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May 17 Crime Report


Marcos Montoya
Marcos Montoya

Of Interest

Marcos Montoya was arrested on charges of sexual assault and lewdness with a child under 14 years of age.

May 10, 2015

There was a report of a fight involving a gun in the 1400 block of Coupler Way. On arrival, officers were greeted by James Sanchez, who was wielding a .45 caliber gun and threatening the officers to “shoot it out with him.” After a nearly four hour long standoff, Sanchez was arrested and booked into Washoe County Jail for obstructing with the use of a firearm. His bail is set at $10,000.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 900 block of Victorian Avenue. On arrival, officers found Walter Gonzalez-Majia had suffered several non-life threatening lacerations to various parts of his body. Gonzalez-Majia was battering his girlfriend in the 1800 block of Prater Way, giving her non-life threatening lacerations to her neck and face, however, Gonzalez-Majia’s injuries were not consistent with his claims. He was booked into Washoe County Jail on charges of battery with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment, and domestic battery. His bail is set at $25,500.

Mark Winniger was arrested on North Arlington Street for possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Jarrad Munoz was arrested on South Virginia Street on chargers of burglary, possession of a forged instrument, uttering a forged instrument, and forgery.

May 11, 2015

Officers responded to a report of a robbery at 1225 Victorian Avenue. The victim was unloading her car when she was approached by the suspect, who was wearing a knit cap over his face and stunned her. He forced her to give him her car keys and purse. She cooperated and the suspect fled with her vehicle. Keith Turner was eventually arrested at the Siena Hotel and booked into Washoe County Jail on charges related to the robbery.

A resident on Tripp Drive awoke to find bullet holes in various areas of her home. There were no injuries reported and the investigation is ongoing.

May 12, 2015

An elderly woman inadvertently left her purse in a restaurant booth after eating a meal. A family sat down at the table shortly after the victim’s departure. A series of gestures were exchanged between the adult members of the party before making off with the purse. The suspects are described as: #1 is a Hispanic male adult last seen wearing a light colored shirt and dark pants; #2 is a Hispanic male adult last seen wearing a light colored t-shirt and light colored shorts; #3 is a Hispanic female adult last seen wearing a dark colored zip up sweatshirt, light colored shirt and dark pants. Her hair was in a pony-tail. The vehicles are described as: #1 – White late model Chevy Tahoe, Suburban, or GMC Yukon with Nevada plates that possibly begin with 028, a UNR “Nevada” decal on the back window with “Stay True Wolf” placed at the center top of the back window and a stick figure family decal on the lower left side of the back window; #2 – Black late model GMC Sierra, bed cover looks like canvas or leather roll up and the vehicle has Nevada plates possibly begin with 105.

May 13, 2015

Simon Rios was sentenced today for stabbing a man near 7-11 and the Little Waldorf Saloon in August 2014. The victim attempted to enter the season’s first Wolf Pack game using a ticket purchased from the defendant’s brother, but the ticket was fraudulent. The victim met Rios and his brother near 7-11 to get a refund, but Rios pulled a knife on the victim, who attempted to get away, but was eventually stabbed three times in the leg. Rios has a history of violence and being in jail, but he will be eligible for parole in ten years.

Officers responded to a robbery at the Kwik Serve at 2191 Pyramid Way. The suspect entered the store, pointing a handgun at the clerk, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The suspect fled on foot heading northwest. The suspect is described as a white male adult approximately 25-35 years of age, 5’9”-6’ tall, 170-190 pounds, last seen wearing a blue and gray pullover sweatshirt, a black ball cap, dark colored jeans, and running shoes.

May 14, 2015

Luis Medina and Denicia Davis were arrested at 2nd and Center Streets on charges of possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

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