Brett Doyle was sentenced to two counts of life in prison for sexual assault with a child and lewdness with a child under 14 years of age. Doyle will be eligible for parole in 45 years. The 12 year old victim had been under Doyle’s abuse since the age of eight; her mother gave a very powerful victim impact statement during the trial, stating her daughter’s innocence had been stolen.
The victims in a recent Spanish Springs shooting have been positively identified via autopsy as brothers Glen and Ryan Robins. They both suffered multiple gunshot wounds and finalization of the autopsy reports is pending the results of the toxicology reports. Read more about the case here. http://www.washoesheriff.com/press-releases.php?id=1500052
April 26, 2015
Ian Tanner was chasing and attempting to make contact with residents on Harvard Way. The suspect was combative with officers and wouldn’t obey their commands. Tanner was eventually arrested on charges of battery with a police officer.
A location on West 5th Street was the victim of an attempted robbery. The suspect entered, simulating a gun and demanding money. He was told by employees they didn’t have a key to the cash register and had been captured on their video cameras. He fled and no loss was reported. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 5’7”, 157 pounds, and last seen wearing a dark gray hoodie.
April 28, 2015
There was a robbery at Fair Deal Liquor, 1695 Sullivan Lane. The clerk reported the suspects entered the store, pulled a gun, and demanded money. Once the clerk complied, the suspects fled on foot with an unknown amount of money. The suspects are described as two Hispanic males. The first, the armed subject, is described as 25-30 years old and 5’9”, with a thin build. He was wearing a baseball-type hat, dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and a dark-colored bandana over his face. The second suspect is described as approximately 5’9″ and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored baseball hat, with a dark-colored bandana over his face.
Around 2 a.m., a suspect entered a convenience store in the 7000 block of North Virginia Street, brandishing a gun and demanding money. The clerk handed over an unknown amount of money and the suspect fled. An hour or so later, a similar looking suspect entered a convenience store in the 1600 block of Silverada Blvd., again brandishing a gun and demanding money. The suspect is described as an unknown race male, last seen wearing a black jacket with the hood up, a black bandana on his face, gloves and red or dark-colored pants.
A suspect entered a convenience store on Kietzke Lane and demanded money from the clerk, but the total loss is unknown. The suspect is described as possibly Native American, mid-20s to mid-30s, 5’7”-5’8”, medium build, short black hair, brown eyes, and last seen wearing a black jacket, gray t-shirt, baggy blue pants, and blue and white Nikes.
An employee attempted to stop a robbery in progress on Keystone Avenue. The suspects pushed the employee before fleeing. Latrice Kemp and Kevin Maddox were arrested for burglary and robbery & conspiracy to commit burglary, respectively.
April 29, 2015
A juvenile suspect was arrested after officers responded to a commercial burglary in progress on Plumas Street. The suspect was combative, lunging at one officer and biting another.
Philip Gerber was arrested for attempted bank robbery on Keystone Avenue, after simulating a gun and demanding money from the teller.
Officers responded to a report of shots being fired on Centennial Way. Several bullet strikes were found, but no injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.
April 30, 2015
Officers responded to a report of shots being fired on Grand Canyon Blvd. Shell casings were found, but no injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
May 2, 2015
Officers responded to a fight at Western Village Casino. Two males were engaged in a brawl which ended with one of the suspects being stabbed in the torso. He is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect is described as a dark-skinned male approximately 6’, 250 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt, black pants, and a Dallas Cowboys hat. He was with a female described as possibly Hispanic, 5’7”, black hair, wearing a football jersey with the number 83 on it. Both left the area in a older model, possibly gold Ford Explorer.
Officers responded to 2150 Gold Canyon Parkway after receiving a report of a male pointing a gun at another male. On arrival, officers discovered Nicholas Caramella was in a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend. Officers took over and Caramella was arrested on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of domestic battery. Bail is set at $43,000.