Tahoe-Area String of Burglaries Investigated

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INCLINE VILLAGE, NV - Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or people wanted in connection with a series of burglaries of homes and cabins in the area of Incline Village, plus Kings Beach and the Placer County area of California.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a series of residential burglaries that have occurred since November in Incline Village and other Lake Tahoe areas. There have been at least 18 such burglaries, all having similar methods causing detectives to believe it is the same group or crew.

The homes all appear to have been unoccupied during the time of the burglaries. Losses range from a safe to electronics and other valuables.

Two people of interest seen leaving the driveway of one of the burgled residences are described as a white man and woman in their 20s, wearing black ski outfits and driving a gold Lexus.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying these people. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle, or the burglar(s) is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320, or Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword - SW.