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Deputies make arrest in Sun Valley vehicle accident and burglary investigation

By ThisIsReno

WCSO NEWS RELEASE

Image provided by WCSOThe Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Yukon Drive and Maricopa Drive in the Sun Valley area at approximately 6:50 a.m. this morning on a report of a burglary in progress.

Upon arrival, deputies observed a downed street sign and a white Oldsmobile sedan that apparently had been driven through a wooden fence and into a residence on Miwok Court.  The suspected driver of the vehicle entered a residence on Miwok Court.  An alert homeowner lawfully detained the intruder inside the homeowner’s residence.

Deputies arrested the intruder, identified as Michael Reynolds, a 23-year-old Sun Valley resident.  Reynolds was charged with Burglary, Failing to Stay at an Accident with Property Damage and Destroying Property of Another over $5,000.  Reynolds was booked into the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility without incident.

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.