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Hit and Run

Pedestrian on S. Virginia near Peckham
Case# RP09-8290
Secret Witness is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the Hit & Run of a female pedestrian on S. Virginia Street in the driveway to Wells Fargo Bank near Peckham Ln. The collision between a pickup truck and pedestrian occurred on Tuesday 3-10-09 at 3:00 p.m. The female pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk on the west side of Virginia Street crossing the bank's driveway. As she was crossing the driveway the suspect vehicle was driving northbound on Virginia turning left into the driveway. The driver did not see the pedestrian, striking her, knocking her to the ground and driving over her. The driver never stopped and was last seen driving west through the parking lot. The striking vehicle is described as a full sized extended cab-pickup, possibly a Ford F-150. The truck is either silver or light copper in color. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Hit and Run Daniel Vargas Rock Blvd and Prater Way
Case# SPD09-9801
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 hit and run of Daniel Vargas, a 21-year-old Sparks resident in the area of Rock Blvd. and Prater Way Sparks, NV. On August 28, 2009 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Vargas was riding a scooter eastbound on Prater Way when a westbound vehicle made a left turn in front of him causing a collision. The suspect vehicle, described as a mid to late 1980ís model dark blue or green Ford Thunderbird, fled the scene. The suspect vehicle should have damage to the right rear portion. The driver is believed to be a female. The victim was taken to Renown Medical Center and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Hit and Run Accident River's Edge RV Park Sparks
Case# SPD09-13732
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run accident that occurred at the Riverís Edge RV Park 1405 S. Rock Blvd. Sparks, NV. On December 10, 2009 at approximately 10:36 p.m. a green 1997 Ford Explorer crashed through a fence and struck a gas line in the RV Park causing a gas leak. Approximately 20 to 30 people were evacuated from their residences for safety reasons. The driver of the suspect vehicle fled the area prior to the arrival of police and is still outstanding. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Major Injury Hit and Run Double R and Prototype
Case# RPD10-20297
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 hit and run with major injuries of a male victim at Double R Blvd. and Prototype Reno, NV. On August 4, 2010 at approximately 12:40 a.m. a vehicle ran over a couple of lane closure cones towards a re-striping crew. One crew member jumped out of the way, but the suspect struck the re-striping machine and a second crew member. This victim was splashed with a plastic material that was heated to over 400 degrees. The victim was transported to Renown Medical Center and treated for broken ribs and major burns. He was then flown to UC Davis Burn Center in critical condition. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark gray Toyota passenger car (possibly a Scion) missing the front bumper. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Hit and Run Longley Blvd 2-3-11
Case# RP


Hit and Run Longley Blvd 2-3-11
Case# RPD11-
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 hit and run with major injuries of a male victim in the area of the 2500 block of Longley Blvd. Reno, NV. On February 3, 2011 at approximately 6:20 p.m. a middle aged male victim was crossing the street in the above area when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. The victim was not in a marked crosswalk or near an intersection. The suspect vehicle stopped for a short period of time before driving off. The suspect vehicle is described as a light colored mid-size sedan possibly a 2000 to 2005 Dodge Neon or Chrysler Sebring with a missing side mirror and possible front end damage. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Felony Hit and Run E. 6th St. and Sutro Two Vehicles
Case# RPD11-
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run after a two vehicle collision in the area of E. 6th St. and Sutro Reno, NV. On February 8, 2011 at approximately 5:49 p.m. a 1999 gold Chrysler Sebring was traveling northbound on Sutro when it was struck by a 2008 Jeep which was traveling westbound on 6th St. Witnesses said that the Chrysler may have run a red light. Passengers of that vehicle immediately fled the scene without checking the medical status or rendering assistance to the injured driver of the Jeep. The owner of the Chrysler is 30-year-old Sparks resident Jessica Rivas. The driver of the Jeep was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com.

Fatal Hit and Run McCarran and Rock Blvd.
