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Eluding Police Officers/Fugitive
Case# SPD17-5385
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $250.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with eluding a police officer and leaving the scene of an accident. On June 23, 2017 at approximately 4:00 a.m. Sparks Police officers were in the 1100 block of Nugget Avenue when they attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 1999 white GMC SUV occupied by one suspect. The suspect fled the area and crashed into a fence in the 3500 block of Pyramid Way Hwy. The suspect fled from the vehicle on foot into a nearby neighborhood and is outstanding. The Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. Anyone with information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (Tip 411) keyword – SW.

Fugitive Want Robert Ramsey 5-20-17
Case# SPD17-4312
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the wanted suspect in the felony eluding, parole violations, and other charges. On May 20, 2017 at approximately 1:20 a.m. Sparks’s officers conducted a traffic stop of a gold colored Saturn sedan in the area of the 1400 block of Victorian Ave. The suspect vehicle was occupied by three individuals one of which was later determined to be a wanted California fugitive ROBERY RAMSEY. Ramsey fled the traffic stop at a high rate of speed and authorities subsequently suspended the pursuit out of concern for the public’s safety. Ramsey is known to have contacted associates and had made various suicidal statements including that he was armed with a gun and willing to engage officers. Ramsey is considered armed and extremely dangerous. The Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the fugitive. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 353-2231, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP411) keyword – SW.

