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Man Wanted for Multiple Charges Including Mail Theft Arrested in Reno

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 19, 2023 5:06 am

RENO, Nev. (775 Times, NV Globe) – A guy who had attempted to resist arrest in Reno on Tuesday night has been taken into custody by the Regional Crime Suppression Unit (RCSU). He was sought for a number of offenses.

The Sparks Police Department reports that at at 8:16 p.m. Jason Pierce was apprehended by RCSU personnel on January 17. Pierce, however, attempted to elude capture by using a pepper spray and ASP (collapsible baton), spraying multiple Detectives before being put into prison.

Pierce was sought after for three different car chases when he took patrol officers on a long chase through Sparks and Reno. One of the pursuits, according to the police, was connected to a case of assault with a lethal weapon, and he was also suspected of stealing master keys for US Post Office boxes. He is also a suspect in a number of mail thefts and business burglaries.

Pierce is accused of several offenses, including:

  • Two charges of possession of a controlled substance
  • Obstructing and resisting arrest with a deadly weapon
  • Four charges of battery on a police officer
  • Felony eluding
  • Two charges of misdemeanor eluding
  • Conspiracy to commit larceny

RCSU is made up of detectives from the Sparks, Reno, and Washoe County Sheriff’s Offices.

Credits: My News 4

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