Case# RPD11-14688
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal hit and run of a pedestrian in the area of Rock Blvd. and McCarran Blvd. Reno, NV. On July 28, 2011 at approximately 9:50 p.m. a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene in the above area. The suspect driver fled the scene southbound on McCarran Blvd. The investigation disclosed that the victim may have been walking in the roadway when struck. The suspect vehicle was driven by a male and the vehicle is described only as a dark colored mini-van that should have visible damage to the front and possibly a broken windshield. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Accident 2200 Block of Flagg Drive
Case# RPD11-20077
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 hit and run of a pedestrian in the area of the 2200 block of Flagg Dr. Reno, NV. On October 13, 2011 at approximately 1:31 a.m. a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the above area and was transported to a local hospital with substantial injuries. The suspect driver fled the scene in a silver or champagne Buick sedan with a white top. The vehicle should have moderate damage to the rear of the vehicle and the front passenger door. Alcohol may have been a factor. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Vehicle vs Mortorcycle Robb Drive
Case# RPD11-20306
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 hit and run of a motorcyclist in the area of Robb Dr. and Sharlandís Ave. Reno, NV. On October 16, 2011 at approximately 6:36 p.m. a red and black sedan traveling southbound on Robb Drive in a construction zone crossed the double yellow line into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. After the collision the suspect vehicle fled the scene toward Interstate 80 and is still outstanding. The motorcyclist was transported to Renown Medical Center and treated for injuries. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fatal Hit and Run Male Victim Causing Death
Case# RPD12-13083
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a male moped rider, 44 year old Eric Thomas, in the area of McCarran Blvd. and Northtowne Lane Reno, NV. On July 7, 2012 a mid-size grey or silver SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Trailblazer, overtook and struck a moped which was traveling westbound in the bike lane on McCarran Blvd. The male rider and the moped remained attached to the suspect vehicle for several hundred feet. After the collision the suspect vehicle fled the scene towards Hwy 395 with no attempt to stop or render aid and is still outstanding. The moped rider was transported to Renown Medical Center and subsequently died from his injuries. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Male Victim S. Virginia St.
Case# RPD12-18894
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 hit and run of a male victim on South Virginia Reno, NV. On September 23rd, 2012, at approximately 5:53 a.m. Reno Police responded to the 3800 block of South Virginia St on the report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian, major injury hit and run. Responding officers located the unconscious victim in the roadway. The suspect fled from the area prior to police responding. Based on the severity of the victimís injuries, the Reno Police Departmentís Major Accident Investigationís Team (MAIT) will be conducting the investigation. At this time there is no information on the driver or hit and run vehicle. The victim was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries and remains in critical condition. His identity is being withheld pending notification of family. Victimómale, Reno resident Investigators learned that several witnesses may have driven or walked through the area after the incident. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run with Major Injury
Case# RPD12-22121
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 hit and run of two victims on South Virginia and Hubbard Way Reno, NV. On November 7, 2012 at approximately 11:53 p.m. officers responded to South Virginia St and Hubbard Way in regards to a Hit and Run accident with two pedestrian victims. The victims were in the east/west crosswalk walking westbound on the green traffic signal. A vehicle driving northbound on South Virginia St. struck the victims in the crosswalk and fled eastbound on Hubbard Way. Both victims were transported to RENOWN Medical Center for treatment for serious injuries. The suspect vehicle is described as a smaller black sedan with front end damage and the driverís side mirror broken off. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Fatlity
Case# SPD12-9452
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run fatality of a male victim on Sparks Blvd. near Express Sparks, NV. On November 8,2012 at 4:10 a.m. Sparks Police received a telephone call from a resident saying she heard a loud \"pop,\" and then someone screaming in the area of Sparks Boulevard and Express. Officers began checking the area and found a male deceased on the dirt shoulder of the southbound lanes of Sparks Boulevard, just south of the Express Street. It appears the male pedestrian was walking north on Sparks Boulevard, close to the fog line when he was struck . We are asking for the public\'s help in identifying the vehicle and driver. We know that the body color is pearl white and there should be damage to the right front and front center of the vehicle, and it had a charcoal colored bug guard that is mostly or all gone now, and the windshield is probably cracked or shattered. We also believe that the vehicle was either a car or SUV, and not a larger or tall vehicle. A fluid trail was followed into the Sparky\'s parking lot, but we lost it there. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 to Tip Number 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Two Victims on Bicycles
