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Fugitive in Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Robbery 11-8-19
Case# RPD19-22412
Secret Witness is offering a reward, the amount to be determined, for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect who is wanted by the Reno Police Department on multiple charges. On November 8th, 2019 at 5:20 p.m. the Reno Police Department was contacted about a 23 year old male who was last seen in the area of Valley Road and E. 5th Street in Reno and family members had noticed suspicious financial activity on his bank accounts since his disappearance. Detectives responded to the call and at approximately 3:00 a.m. on November 9th the missing person was located in the above listed area and advised police that he’d been robbed and held against his will. A search warrant was subsequently obtained and served by the RPD SWAT Team on a warehouse in the area. Several subjects were contacted and ultimately suspects were arrested for Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Robbery. One suspect is still at large and the Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying him. Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2188, Secret Witness at 322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com or text to 847411(TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Wanted Suspect Brian Forest 1-28-19
Case# SPD19-869
Secret Witness is offering a reward, the amount to be determined, for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Brian Forest for eluding and an outstanding DUI warrant. On January 28, 2019 at approximately 4:25 p.m. a Sparks Police detective was traveling northbound on Sparks Blvd approaching Ion Drive. The detective observed the driver of the vehicle next to him in a white GMC Trail Blazer (NV 204F78) smoking narcotics while driving. The detective initiated a traffic stop and identified the driver as Brian Forest. Shortly after the initial stop, while the detective was standing next to the driver's door, Forest sped off. Forest traveled northbound onto Pyramid Highway from Sparks Blvd, and began driving on the shoulder at high speeds. The detective quickly terminated the pursuit due to the erratic driving of Forest. Forest has an active warrant for a prior DUI offense Sparks Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, 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 Robert Sheline
Case# Carson City 10/7/18
Secret Witness is offering a cash reward in the amount of $250 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Robert Sheline who is suspect in a GTA and fraud crimes in Carson City. On October 7, 2018, Robert Sheline and a female associate befriended a female victim at a Carson City casino. Robert Sheline was able to gain access to the victims credit cards and vehicle, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee with Nevada license plates 24E629. Robert Sheline then committed credit card fraud and stole the victims Jeep. Robert Sheline has connections to the Reno and Carson City Areas. Anyone having any information about Sheline's location can remain anonymous and forward their information to law enforcement, by using Secret Witness: Telephone hotline: 322-4900; Internet - www.secretwitness.com; or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword SW.

Fugitive Want Brian Malone 6-11-18
Case# SPD18-7716
Secret Witness is offering a reward, the amount to be determined, for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the wanted suspect BRIAN MALONE. Detectives have a felony warrant for Brian Malone. Malone who is wanted in connection with a number of crimes including Burglary and Grand Theft Auto. Malone should be considered armed and dangerous. The Sparks Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Repeat Offender Unit at 334-3877, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP411) keyword SW.

