Washoe County DA News Releases

2017

December

Dec. 6, 2017

Conviction Secured Against Sexual Predator
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Child Sexual Assault Prosecution

November

Nov. 20, 2017

Co-Defendant Sentenced
ROP Investigation Leads to Prosecution on Financial Forgery Lab Charges and 25 Year Prison Sentence

Nov. 15, 2017

Habitual Criminal Sentenced to 13 Year Prison Term
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Habitual Criminal Sentenced to 13 Year Prison Term After Conviction on Burglary and Fraud Charges

Nov. 9, 2017

Prosecution Outcomes in Recent Cases Involving Elderly Victims
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Terms for Offenders who Victimized Elderly Citizens

Nov. 7, 2017

Identity Theft Prosecution
WCDA Announces 12 Year Sentence Secured in ID Theft Case

October

Oct. 25, 2017

Release of OIS Findings
WCDA Releases Report on August 2016 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Oct. 23, 2017

Guilty Verdict Announcement
WCDA Secures Conviction in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Oct. 20, 2017

Verdict in Felony Domestic Battery Trial
Man Convicted of Running Over Wife with Car

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Burglary Conviction Results in 15 Years

Sentencing Result
Heroin Trafficking Case Results in 19 Year Prison Term

Oct. 18, 2017

Double Murder Conviction Results in Two Life Sentences
Multi jurisdictional collaboration leads to resolution for victims’ families.

Oct. 9, 2017

Passing of Judge Flanagan
Message to the Community on the Passing of Judge Patrick Flanagan

September

Sept. 20, 2017

Guilty Verdict in Burglary Case
District Attorney Announces Trial Result

Sept. 18, 2017

Habitual Offender Sentencing
Felony Battery Prosecution Outcome

Maximum Sentence Secured
District Attorney Announces Sentencing in Fatal Hit and Run Prosecution

Sept. 15, 2017

WCDA Employee Recognition
Rotary of Reno Recognizes District Attorney's Office Investigator as "Law Enforcement Professional of the Month."

Habitual Offender Sentencing
District Attorney Secures Lengthy Sentence Against Repeat Offender

Sept. 8, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured
WCDA's Office Announces Outcome of Recent Robbery Trial

Sentencing Update in Attempted Murder Case
40 Year Sentence Secured in Machete Attack Case

Sept. 5, 2017

WCDA's Office Announces Most Recent Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction on Fraud Check Charges Leads to 25 Year Sentence

August

Aug. 25, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured
WCDA Announces Outcome of 2015 Attempted Murder Stabbing Case

Aug. 10, 2017

Habitual Offender Sentenced
20 Year Sentence Secured for Financial Forgery Lab Charges

Aug. 9, 2017

Life Sentence for Murder Conviction
WCDA Releases Results of 2015 Sun Valley Murder Prosecution

Aug. 8, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured
District Attorney Releases Outcome of Felony Battery Trial

Aug. 7, 2017

Assault on Peace Officer and Stalking Charges Result in Prison
District Attorney's Office Prosecution Update

July

July 20, 2017

Lewdness Prosecution Result
WCDA Announces Life Sentence for Reno Man Convicted of Victimizing Child

July 18, 2017

20 Year Prison Sentence Secured
WCDA Releases Result of Drug Sales in Presence of Child Prosecution

July 6, 2017

November, 2015 OIS Report Released
District Attorney Releases Officer Involved Shooting Investigations Findings

DA's Office Announces Outcome in Lewdness Case
Sparks Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life Terms

June

June 14, 2017

Result in First Degree Murder Prosecution
WCDA Announces Sentencing in 2015 Murder Case

May

May 30, 2017

Conviction Secured on Charges of Battery With a Deadly Weapon
WCDA Announces Outcome of Case where Victim Was Severely Beaten With a Dumbbell

May 25, 2017

Juvenile Sentenced in Robbery
District Attorney Announces Outcome of Lemmon Valley Armed Robbery Prosecution

May 23, 2017

Burglary and Vehicle Theft Prosecution
District Attorney Secures Maximum Sentence for Defendant with Long Criminal History

May 22, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured by Prosecutor
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Convicted on Drug Sales in Presence of a Child Charge

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
WCDA Secures 18 Year Prison Term in Uttering Prosecution of Career Criminal

