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Update: Investigation of destruction of fence in Virginia Foothills: Nevada Dept. of Agriculture offers $5,000 reward


The Nevada Department of Agriculture is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) who intentionally trespassed and damaged private property on September 9 or 10, 2014, by destroying a legal and privately owned fence off Marango Road.

The culprits destroyed approximately $50,000 worth of private property and if convicted face several felony counts of trespass and vandalism. If you have any information regarding this incident please call 775-353-3708.

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the person or persons responsible for the destruction of tens of thousands of dollars worth of fencing in the Virginia Foothills.

Sometime during the past week, someone cut large amounts of barbed-wire fencing that surrounds 80 acres of private property off Marango Road. Numerous fence posts were also damaged.

In addition to the number provided above, anyone with information may contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320. Or, if they wish to remain anonymous, they may contact Secret Witness by calling (775) 322-4900, texting 847-411 Keyword: SW, or online at secretwitness.com.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.