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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Reno.

Wednesday
Oct012014

Man Wanted in Selmi Drive Car Burglaries

(RENO, Nev.) -- Reno Police are seeking a man wanted in connection to several car burglaries on Selmi Drive.

Officers responded to a call of a residential burglary Monday and learned of vehicle break-ins around the area.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20s, with a shaved head.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement at 775-334-2175.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Woman Wanted in Stolen Credit Card Case 

Reno Police Department(RENO, Nev.) -- Reno Police are on the lookout for a woman allegedly involved in a stolen credit card investigation.

Officials say the victim's card was used at a business in the 4800 block of Kietzke Lane shortly after a Sept. 8 burglary in a South Reno parking lot. The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. near the 24 Hour Fitness at 6155 Neil Road.

Surveillance footage revealed one of the suspects is a white woman in her 20s, medium height with a thin build. She is described as a blonde, with shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a dark-blue short sleeved T-shirt with an unknown symbol on the left breast, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes.

Police are also looking for a gold-colored Ford Explorer seen in the area during the car burglary.

Officials caution drivers against leaving valuables unattended in their vehicles.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact law enforcement at 775-334-2144 or 775-332-4900.


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Monday
Sep292014

Washoe County Man Arrested in Child Sexual Assault Case

Washoe County Sheriff's Office(RENO, Nev.) -- Washoe County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 37-year-old man on charges of sexual assault against a minor.

Ramiro Rodriguez-Carrillo, of Washoe County, was wanted for incidents between 2012 and September 2014 involving a single victim, officials announced Friday. In addition to four counts of sexual assault, he also faces four counts of lewdness with a child under 14.

Officials say the victim was known to Rodriguez-Carrillo.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the suspect or incidents is asked to contact police at 775-328-3320 or 775-322-4900.


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Friday
Sep262014

One Injured in East 4th Street Shooting

(RENO, Nev.) -- Police are investigating a shooting incident that took place on East 4th Street on Thursday evening.

According to the Reno Police Department, multiple witnesses reported the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived at the scene, they located a victim with one gunshot wound.

Police said the victim's injury was non-life-threatening, though they did not provide additional information on the victim.

No suspect was identified or taken into custody, according to police.


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Thursday
Sep252014

City Council Approves Three Ordinances Related to First Amendment Rights

(RENO, Nev.) -- The Reno City Council approved three recommended ordinances to amend the municipal code related to First Amendment freedoms.

The ordinances will create free speech areas inside or next to special event venues and change regulations regarding display stands and merchandise sales on sidewalks.

Council staff met with local artist Steven White and event promoter Steve Schroeder in recent months, to determine whether any changes needed to be made to the proposed amendments.

The council voted unanimously in favor of all three ordinances.


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