May 12, 2017

Sentencing in Felony DUI Prosecution
District Attorney Announces Tahoe Man Receives Fifteen Year Prison Sentence for Seventh DUI

May 11, 2017

Release of OIS Report
DA Hicks Releases Public Report on Officer Involved Shooting from July 2016 Incident in Downtown Reno

May 10, 2017

Juvenile Sentenced to Prison
WCDA Releases Outcome of Murder/Robbery Case From 2015

May 5, 2017

Conviction in Deadly Weapon Case Involving Use of a Machete
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Verdict in Deadly Weapon Case

April

April 28, 2017

Sentencing in Battery Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Term for Man Who Victimized Good Samaritan

April 18, 2017

Robbery and Burglary Prosecution Results in Life Sentence
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Defendant Who Victimized Elderly Reno Homeowners

April 11, 2017

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
District Attorney's Office Releases Results of Prosecution of 2015 Shooting Case

April 10, 2017

Reno Woman Sentenced to Life for Murder Charge
Prosecution Stemmed from January, 2016 Stabbing Death of 21 year old Man in Downtown Reno Motel

April 7, 2017

Multiple Count Robbery and Vehicle Theft Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Sentence for Sparks Man Convicted on 11 Criminal Counts

April 6, 2017

2nd Annual Children's Cancer Classic
Annual Basketball Game Between Prosecutors and Public Defenders Helped Support Northern Nevada Children Battling Cancer

Reno Man Sentenced as Habitual Criminal
District Attorney Announces Result in Drug Trafficking Prosecution of Repeat Offender

March

March 31, 2017

Result in Newest Felony DUI Case
Conviction in DUI Prosecution of Defendant with Prior

March 24, 2017

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
District Attorney's Office Releases Prosecution Result from 2016 Downtown Reno Shooting Case

March 23, 2017

Domestic Batterer Faces Prison After Guilty Verdict
District Attorney Releases Trial Results

March 21, 2017

Verdict in Possession of Stolen Property Case
Man Who Stole Clothing and Keepsake Jewelry from Tourist Face 5 Years in Prison

DUI Trial Results in Guilty Verdict
Defendant Faces Up to 40 Years in Prison

March 15, 2017

District Attorney's Office Pays Tribute to Late Nevada Icon
Former DA William "Bill" Raggio (1959-1970) Honored

DA Announces Hit and Run Verdict
Duty to Stop at Scene of Accident Trial Results in Felony Conviction

March 14, 2017

DA Releases Tragic DUI Prosecution Result
DUI Driver Five Times Limit for Marijuana and Two Times Limit for Alcohol Sentenced to 40 years for Crash that Killed Elderly Couple

March 8, 2017

DA Announces Sentencing of Serial Child Sex Abuser
39 Life Sentences Secured in Largest Child Sexual Abuse Case Ever Tried by DA's Office

March 2, 2017

Reno Juvenile Found Guilty of Murder in Deadly Robbery Case
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announced that a 16 year old Reno juvenile male has been convicted of 1st Degree Murder.

February

Feb. 16, 2017

WCDA Habitual Criminal Case Results in 12 Years
Burglary and Fraud Crimes Result in Prison Sentence

Feb. 15, 2017

Sex Trafficking and Coercion Prosecution Outcome
District Attorney Announces Michigan Man Sentenced to 16 Years

Feb. 13, 2017

Washoe County Child Advocacy Center Launches Website
Provides New Resource for Information on Center’s Services and Mission

Feb. 10, 2017

WCDA Releases Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction on Firearms Charges Against Felon Results in 20 Year Sentence

Result in Robbery Prosecution
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Secures Guilty Verdict in Robbery Against Elderly Victims

January

Feb. 6, 2017

Washoe County Child Advocacy Center Earns Accreditation
National Children’s Alliance Recognizes Washoe County Child Advocacy Center for its Delivery of High Quality and Effective Services to Child Abuse Victims Through Accreditation

Feb. 3, 2017

Result in Lewdness Prosecution
DA's Office Secures Year in Jail for Man Convicted on Gross Lewdness Charges

Jan. 27, 2017

Result in Prosecution of Attempted Murder and Attempted Rape Case
WCDA Announces Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Brutal Attack on Young Victim

Stolen Valor Prosecution Results in 20 Year Sentence
District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Lengthy Prison Term In Fraud Case

