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Sheriff’s Office actively searching for missing 11-year-old boy in Incline Village



The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office currently has resources in Incline Village attempting to locate an 11-year-old boy who was reported missing by his mother early yesterday evening. The Sheriff’s Office resources include hasty teams, search and rescue personnel, patrol units, detective investigators and the RAVEN helicopter.

Sam Singer’s mother approached a deputy at the Sheriff’s Office Incline Substation and Dispatch Center wanting to report her son as a missing juvenile. Sam was last seen in the area of Laura Court and Dorcey Drive at approximately noon yesterday. Sam is approximately 5’4″ and 105 pounds. Sam has blonde hair and blue eyes. Sam was last seen wearing a red polo style shirt, blue shorts, black shoes, and a backpack and possibly was carrying a tent and sleeping bag.

The Sheriff’s Office believes Sam is someplace within Incline Village. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Sam or who can provide detectives with important information on this case is encouraged to contact (775) 832-WCSO (9276).

A photograph of Sam is not available at this time. Sam has been entered into NCIC (National Crime Information Center) as a missing/runaway juvenile.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrates 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 24th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.

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