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Sheriff’s Office seeks help identifying man filmed stealing scrap metal

By ThisIsReno

WCSO NEWS RELEASE

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a white male in his late 50s or early 60s who was caught in the act of stealing scrap metal from an undisclosed business in Verdi last Saturday afternoon.

The approximate value of the stolen scrap metal is undetermined at this time. The Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division is continuing this investigation and would encourage anyone with information on the identity of the male suspect to call 328-4420 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 322-4900.

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.