Suspect in custody; Sun Valley standoff ends

Sidrick Romero
Sidrick Romero(Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Oct. 24, 2021 at 4:35 PM PDT
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SUN VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - OCT. 25 UPDATE: A fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshals is facing charges after a standoff in Sun Valley. Sidrick Romero was wanted on a federal warrant and violation of parole in Nevada for a previous charge of battery with a deadly weapon.

Washoe County deputies say they tried to contact Romero Sunday afternoon and he ran away. He went into a home on the 5200 block of Slope Drive and barricaded himself inside. He eventually surrendered and was arrested around 4:00 p.m.

Romero now faces additional charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, home invasion, child endangerment, and obstructing and resisting a public officer.

Anyone with additional information regarding Sidrick Romero can call the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division at (775) 328-3350 or may remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said a standoff is over and one person is in custody after a standoff of several hours in Sun Valley.

People who were evacuated were allowed to return home.

The standoff was in the 5200 block of Slope Drive in Sun Valley.

The sheriff’s office did not immediately say why it sought to detain the suspect.

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