Fugitive Want Nicholas Lightfoot 5-11-18
Case# wcso18-00057
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $750.00, for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Nicholas Lightfoot wanted by the Washoe County Sheriffs Office in connection with multiple charges of child abuse and domestic battery. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is attempting to locate Nicholas Lightfoot, age 39, of Incline Village. Lightfoot is the suspect in an ongoing child abuse and domestic violence investigation. Lightfoot is believed to be driving a white 2011 Porsche Panamera, Nevada license plate number: LT43263. A stock photo of a similar vehicle is attached to this release. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicles, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriffs Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitve Want Kenneth Guerrero 5--9-18
Case# WCSO18-00056
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $250.00 for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Kenneth Guerrero wanted in connection with walking away from a work crew. The Washoe County Sheriff Office continues to search for Kenneth Guerrero, age 53, who walked away from an inmate work crew working in Sparks, NV on the morning of May 8, 2018. Investigators are asking for any information from the public that may help lead them to Guerreros whereabouts. Guerrero was last seen at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday May 8, 2018 in the area of 7th and Washington Streets in Reno. He was wearing a black US ARMY baseball cap, black sunglasses, a brown button-down shirt with floral design, and blue basketball shorts. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the fugitive. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the fugitive should contact the Washoe County Sheriffs Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitve Want Christopher Pool 5-5-18
Case# WCSO18- Fugitive Christopher Pool
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a very dangerous fugitive Christopher Pool wanted in connection with multiple felony warrants including battery by the Washoe County Sheriffs Office. Washoe County Sheriffs Office detectives are asking for any information from the public that could help locate a suspect they are searching for on multiple felony warrants including battery. Christopher Pool, age 43, is believed to be armed and is considered "extremely dangerous". Investigators believe Pool may be driving a primer gray 1998 Isuzu pickup, license plate number NV/514D28; or a 1998 Chevrolet pickup, license plate number NV/533A75. He has also been known to drive an older model brown tow truck. Do not approach this fugitive. Notify authorities immediately. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicles, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriffs Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Violent Offender Fugitive Maitland Carpenter 3-30-18
Case# Lassen County SO 18-Maitland Carpenter
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted for serious crimes in Lassen County, CA.. The Lassen County Sheriffs Office is currently seeking Maitland Carpenter, age 39 for a variety of serious crimes. On March 25, 2018 Carpenter committed an act of forcible rape and kidnapping by gunpoint at a residence in Lassen County. He is currently armed with a semi-auto pistol with an extended magazine. Carpenter has an extensive history of violence and is considered armed and dangerous. Carpenter has made comments that he is not afraid to kill someone to avoid capture. Carpenter is described as 61, 220 lbs., Brown hair and Blue eyes. He has tattoos covering his neck and other parts of his body. Although the picture attached is older, it is an accurate depiction of Carpenter. An arrest warrant has been issued by the County of Lassen, Superior Court of California for a variety of sexual assault and kidnapping charges with a bail amount set at $1,000,000.00. Carpenter has a second felony warrant for Terrorist Threats in the amount of $40,000.00. He was last seen in the area of Tako-Nee St. in Lassen County. Lassen County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics help in locating the fugitive. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Lassen County Sheriffs Office (530) 257-6121, 9-1-1, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

Fugitive Want Jessica Mansoor
Case# WCSO18-00013
Secret Witness is offering a reward, the amount to be determined, for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of Jessica Marie Mansoor wanted in connection with the pursuit conducted by the Washoe County Sheriffs Office on January 29, 2018. Washoe County Sheriffs Office detectives have identified one of the two subjects from a pursuit that occurred in west Reno and is asking for assistance from the public with locating the whereabouts of this person. Detectives are also asking to hear from witnesses to todays pursuit. The subject has been identified as Jessica Marie Mansoor. She was last seen wearing a white hoodie and blue jeans. The pursuit began around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018. A Washoe County Sheriffs Office K9 Deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white Mazda occupied by two persons in the area of Fourth Street and Ralston Street. The vehicle fled, crashed into a third party vehicle in the area of Riverside Drive and Vine Street, and continued west bound on Riverside Drive. Witnesses reported seeing a gun being thrown from the vehicle on Riverside Drive, the gun was located by deputies. As the suspect vehicle approached Reno High School, deputies decided to terminate the pursuit in the interest of public safety. A short time later, officers with the Reno Police Department located the vehicle on the 2300 block of Westfield Avenue. The vehicle was unoccupied. A perimeter was set and a search conducted for the two subjects from the vehicle. The subjects were described as a white male adult wearing a black jacket and blue jeans, and a Hispanic female wearing a white hoodie and jeans. Neither of the two occupants of the vehicle were located. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspects should contact the Washoe County Sheriffs Office at 328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

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 publics 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. Sparkss 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 publics 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 publics 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 victims vehicle, drew a handgun, and pointed it at the occupants while demanding the vehicle. The victims 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 publics 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, 58 tall, 190 pounds, brown eyes, black hair. U. S. Marshals Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the U. S. Marshals 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 publics 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 publics 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 Sheriffs 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 510 tall, 160 pounds. A warrant has been issued for Domestic Battery with use of a deadly weapon. The Washoe County Sheriffs Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriffs Office at 328-6370, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.

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