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Regional sex offender notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit is informing the general public of a Tier III (High Risk) sex offender.
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Secret Witness offers reward
Secret Witness is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the hit and run of a male victim in the area of O’Callaghan and Haywood drives in Sparks.
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SPD involved in officer-related shooting
On Oct. 13 at 2:26 p.m. officers from the Sparks Police Department were involved in a police-related shooting.
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SPD, RPD serve warrants
On Oct. 8 at about 8 p.m. detectives from the Sparks Police Department and Reno Police Department served a search warrant in the 800 block of Glen Valley Drive in Sparks.
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Sparks Fire Department responds to structure fire
On Oct. 14, at 5:19 am, Sparks Firefighters responded to a structure fire at 2126 Prater Way. The call was reported to Sparks Dispatch by a motorist driving by the property.
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Police Blotter 7/19-7/27
Sparks police department news from the week of July 19-27
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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SPD responds to robbery report
On July 4, 2013, at approximately 2310 hrs, Sparks police officers responded to the area of the 200 block of East Gault on a report of a robbery.
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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SPD makes gang arrest
On Thursday (6/13), at 6:20 p.m., officers of the Sparks Police Department responded to the area of 21st and Prater regarding a pending fight. It was reported that the occupants of a blue Ford Explorer were flashing gang signs at a group of juveniles that were on foot.
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Grant allows SPD to better police under-age drinking
The Sparks Police Department, using a grant provided by Join Together Northern Nevada (JTNN), had extra officers available to deal with the historical increase in underage drinking during the graduation and end of school season.
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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SPD responds to stabbing call
On June 2, at approximately 1:13 a.m. Sparks Police Officers were dispatched to 1100 Nugget Ave., The Nugget, on a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, they met up with the victim, a 45-year-old Sparks resident, who had a large laceration across his chest.
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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SPD responds to fight, report of shots fired
The Sparks Police Department received a call from a witness reporting what appeared to be a group of men about to get involved in a fight. A second witness called in to report that shots had been fired from the same group of people.
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Stabbing in Sparks
On Tuesday (5/7) at approximately 7:13 a.m. the Sparks Police Department received a call of a man yelling for help. Witnesses indicated a male who was bleeding was leaving in a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped by Sparks Police near the intersection of El Rancho Blvd and D St. in Sparks.
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Sex Offender Notification
The Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit (RSONU) is informing the general public of informational matters related to a Tier III (High Risk) Sex Offender.
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SPD responds to robbery at Sparks Middle School
On Thursday (5/2), at approximately 8:17 p.m., Sparks police officers responded to Sparks Middle School at 2275 18th St on a report of a robbery. Once on scene, officers met with the victim a 12-year-old male juvenile.
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SPD recovers stolen property
Last Friday (4/26), detectives from the Sparks Police Department were conducting an investigation into a series of residential, commercial and storage unit burglaries. Detectives developed information that indicated the suspect in this case, Troy Wise, had been acting as a fence for stolen property.
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