WCSO NEWS RELEASE
Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations and Investigations Division arrested three suspects connected to the armed robbery at the Incline Village Chevron from Wednesday, Jan. 2, at approximately 8:45 p.m.
Washoe County sheriff’s detectives began working closely together with investigators from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office since the Incline Village Chevron crime was similar to an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 30, at 9:09 p.m. at the Kings Beach Liquor Store at 8645 N. Lake Blvd. being investigated by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
After an extensive investigation, Washoe County and Placer County sheriff’s detectives were able to develop probable cause on three subjects connected to the Incline Village Chevron armed robbery. Two undisclosed 17-year-old male juveniles were located, arrested, transported and booked into the Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center without incident.
The third suspect, Jorge Miranda-Rivas, an 18-year-old Incline Village resident, was also located and arrested without incident. All three suspects were charged with Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Grand Larceny of an Automobile and Conspiracy to Commit Grand Larceny of an Automobile. Miranda-Rivas is being held at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility on $82,500 bail.
The investigation is still on-going in both Washoe and Placer County. Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery investigation is encouraged to contact a detective with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3336, Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th 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, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.