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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Theft of Back Flow Devices 1-22-19

Case # WCSO19-50054/50055

Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $250.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the theft of backflow devices from two commercial properties in Sparks, NV.

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating two reports of backflow devices stolen from commercial properties in north Spanish Springs in late January. The thefts occurred sometime between Tuesday, January 22, and Wednesday, January 23, 2019 and were detected when tenants of the property noticed that water wasn’t available. These types of thefts serve as a reminder to all residents to keep an eye on their water systems during the winter months. Typically metal thieves target irrigation systems after they have been turned off for the winter.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s). Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect(s) should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3320, Secret Witness at 775-322-4900,, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword – SW.

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