Fugitive Want Joseph Quinones
Case# RPD17-8068
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a wanted fugitive JOSEPH QUINONES d.o.b. 10/21/93 who is wanted by the Reno Police Department on multiple charges. While on surveillance officers heard two gun shots and observed a fleeing vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were the victims of the shooting. They stated that Joseph Quinones approached the victim’s vehicle, drew a handgun, and pointed it at the occupants while demanding the vehicle. The victim’s refused and backed away while Quinones fired two rounds striking the vehicle once. Quinones immediately fled after the shooting in a black two door sedan and is currently a fugitive. Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Brian Fox 2-15-17
Case# USMS17-X
Secret Witness is offering a reward in an amount to be determined for information leading to the arrest of fugitive BRIAN FOX who is wanted in connection with an indictment for conspiracy to distribute narcotics. Fox is described as a black male adult, d.o.b. 7-9-78, 5’8” tall, 190 pounds, brown eyes, black hair. U. S. Marshal’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the U. S. Marshal’s Office at 775-686-5780, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Mario T. Menddonca 9-10-16
Case# SPD16-7832
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $250.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Mario Thomas Mendonca a 37-year-old area resident who is wanted for Aggravated Stalking and TPO violations. No further information was available. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 331-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Escaped Prisoner Saldana
Case# RPD16-3926
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a wanted fugitive JAVIER SALDANA who is wanted by the Reno Police Department. On March 4, 2016 at approximately 2:00 p.m. Saldana escaped from detectives while being transported to the Washoe County Jail. The suspect was last seen driving northbound from the 600 block of N. Wells Ave. The vehicle was recovered but the suspect is still at large. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, D.O.B. 10/10/85, no further description was provided. Reno Police Department has photographs of the suspect available. Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Norman Smithart 1-5-16
Case# WCSO16-XX
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of NORMAN SMITHART wanted in connection with the charges including Domestic Battery with the use of a Deadly weapon. On January 5, 2016 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Washoe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a domestic violence incident in the Spanish Springs area. The suspect had fled the scene when deputies arrived. The suspect is described as Norman Smithart, a white male adult, DOB 8/22/73, approximately 5’10” tall, 160 pounds. A warrant has been issued for Domestic Battery with use of a deadly weapon. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-6370, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Palle Pono Bognaes 11-19-15
Case# USMS 15-Bognaes
Secret Witness is offering a reward in an amount to be determined for information leading to the arrest of fugitive PALLE PONO BOGNAES may who have possible ties to the northern Nevada. The fugitive suspect is wanted for failure to surrender to Federal prison after his conviction and sentencing to 80 months in a 2001 tax evasion scheme jury trial. Bognaes is described as a white or white Hispanic male adult, 72 years old, 5’11” tall, 275 pounds, blue eyes, partially gray hair. Bognaes has used the alias Chris Brown, has ties to California, is an international traveler, financial advisor, and could currently be residing in the Caribbean islands. U. S. Marshal’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the U. S. Marshal’s Office at 775-686-5780, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Wanted Suspect Shooting/Eluding7-25-15
Case# SPD15-6845/7131
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Jovanny Acuna-Martinez, 23 years old, wanted in connection with the eluding and shooting a firearm in the 300 block of L Street Sparks, NV. On July 16, 2015 Officers were called to the above area on a report of the suspect. Jovanny Acuna-Martinez, firing a handgun into the air. The suspect had fled the area and was not located. On July 25, 2015 the suspect’s vehicle was located in the area of the 1400 block of Victorian Ave. where a traffic stop was attempted. The suspect fled at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later recovered but the suspect is still at large. Sparks Police Department has pictures of the suspect. Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Sparks Police Department at 331-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Jonathan Hanes 7-15-15
Case# RPD15-14466
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a wanted fugitive JONATHAN HANES who is wanted by both the Reno and Sparks Police Departments. Over the last several weeks the suspect has eluded law enforcement in both cities. The suspect has been a fugitive since March and is a person of interest in an attempted murder and is wanted in addition for felony eluding, parole violations pertaining to a battery with a knife case, and two misdemeanor warrants. The suspect is described as a white adult, 23 years old, approximately 5’9” tall, 150 pounds, brown hair, and blue eyes. The suspect has a tattoo on his right arm that reads “PIRU LUVE, PAPER” and another on his left arm that reads “RIP DATRELL, CHASE”. Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Sparks Police Department at 353-2225, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Burglary Suspect 7-9-15
Case# WCSO15-XXXX
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $250.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the multiple charges including vehicle burglary, outstanding felony warrant, obstructing, and resisting arrest. Ashton Spohn, age 21, is a suspect in a vehicle burglary in the area of Sun Valley Blvd. and Second Ave. early this month. On July 9, 2015 at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputies made contact with the suspect who fled on foot. Deputies were unable to locate the suspect who is described as a white male adult, approximately 5’10” tall, 140 pounds, hazel eyes, and short blonde hair. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to these crimes or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Wants 3 Suspects 11-19-14
Case# USMS14-XXXX
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of fugitives TIMOTHY TOFAUTE, BRIAN AUCHENBACH, and DAVID DIXON who have possible ties to the northern Nevada area.. The fugitives are suspects in numerous felonies including kidnapping, false imprisonment, and assault with a deadly weapon in an armed takeover of the Chukchansi Indian Resort and Casino in Coarsegold, CA on October 9, 2014. All three suspects have extensive military, private security, and firearms training and are considered armed and dangerous. U. S. Marshal’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the U. S. Marshal’s Office at 775-686-5780, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Wanted Fugitive Pharoah Thomas
Case# RPD14-XXXXX
Secret Witness is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of fugitive PHAROAH THOMAS possibly in Reno, NV. The fugitive suspect is wanted by the Reno Police Department and the U. S. Marshall’s Office for Sex Trafficking, Battery with intent to kill, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The suspect is described as a black male adult, d.o.b. 8-19-74, approximately 5’11” tall, 155 pounds, black hair, brown eyes. U. S. Marshal’s Office and the Reno Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the U. S. Marshal’s Office at 775-686-5780, Detective Charles Smith at the Reno Police Department 775-745-3733, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Roger Paul Przybyla
Case# USMS 13-
Secret Witness is offering a reward (amount to be determined) for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of fugitive Roger Paul Przybyla by the Reno, Police Department, Washington State, Nevada Parole and Probation and the U. S. Marshal’s Service. Przybyla is wanted for Probation Violations and drug charges. The suspect is described as a white male, d.o.b. 4/14/1982, 6’0” tall, 200 pounds, hazel eyes, and brown hair. The suspect is known to have violent tendencies. He has used the aliases: Christopher Higgins, Owen Damon Marshall, and Damon Marshall Owen. U. S. Marshall’s Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact U. S. Marshall Quinn Pardo at 775-223-9044, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Wanted Fugitive Karen Lynn Gale
Case# USMS13-xxxx
Secret Witness is offering a reward (amount to be determined) for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of fugitive KAREN LYNN GALE of Reno, NV. GALE is wanted for Failing to Appear on a federal drug case. She has already eluded capture by running away from a DEA Task Force officer earlier in June. Gale may be driving a light colored 1999 KIA Sportage, Nevada license 138YWV. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic female, d.o.b. 4/6/74, 5’5” tall, 135 pounds, blue eyes, and red or auburn colored hair. U. S. Marshall’s Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact U. S. Marshall Quinn Pardo at 775-223-9044, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

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