Jan. 24, 2017

Outcome in Downtown Robbery Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Term

Jan. 23, 2017

DA Announces Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction In Burglary Case Results in 24 Year Prison Term

Jan. 20, 2017

Domestic Battery Trial Outcome
District Attorney Announces Conviction In 2015 Domestic Violence Case

WCDA Trial Verdict
District Attorney Announce Conviction In Multi-Count Robbery and Vehicle Theft Prosecution

Jan. 17, 2017

Habitual Criminal Sentenced to Life
District Attorney Announces Sentencing from 2016 Robbery and Attempted Murder Case

Jan. 11, 2017

Sentencing in Felony DUI Case
District Attorney's Office Announces 20 Year Sentence for Sun Valley Woman

Jan. 6, 2017

Multiple Life Terms Secured
WCDA Announced Sentencing In Sexual Assault and Attempted Murder Case

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2016

December

Dec. 29, 2016

Life Sentence For Reno Man
District Attorney Announces Outcome Of 2015 Murder Prosecution

Dec. 28, 2016

District Attorney Announces Attempted Murder Case Sentencing
Lengthy Prison Term For Difficult To Prove Charge

Dec. 16, 2016

Washoe County Jury Finds Serial Child Sex Abuser Guilty
Local Jury Finds Reno Man Guilty in One of the Largest Child Sexual Abuse Trials Ever Tried in Washoe County

Dec. 14, 2016

Lengthy Prison Sentence Handed Down in Shaken Baby Case
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to 60 Years in Prison

Dec. 7, 2016

Final Report on March 8th Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Hicks Releases Report on Officer Involved Shooting Death of Arteair Porter

Dec. 5, 2016

Conviction in Felony DUI Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Conviction in a Felony DUI Trial

Dec. 2, 2016

Sentencing in 2014 Murder Case
Reno Man Sentenced to Life for Killing His Wife

Sentencing in Multiple Vehicle Theft Case
District Attorney's Office Reminds Public To Take Steps To Prevent Becoming A Victim

November

Nov. 17, 2016

Sentencing on Lewdness Case
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Sentenced to Life

Nov. 16, 2016

Life Sentence For Sex Offender
District Attorney Hicks Announces Outcome of Sexual Assault and Kidnapping Prosecution

Nov. 15, 2016

Sentencing in Murder Case
District Attorney Secures Life Without Parole for Twice Convicted Murderer

Sentencing in Murder Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Murder Prosecution Outcome

Nov. 14, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting Report
DA Releases Public Report On June 21, 2015 Officer Involved Shooting

Child Exploitation Prosecution
District Attorney Announces Sex Offender Sentenced to Life

October

Oct. 27, 2016

Robbery Conviction
District Attorney Announces Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing

Oct. 26, 2016

Man Convicted Of Sex Offenses Against Children Wanted
District Attorney Asks For Public's Help In Locating Convicted Offender

Oct. 19, 2016

Conviction in Robbery and Shooting Case
District Attorney Hicks Highlights Importance of Aggressively Prosecuting Habitual Criminals

Officer Involved Shooting Report
DA Hicks Releases Findings In Public Report On January, 2016 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Oct. 5, 2016

Sentencing in Sexual Assault and Lewdness of Child Case
WCDA Announces Sparks Man Sentenced to Life In Prison For Sexual Abuse of Child

Oct. 4, 2016

Sentencing in Elder Abuse Case
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencing in Abuse Case Involving 84 Year Old Victim

September

Sept. 23, 2016

Conviction in Felony Eluding Case
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Found Guilty Of Eluding Involving Injury to Sparks Police Officer

Sept. 20, 2016

Sparks Man Convicted of Robbery
District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict In Robbery Case

Sept. 16, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Reno Man Found Guilty of 1st Degree Murder

Sept. 2, 2016

Reno Man Sentenced to 27 Years for Robbery and Battery
District Attorney Announces Sentencing In Case Involving Elderly Victim

August

Aug. 26, 2016

Guilty Verdict In Trial Involving Impaired Driving
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks announces conviction in felony DUI case

Guilty Verdict In Home Invasion Case
District Attorney Announces Verdict

Aug. 25, 2016

Guilty Verdict In Domestic Battery Trial
District Attorney Announces Conviction In Felony Third Time Domestic Battery Case

