and run across Golden Valley Road to the high school. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the stolen vehicle and suspect(s). Anyone with information relating to the suspect or this crime should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-338-3320, Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to the Secret Witness tip at 847411 (TIP411) keyword – SW.

Child Luring on Round Mountain Dr. 12/8/15
Case# Sparks PD 15-11629
Secret Witness is offering a cash reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with an attempted child luring in the area of the 3000 block of Round Mountain Drive in Sparks, Nevada on Tuesday,12/8/15, at around 4;30 p.m. The child reported that she was walking in the 3000 block of Round Mountain Drive (Near Reed High School) when she saw a vehicle parked on the side of the road, near a neighborhood greenbelt. The child stated that as she passed by, the driver of the vehicle made a motion to her, indicating that he wanted her to come closer to the truck. The girl instead ran to a nearby home for help. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30-40 years old. He has long dark hair that was pulled into a pony tail or bun. The vehicle he was in is described as a black, 4-door pickup truck. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect can remain anonymous and pass information to law enforcement through any of several Secret Witness contacts, Secret Witness Hotline, 322-4900, Secret Witness website, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) with the keyword – SW in the subject line.

Attempted Child Luring Sparks 8-24-15
Case# SPD15-8189
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted child luring in the area of the 600 block of 18th St. Sparks, NV. On August 24, 2015 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Sparks Police officers responded to a report of a possible attempted child luring incident in the above area. The suspect vehicle approached the victim who was walking in the neighborhood and tried to get her in the car by offering her a ride. The victim refused and ran home. The suspect vehicle left the area. The vehicle is described only as a white colored Suburu Outback. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, approximately 40 to 50 years old, with gray hair and mustache. The driver wore a red hat. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900,www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Attempted Child Luring Sparks 3-31-15
Case# SPD15-2975
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted child luring in the area of Springland Dr. and Lida Lane Sparks, NV. On March 31, 2014 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Sparks Police officers responded to a report of a possible attempted child luring incident in the above area. The suspect vehicle approached three children and the driver tried to entice the child victims into the car. The children refused and reported the incident to their parents who called police. The vehicle is described only as a silver colored 4-door sedan, possibly similar to a Toyota Camry, with faded paint and dirty wheels or rims and possibly dark tint in the rear window. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male adult, approximately 18 to 30 years old. The driver wore a red hat, blue shirt with a red stripe, and may have had a tattoo on his right arm. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900,www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Luring of a Child 1-28-15
Case# SPD15-889
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted luring of a minor female victim in the 1800 block of Prater Way Sparks, NV. On January 28, 2015 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the female child victim was walking through a parking lot in the above area when the suspect who was in a vehicle asked her if she wanted a ride. The victim replied no and the suspect drove away eastbound on D St. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, mid-30‘s, thin moustache, wearing a black baseball cap with a yellow logo. The suspect vehicle is described as a newer silver Jeep, possibly a Liberty model with a black luggage rack on the roof. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Luring of a Child
Case# SPD14-8877
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted in connection with the attempted child luring in the area of 1700 block of York Way Sparks, NV. On September 24, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m. Sparks Police officers responded to a report of a possible child luring incident that occurred in the above area. The child victim just left home when a truck pulled up behind him. The passenger opened the door and told the child to get into the truck. The child ran home and authorities were contacted. The suspects then left the area eastbound on York. The vehicle is described only as a white full sized pickup, possibly a GMC, with wood rails or panels similar to what might be seen on a landscaping company truck. The suspects are described as two Hispanic male adults, approximately 40 years old. The driver wore a brown baseball cap. The passenger had dark hair and eyes, dark colored beard, wearing a brown sweater, jeans, and boots. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspects should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900,www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Kidnapping Female Victim 7-17-14
Case# SPD14-6449
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a female victim in the area of Vista Ave. and I-80 Sparks, NV. On July 17,2014 at approximately 3:43 a.m. officers responded to the Safeway Gas Station 2808 Vista Ave. on a report of a female with a head injury. The victim stated that she had been kidnapped and taken northbound on Vista Ave. from Interstate 80. She stated she escaped in the area of the 1400 block of Satellite Dr. by jumping out of a moving vehicle. She described her assailant as a black male adult named Damon and who also goes by the nickname of “DG”, approximately 5’8” tall, and 160 pounds. He was accompanied by another black male adult and they were in a red Chevrolet Impala rental car with California license plates. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspects should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword -SW.

Luring of a Child 2-15-14
Case# SPD14-1432
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the luring of two juvenile males in the area of the 400 block of M St. Sparks, NV. On February 15, 2014 at approximately 8:30 a.m. officers responded to the above area regarding a suspect driving a white van who offered the two juveniles food and was verbally aggressive. The juveniles declined and the suspect vehicle left the area. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 55 to 60 years old, bald with a white mustache. The suspect vehicle was a newer style full size delivery type van. No further information is available at this time. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Luring of a 13 year old female
Case# SPD14-616
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted luring of a 13 year old female victim in the area of El Rancho and G St. Sparks, NV. On January 20, 2014 at approximately 12:15 p.m. the 13 year old female victim was walking by herself in the are of 21st Street and Prater when a tan four door late model sedan with a dent in the rear bumper and stock rims began to follow her. When the victim reached the area of El Rancho and G St. the suspect vehicle pulled to the curb and a Hispanic male suspect attempted to lure the victim into the vehicle. The victim ran for help and the suspect did not follow. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, 34 to 38 years old, approximately 200 to 250 pounds, black buzz cut hair, wearing a red t-shirt with a black design. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Attempted Abduction of Girl Walking to School - Greenbrae Dr.
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Secret Witness is offering a cash reward in the amount of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect, or suspects, who are responsible for the attempted kidnapping of an elementary school student who was on her way to school in the area of 1st and Greenbrae Drive in Sparks on the morning of 9/9/13. A man wearing a long-sleeve shirt with an ornate design on the right sleeve and black gloves attempted to grab her and pull her into her car. The car is described as 2000’s mid-size sedan, with unique black & green striped paint. The vehicle has a gold color snake or dragon hood ornament and a dent in the passenger side rear quarter panel. Anyone with information can remain anonymous, and claim rewards by using Secret Witness to forward information to law enforcement. Tips can be made by calling 322-4900, texting to 847 411 (Tip 411) and use the keyword “SW” at the beginning of their text, or through the website: www.secretwitness.com.

