Sheriff's office seeks those who left stack of cars in Sun Valley

Cars illegally dumped on East Sixth Valley in Sun Valley in a stack. Washoe County Sheriff's Office photo.
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SUN VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three cars stacked in a pile on East Sixth Avenue in Sun Valley and ask for the public’s help with the case.

So far it appears the cars were placed on East Sixth Avenue between Leon and Lupin drives between Monday afternoon and Thursday morning, possibly around 1:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office said Friday.

Because the case is unusual with two cars stacked on the bottom car, the sheriff’s office hopes the case caught someone’s attention. They may have been moved in a stack so someone may have used a forklift to move them.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call patrol at 775-328-3350.

The stack is a hazard and the sheriff’s office is removing them. They ask the public the stay away for their safety.

When people see illegally dumped vehicles, the sheriff’s office recommends they not approach it and report it to the sheriff’s office through the sheriff’s app.

People who see illegal dumping in unincorporated Washoe County are not advised the engage the suspects but to report it at 775-785-WCSO.

People care encouraged to visit for alternatives to illegal dumping.


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