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Sheriff’s Office locates missing elderly person in north Reno



washoe_county_sheriffs_office_log-5039106-6276922The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office has located the missing elderly man, Kenneth Mandhey, in north Reno. The Sheriff’s Office appreciates all assistance during this search.


Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Search and Rescue are searching for an elderly, endangered male last seen outside his residence on the 8000 block of Mohawk Lane in north Reno at approximately 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.

The missing person is identified as 65-year-old Kenneth Mandhey. He is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and of medium build with white or gray hair.  He was last seen wearing a light brown sweater and light pink sweatpants.

Anyone who has seen Mandhey, or has information about his whereabouts, is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office immediately at (775) 785-WCSO (9276) or 911.

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.

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