4 Out of 5 Suspects Found in Virginia City Burglaries

By: Staff
By: Staff
29-year-old Shawn Staggs

29-year-old Shawn Staggs

The fourth suspect wanted in connection with the string of home burglaries in Virginia City has been found. Detectives looking for a fifth suspect.

On Friday, January 20, 2012, Washoe County Sheriff's Detectives detained Shawn Staggs, a 29 year old Sun Valley resident, wanted in connection with the burglaries. Staggs was subsequently arrested by Storey County Detectives and transported to the Storey County Jail on Burglary and Conspiracy charges.

In total, Washoe County Detectives have assisted in taking four suspects into custody: 47-year-old Daniel Garcia, 29-year-old Joseph Hager, 20-year-old Robert Allen and Staggs makes four. All men are Sun Valley residents.

The ongoing joint investigation between Washoe and Storey County Detectives is looking for a fifth suspect wanted in the case. Storey County authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 36-year-old Sun Valley man Joseph Anthony Young for Burglary and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary.

Detectives seek the help from the public in locating Young. Young is believed to be in the Reno/Sparks area. Anyone with information on Young's whereabouts is encouraged to contact Detective John Edwards at 328-3326 or provide information anonymously by calling Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

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