RENO — On Thursday at about 3:30 p.m. officers responded to check the welfare of a woman who was walking in the neighborhood near 4304 Loreto Lane disoriented, half dressed and carrying a golf club. Neighbors reported the woman, identified as 41-year-old Heidi Stewart, asked for medical assistance. Officers made contact with Stewart as she stood inside of the house in her kitchen. Stewart then pointed a large caliber handgun at officers causing them to retreat. A perimeter was established and after a series of phone calls, Stewart exited the residence and was taken into custody.
Stewart was transported to Renown Regional Medical Center for an evaluation. Criminal charges are pending.
Anyone with information in regards to this case is urged to contact the Reno Police Department Detective Division at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900.