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Sparks plans ‘Take 25’ event at Legends today
by Tribune Staff
May 25, 2012 | 765 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Edward Gibson
Edward Gibson

SPARKS — Sparks Police Department will hold a “Take 25” event today at the Outlets at Legends at Sparks Marina between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in observance of May 25th’s National Missing Children’s Day, proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.

The event, held at the outdoor shopping center off Sparks Boulevard and Interstate 80, is a program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The purpose is to heighten the public’s awareness of children’s personal safety issues, with a focus on prevention. The campaign encourages parents, guardians and other role models to spend time talking to children and teaching them ways to be safe, according to the Sparks Police.

The Sparks Police Department will be running their Child ID program during the event, where parents can have their children fingerprinted and photographed for their records. Parents must accompany children to participate in the Child ID event.

The Sparks Police will also have its Mounted Unit on hand, and a SWAT display. For more information, call Officer Alex Mendoza at 353-2299.

RENO — Edward D. Gibson, 29, was assessed as a high-risk sex offender by the State of Nevada Sex Offender Registry. He has notified the Reno Police Department that he will live in the 500 block of Mill Street in Reno and is not employed.

Gibson is in compliance with all sex offender laws and is not wanted by law enforcement. He is not being supervised by the State of Nevada, Department of Public Safety, Division of Parole and Probation. Contact that department for information at 775-684-2300.

For more information on Gibson and other moderate and high-risk offenders in Nevada, visit or Anyone with questions about this offender can call the RSONU at 775-353-2244, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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