Aug. 23, 2016

Reno Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder
District Attorney's Office Announces Verdict Related to October, 2015 Shooting

Aug. 22, 2016

Recent Domestic Battery Trial Result
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Strangulation Case

Aug. 19, 2016

Verdict In Check Passing Case
Reno Man Found Guilty On Burglary and Uttering Charges

Aug. 16, 2016

Repeat Offender Sentenced To 20 Years
District Attorney's Office Announces Sentencing of Habitual Felon

Aug. 15, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Battery Case
DAs Office Announces Guilty Verdict

Guilty Verdict In Domestic Battery Case
District Attorney Announces Conviction of Reno Man In Strangulation Case

Aug. 11, 2016

Felony Eluding Conviction Leads To Habitual Criminal Sentencing
District Attorney's Office Continues Staunch Advocacy Against Habitual Criminals

Aug. 10, 2016

Guilty Verdict In Trial Involving Battery Against Elderly Victim
District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict In Recent Trial

July

July 29, 2016

Guilty Verdict In DUI Causing Death Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Fatal DUI Case

July 14, 2016

District Attorney's Office Veteran Training
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks hosts first of its kind veterans training

July 13, 2016

District Attorney Donates Forfeiture Funds
District Attorney Hicks Presents Join Together Northern Nevada With $10,000 Drug Forfeiture Fund Donation

July 5, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Case
District Attorney Announces Attempted Murder and Felony Battery Conviction

June

June 29, 2016

Guilty Verdict In Drug Trafficking Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Methamphetamine Dealing Case

Sentencing Under Recently Changed Sex Offense Statute
Sparks Man Receives Prison Sentence For Lewdness Charge

June 8, 2016

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
District Attorney Announces Life Sentence Sought After Recent Felony Conviction

June 2, 2016

DA's Office Announces Sentencing in 2014 Stabbing Murder
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Stabbing Death of Reno Man

May

May 27, 2016

Report on November 5, 2014 Officer Involved Shooting Incident
District Attorney Finds Officer Involved Shooting Was Justified Under Nevada Law

Juvenile Facing Murder Charge Certified As Adult
District Attorney Announces 16 Year Old Will Be Prosecuted As Adult

May 26, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Eluding Trial
District Attorney's Office Secures Guilty Verdict in Felony Eluding a Peace Officer Case

May 23, 2016

Sentencing in Victim Intimidation Case
Sun Valley Man Sentenced to Prison for Charge of Intimidating a Victim of Domestic Battery

May 20, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Battery and Assault Case
District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Recent District Court Trial

Sentencing in Burglary and Shooting Case
District Attorney announces Reno man receives 10 years in prison for role in drive-by shooting and burglary

May 5, 2016

Reno Man Convicted in Felony Domestic Violence Jury Trial
District Attorney’s Chris Hicks Announces Reno Man Convicted on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

April

April 18, 2016

Conviction in Burglary Case
District Attorney Seeking Habitual Criminal Status for Man Previously Convicted of Multiple Burglary and Drug Charges

DA Report On Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Hicks Releases Report on August 2015 Officer Involved Shooting of Russell Roberts

April 12, 2016

Sentencing in Lewdness Case
District Attorney Announces Life Sentence for Child Lewdness Case

April 8, 2016

Man sentenced to 18 years to life for June 2015 sexual assault
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Washoe County Man to 18 years to Life for Sexual Assault

April 6, 2016

Conviction on Felony Burglary and Forgery Charges
District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Man After Two Day Trial and Intent to Seek Habitual Criminal Sentence

March

March 24, 2016

District Attorney's Office Announces Verdict in Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm Trial
Reno man found guilty of battery causing substantial bodily harm after three day trial.

March 23, 2016

District Attorney's Office Announces Verdict in Felony DUI Trial
Reno man found guilty of felony DUI after two day trial

March 16, 2016

District Attorney's Office to Play Charity Basketball Game
District Attorney's Office Taking on Public Defenders in Charity Basketball Game to Benefit Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation

February

Feb. 23, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Domestic Battery Trial
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Felony Domestic Battery Trial

Feb. 11, 2016

DUI Sentencing
Reno Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Third Felony DUI Conviction

Feb. 9, 2016

WCDA Scam Alert
District Attorney's Office Warns Of Possible New Twist In Recent Scam

