Third Suspect Arrested in Virginia City Burglaries

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Washoe County Sheriff

20-year-old Robert Jake Allen

VIRGINIA CITY, NV - Washoe County Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested a third man in connection with a string of home burglaries in Virginia City.

On Sunday, January 15, at approximately 6:30 PM, detectives contacted Robert Jake Allen, a 20-year-old Sun Valley man, in the 5200 block of Carol Drive.

Allen was arrested, transported and booked into the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility on one count of unlawful use of a credit card and two no bail probation violation charges.

No further stolen items were recovered.

This investigation is ongoing. Further information will be released as this investigation unfolds.

Detectives are reporting that three firearms (1 pistol, 1 rifle and 1 shotgun) remain outstanding, as well as several bows and knives.

Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Office Detectives Division at (775) 328-3320 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.


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