Case# SPD12-9740
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,00.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a male and female victim in the area of Kietzke and Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV. On November 17, 2012 at approximately 2:49 p.m. a 44 year old male Sparks resident and a 45 year old female Reno resident were riding bicycles northbound on Kietzke just south of Victorian when they where struck by a SUV also traveling northbound on Kietzke. The bicyclists where riding on the right hand shoulder when they were struck by the vehicle which left the scene prior to police arrival. Both bicyclists suffered injuries and were transported to Renown Medical Center by Remsa. At this time the injuries appear to be non life-threatening. The vehicle is described as a white colored Honda SUV, unknown plates with front end damage. The Honda emblem is missing from the grill. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 to Tip Number 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Female Victim 6-8-13
Case# SPD13-5270
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a female victim in the area of Rock Blvd. and Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV. On June 8, 2013 at 5:45 a.m. a scooter driven by a female was west bound on Victorian Ave. was attempting to turn southbound on Rock Blvd. A white truck was driving southbound on Rock Blvd. ran the red light and almost hit the female. The driver of the scooter made an evasive maneuver to avoid making contact with the truck, which caused her to lay the scooter down. The female suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident. She could not describe the truck any further. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 to Tip Number 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fatal Hit and Run 12-9-13
Case# RPD13-24157
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 fatal hit and run of a victim in the area of Kietzke and Peckham Lanes Reno, NV. On December 9, 2013 at approximately 10:00 p.m. the Reno Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in the above area. The suspect vehicle was traveling northbound on Kietzke Lane when it struck a pedestrian who was reported to be lying in the road at the time. The suspect vehicle stopped briefly and then fled prior to officers arriving. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect vehicle is described as a white early 2000 4 door Chevrolet Impala. The vehicle is said to have a rear spoiler and tinted windows and possibly California license plates. The vehicle should have damage to the front bumper. The victim has yet to be identified. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Male Victim 12-30-13
Case# SPD13-12116
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a male victim in the area of OíCallahan and Haywood Sparks, NV. On December 30, 2013 at approximately 3:56 p.m. a male victim was struck by a hit and run suspect in the above area. The victim was located sitting on the sidewalk and stated that he had been walking on OíCallahan towards Sparks Blvd. when he stopped at the corner of Haywood. When he stepped off the sidewalk he was struck by the suspect vehicle. The victim was thrown onto the passenger side of the hood of the vehicle and fell to the ground striking his head. The victim was transported to Renown Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The suspect vehicle fled towards Sparks Blvd. The suspect is described as a white female adult in her 20ís with short blonde hair. The suspect vehicle is described as a black Honda Civic. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 to Tip Number 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run Sullivan Lane and G St. 3-8-14
Case# SPD14-2135
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a male victim in the area of Sullivan Lane and G St. Sparks, NV. The victim, Caceras Umana, was traveling northbound on Sullivan Lane when his vehicle was struck on the driverís side by a black 1989 Honda coupe with Nevada license plate 892YKL. Upon impact the suspect vehicle lost itís bumper and license plate. The suspect vehicle fled eastbound on G St. and then southbound on 19th St. leaving the victim with a neck injury. Witnesses state that the suspect vehicle was driven by a Hispanic female adult accompanied by two additional passengers. Sparks Police Department is asking for the publicís 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 to Tip Number 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Hit and Run on Mae Anne 3-278-14
Case# RPD14-XXXX
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 fatal hit and run of a victim in the area of Mae Anne and Sierra Highlands Dr. Reno, NV. On March 27, 2014 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Reno Police Department responded to a report of a hit and run in the above area. The 50 year old female victim was not in a marked crossing area when she was struck. The suspect vehicle fled the area and is described as a dark colored full sized pickup truck. The victim succumbed to her injuries and her name is being withheld at this time. Reno Police Department is asking for the publicís assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

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