Feb. 8, 2016

Vegas Man Sentenced As Habitual Criminal
District Attorney Announces Sentencing Of Vegas Man to 25 Year Prison Term

Feb. 4, 2016

Report Released on September 2014 Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces New Public OIS Reporting Process to Increase Transparency, Releases Report on September 2014 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Feb. 3, 2016

Guilty Verdict in DUI Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Recent DUI Trial

January

Jan. 20, 2016

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Washoe Man as Habitual Criminal

Jan. 15, 2016

Sentencing in 2014 Sparks Murder
District Attorneys Office Announces Sentencing in Sparks Murder Case

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2015

December

Dec. 23, 2015

Sentencings In Residential and ID Theft Cases
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencings in Connection with Burglary and ID Theft Ring

Dec. 17, 2015

Reno Man Found Guilty of Robbery and ADW Charges
District Attorney's Office Announces Reno Man Convicted of Robbery and Multiple Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges

Dec. 16, 2015

Sentencing of Reno Man to Life Term
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to Life Term for Child Exploitation Charge

November

Nov. 20, 2015

Washoe County Man Sentenced to Same Term in Prison after Retrial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Washoe County Man after Retrial.

Nov. 18, 2015

Child Sex Predator Receives Multiple LIfe Sentences
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Sparks Man to Multiple Life Sentences

Nov. 16, 2015

Washoe County Fraud Check Diversion Program
District Attorney's Office Updates Fraud Check Program

Nov. 12, 2015

Sentencing of Reno Man on Child Abuse and Kidnapping Charges
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Reno Man on Charges of Child Abuse and Kidnapping of 7 Year Old Boy

Nov. 5, 2015

Washoe County CAC and Deputy District Attorneys Recognized
District Attorney Announces Child Advocacy Center and Deputy District Attorney's Office Recognized for Work on Behalf of Children

Nov. 3, 2015

Sentencing of Man Who Disrupted Local Government Meeting
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Fallon Man for Disturbing a Meeting to 180 Days in Jail, Suspended

October

Oct. 27, 2015

Sentencing in Manslaughter Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Sentencing in Incline Killing

Oct. 20, 2015

Sentencing on Robbery of Elderly Victim
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Pair Sentenced to Prison Terms for Robbery of Elderly Sparks Man

Oct. 8, 2015

Sentencing of Sparks Man on Sexual Assault Charge
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Sparks Man to Life In Prison For Sexual Assault Charge

Reno Man Found Guilty of Battery on a Reno Police Officer
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Reno Man on Battery Charge for Spitting on Police Officer

Oct. 2, 2015

Reno Man Found Guilty of Possession of Stolen Vehicle
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Possession Of Stolen Vehicle Case

Reno Man Sentenced As Habitual Criminal
District Attorney's Office Announces Man Sentenced as Habitual Criminal

September

Sept. 23, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Man to Life Terms for Lewdness Charges
District Attorney Chris Hicks announces sentencing of Sparks man to two consecutive life terms for lewdness charges

Sept. 22, 2015

District Attorney's Office Gains Murder Conviction After Jury Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks announced today the conviction of a Washoe County man on a charge of first degree murder

Sept. 16, 2015

Child Sex Predator Pled Guilty
Child Sex Predator to Receive Three Life Sentences

Sept. 14, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Man on Lewdness Charges
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to Two Life Terms for Lewdness with a Child

Sept. 3, 2015

Child Sex Predator Pleads Guilty
WASHOE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES CHILD SEX PREDATOR TO RECEIVE TWO LIFE SENTENCES

August

Aug. 24, 2015

Prosecutor Recognized by Rotary Club of Reno
Deputy District Attorney Nicole Hicks recognized by Rotary of Reno for her work on behalf of child victims

Aug. 21, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of a Reno Man to Maximum Term for DUI Involving Death of 16 Year Old North Valley Boy
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks announced today the sentencing of a Reno man to 20 years on a charge of DUI causing death

Man Convicted of Burglary and Property Charges
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Washoe County Man on Burglary and Property Crimes

July

July 24, 2015

Sentencing of Man for Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Reckless Driving
District Attorney's Office Announces Sentencing of Man on Charges of Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Reckless Driving

July 10, 2015

Child sex predator sentenced
Kenneth Montano gets life in prison.

