RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Secret Witness is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted in connection with the vandalism, destruction of property, broken windows, and assault with injuries of passengers and drivers of RTC RIDE buses.
According to the Reno Police Department, seven RTC RIDE buses have had windows broken by thrown objects since of the beginning of the year. These crimes have occurred on four different routes throughout the community, and have resulted in one person being transported to a hospital, one person having a large rock land in their lap after it after it shattered a window, and a driver’s side window was struck and shattered causing the driver to be cut by broken glass.
Besides being a dangerous situation to passengers and drivers, the cost to replace these windows averages nearly $2,000 each.
Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s). Anyone having information relating to this crime should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900.