Child Luring
Case# SPD13-2710
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted child luring in the area of 555 Sullivan Lane Sparks, NV. On March 22, 2013 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Sparks Police officers responded to a report of a possible child luring incident that occurred in the above area. A 15 year old Sparks resident divulged to her mother that an adult male had contacted her twice when she was walking to a friends house and the mother called police. The investigation indicates that the juvenile was walking south bound on Sullivan Lane when she observed a gold 4-door SUV type vehicle traveling north bound on Sullivan at a very slow speed. After the vehicle passed, the driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, made a u-turn and pulled up along side the juvenile and asked her if he could give her a ride. The juvenile ignored the subject and continued to walk away. The subject in the SUV turned into 555 Sullivan Lane, which is an apartment complex, and drove to the exit driveway and stopped as the juvenile walked in front of his vehicle. The subject then exited his vehicle and approached the juvenile again asking her if he could give her a ride. The juvenile did not respond to the subject and she entered a gated apartment complex just south of 555 Sullivan. The subject then left the area in an unknown direction of travel. The vehicle is described only as a gold 4-door SUV, possibly a GMC, with Nevada license plates. The driver was described as an black male adult between 30 and 40 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 160 to 170 pounds. The subject was also described as having collar length hair that was in corn rows and a slight southern accent. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900,www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

BDW Kidnapping Male Victim
Case# RPD13-4773
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted in connection with the BDW shooting in the area of the 1100 block of East 4th St. Reno, NV. On March 15, 2013 at about 12:20 a.m. officers with the Reno Police Department responded to the area of Wells Avenue and Roberts Street on several reports of a fight with a subject yelling for help. When Officers arrived on scene, they located blood in the area but did not locate a victim. Witnesses reported that the victim had been beaten by several subjects and pulled into an unknown model vehicle. At about 3:00 a.m. officers responded to an alley near Cheney Street on a report of an injured subject. They located a 53 year old Reno resident who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. It was determined that this subject was the victim from the earlier fight and kidnapping. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspects should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2188, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Attempted Kidnapping Female Victim 3-12-13
Case# SPD13-2301
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a female victim in the area of the 2100 block of Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV. On March 12, 2013 at approximately 9:28 p.m. the Sparks Police Department received a call of an attempted kidnapping. Officers responded to the area and met with a female victim as well as a male witness. The victim stated she was in a convenience store in the 2100 block of Victorian Ave when she noticed a white van parked out front. A Hispanic male adult was in the van and was honking the horn as if he were trying to get someone’s attention. The suspect then began flashing the headlights on the van as the victim walked out of the store. The victim approached the van and as she did so the suspect changed seats and opened the passenger side door. The suspect was pointing a handgun at the victim and exposing his genitals to the her. The suspect set the gun down and suddenly grabbed the victim by the arm attempting to drag her into the van while telling her she was coming with him. The victim struggled with the suspect and managed to break his grasp which caused a minor injury to her arm. A male witness and friend of the victim was nearby and heard the commotion. He confronted the suspect who in turn brandished the handgun at the witness and drove away. The male witness then called Sparks P.D. and gave a description of the suspect and his vehicle. Officers checked the area but were unable to located the van. The vehicle is described as a white full-size panel style van with no side windows, California license plates, and possibly a black metal cage in the interior. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, 30-40 years of age, short brown hair and brown eyes, wearing a dark colored hoodie sweatshirt and jeans. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900,www.secretwitness.com, or text your information to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.

Attempted Kidnapping Female Juvenile Ventana Pkwy
Case# WCSO10-BASSI
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a 14 year old female in the area of 4900 Ventana Parkway Reno, NV. On September 9, 2010 the suspect approached the female juvenile near the bus stop after school and tried to lure her to the trunk of his car. The juvenile walked away and reported the incident to her mother at home. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 55 to 70 years old, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, thin to medium build, and a medium sized mole under one eye. The suspect vehicle is described as a green older model two door coupe or sedan, possibly a Toyota or Honda, and may have a Star of David decal on the rear window. The Sheriff’s Office has received several unconfirmed reports of incidents possibly involving this suspect. Washoe County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Kidnap Robbery 2 Females Golden Valley Area
Case# WCSO 09-
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted in connection with the kidnapping and robbery of two females, one 18-years-old and the other a juvenile, in the Raleigh Heights Park area Reno, NV. On August 13, 2009 at approximately 9:00 p.m. the two female victims were taken against their will while parked in the hills above Raleigh Heights Park. The suspects forced the juvenile victim to drive out of the area toward Red Rock in a black 4-door sedan that the females were driving. After the suspects robbed and battered her, the 18-year-old victim was able to contact authorities just before 11:00 p.m. The juvenile female was dropped off in the Lemmon Valley area before the suspects fled. The suspects are described as possibly Hispanic adults, in their late teens to early 20’s, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, slender builds, wearing dark clothing with dark hoodie style sweatshirts and baseball caps. Washoe County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspects should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

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