July 6, 2015

Man sentenced in shooting death of his father.
Moore-Montgomery sentenced to fifteen years

June

June 25, 2015

Final Defendant in Serial Burglary Case Sentenced to Prison Term
Washoe County District Attorney Hicks Announces Sentencing of Final Defendant in Serial Burglary Case

June 11, 2015

Washoe County District Attorney’s Office attending new downtown farmers market
Members of Washoe County District Attorney’s Office attending Sparks Farmers Market as part of DA Hicks’ outreach efforts.

Man convicted of sexual assaults on children sentenced to multiple life sentences
Thomas Wray Herndon receives minimum of 90 years before parole eligibility.

June 9, 2015

District Attorney to host media conference on recent legislation benefiting victims of crime
Conference to be held June 10 at 10 a.m.

June 5, 2015

District Attorney’s Office secures conviction In child abuse and kidnapping case
Robert William Downs convicted after four-day jury trial.

May

May 26, 2015

District Attorney announces development of Public Information Officer position
DA Supervising Investigator Michelle Bays named to position.

May 21, 2015

Jury convicts man of first degree murder
Amadeo Sanchez, Jr. sentenced to life in prison.

May 20, 2015

Man found guilty in theft of Christmas presents
Jose Abraham Tofolla-Flores faces up 10 years in prison.

May 14, 2015

Man sentenced to 25 years for stabbing near UNR campus during Wolf Pack game
Simon Cordova Rios Jr. will be eligible for parole in 10 years

May 1, 2015

Local man sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault of a minor
Brett Adam Doyle will be eligible for parole in 45 years.

April

April 17, 2015

Judge sentences habitual criminal in gun crime
Jesse Albert Moreno sentenced to 20 years.

April 16, 2015

Washoe County DA finds officer involved shooting legally justified
Report shows police officers exercised life saving measures.

April 9, 2015

Judge sentences repeat felon in Home Invasion
Chevy Lewis sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.

April 8, 2015

Skan pleads guilty to stalking local high school girls
Defendant inappropriately videotaped teenage girls during high school sporting events.

March

March 11, 2015

Man found guilty in stabbing near UNR campus during Wolf Pack Game
Simon Cordova Rios Jr. faces habitual criminal sentence.

Jury convicts man of eight counts of sexual assault on a child and 2 counts of lewdness
Thomas Wray Herndon faces 10 life sentences.

March 3, 2015

Judge orders sentence of 50 years in prison
Defendant sentenced for 2014 robbery spree.

March 2, 2015

Habitual criminal sentenced to 25 years in prison
Marc Schachter found guilty of attempted robbery in September 2014.

February

Feb. 27, 2015

Judge orders maximum sentence for elderly exploitation
Defendant scammed local 78-year-old woman of more than $300,000.

Man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his infant son
Paul Mathew Revell is sentenced to life.

Feb. 19, 2015

Washoe County District Attorney's Family Support Division exceeds federal standards
Family Support Division near perfection in federally mandated audit.

Feb. 12, 2015

Man convicted by Washoe County Jury of shooting 4-year-old girl with a handgun
Quinzale Mason found guilty for multiple charges.

Feb. 9, 2015

Washoe County District Attorney launches Twitter account
Washoe County District Attorney enhances community outreach through Twitter.

Feb. 6, 2015

Convicted Stockton men sentenced for murder of Reno tourist
Frank Smith and Deljuan Goodlow responsible for downtown Reno murder in May 2007.

Feb. 3, 2015

Man gets life for 1997 murder of Reno cab driver
Shawn Harte is sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

January

Jan. 29, 2015

Jury finds man guilty of Battery upon an Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance
Shawn Hemingway to be sentenced March 30.

Jan. 21, 2015

Man sentenced for sexual crimes
John Cervantes sentenced 16-40 years in prison.

Jan. 20, 2015

Don't be a victim of phone scams impersonating law enforcement
Washoe County District Attorney's Office warns residents about scams.

Man gets life sentence for hatchet murder
Robert Owens sentenced for Cold Springs murder.

Jan. 8, 2015

Defendant sentenced to 20 years in prison in attempted murder case
Megan Pedro found guilty of attempted murder.

Jan. 7, 2015

Local Man Pleads Guilty to Charges from Motel 6 Shooting
Luis Alberto Machado faces seven to 46 years in prison.

Jury finds Elton Castine guilty
Castine faces up to 20 years in Nevada State Prison.