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Reno Crime Report Jan. 4, 2015


December 28, 2014

— Julie Tovar was arrested on charges of possession of a forged instrument and possession of a fraud lab on South Virginia Street.

— Diane McBride was arrested for child neglect on Caballo Drive.

Edward Sibr

December 29, 2014

— Edward Sibr, who was featured in the Washoe County Sheriffs Office’s December 24 Warrant Wednesday Facebook post, was arrested December 27 near First and Breimon Avenues in Sun Valley on December 27. Sibr was sought on charges of domestic battery and an Extended Protection Order violation; he was also in possession of a stolen vehicle at the time of his arrest. For more information, read the entire press release here.

December 30, 2014

— There was a report of a commercial burglary on Ryland Avenue when a shop employee arrived to find a broken window and merchandise and cash missing. A neighboring business had also been burglarized. The total loss has not been disclosed and no arrests have been made.

— A suspect is wanted for armed robbery with a firearm on South Virginia Street. The suspect knocked on the window of a kiosk, produced a gun, and demanded money from the register. The total loss has not been disclosed. The suspect is described as B/M/A, mid 30s, 5’9”, and was LSW wearing a black leather jacket.

— There was a report of an armed robbery with a knife on Sutro Street. The victim attempted to stop the suspect from leaving without paying for merchandise. He produced a knife and threatened her. The suspect is described as W/F/A, mid 20s, 5’6”, medium build, and was LSW a black jacket with a large fur collar and blue jeans.

December 31, 2014

— There was a report of a hot prowl residential burglary on Trainer Way. The victims heard someone attempting to enter the house through a window and called the police. The suspect is described as W/M/A, late teens to early 20s, and LSW wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans.

January 1, 2015

— New Year’s Eve Summary: Between 2 p.m. December 31 and 1 a.m. January 1, the Sparks Police Department increased its patrol, making three arrests during the time frame: one for a warrant, one for possession of stolen property, and one for fraud. There was also one call of juvenile alcohol involvement. Finally, 11 citations were issued for various traffic violations.

— Yimin Luo and Fengguan Qi were arrested on charges of child neglect on South Virginia Street.

— An off-duty cab driver was approached by a suspect who produced a knife and demanded a ride. The victim was able to get away while the suspect drove off in the cab, which was found abandoned a short time later. The suspect is described as H/M/A, mid 20s, small build, short black hair, LSW blue jeans and a long sleeve blue shirt.

January 2, 2015

— Around 6:50 p.m., Sparks police responded to a call at US Bank (2195 Oddie Blvd.). A suspect is believed to have robbed someone using the ATM, demanding money from the victim while holding a knife. Fortunately, the victim was not injured. The suspect also demanded the victim’s car keys, but fled after being told the victim’s child was in the car. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, mid 20s, wearing dark clothing. He was last seen fleeing toward Sullivan Lane, in a black car with green stripes on the sides.

January 3, 2015

— At approximately 3:40 p.m., Sparks police officers responded to a call of a fight in the 2100 block of Oddie Blvd. Officers learned the victim was walking when she was approached by a male suspect, who made lewd comments toward the victim. When the victim refused, the suspect attempted to strangulate the victim, who fought back, causing the suspect to flee toward El Rancho. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, mid 20s, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds, with short hair and a thin mustache. He was last seen wearing a dark trench coat.

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