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Sparks Police searching for murder suspect

Katrina Carvalho has an active warrant for Open Murder with a Deadly Weapon.
Katrina Carvalho has an active warrant for Open Murder with a Deadly Weapon.(Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Feb. 15, 2021 at 11:24 AM PST|Updated: Oct. 27, 2021 at 8:50 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - OCT. 27 UPDATE: The Sparks Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find the woman wanted for a February 14, 2021 murder.

Secret Witness is offering a $1500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Katrina Cavahlo. Cavahlo was believed to have been involved in a confrontation at an apartment complex on El Rancho where Vintell Johnson, 24, was murdered.

Cavahlo was last known to be in the Chilcoot / Vinton area of Plumas County. If you see Cavahlo, call 911. Police ask that you not approach her.

APRIL 23, 2021 UPDATE: The Sparks Police Department has identified a suspect in a Valentine’s Day shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead.

Katrina Carvalho has an active warrant for Open Murder with a Deadly Weapon. She is also wanted on an unrelated warrant from the Department of Public Safety, Parole and Probation Division.

The February 14 shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. at 1855 El Rancho Drive.

The victim, Vintell Johnson, was found with gunshot wounds and later died at Renown.

Anyone with information on Carvalho’s whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to her arrest.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are investigating after a 25-year-old man was found shot Sunday in Sparks.

Officers responded to 1855 El Rancho Drive around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 14 after several callers reported hearing an argument and gunshots.

Police found Vintell Johnson with gunshot wounds. Officers started life-saving measures until medics arrived. Johnson as then taken to Renown Medical where he later died.

No information about a suspect was released.

Secret Witness is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Sparks Police Dispatch at 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

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