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May 3, 2020 at 8:52 am

Kidnapping/Domestic Battery

On May 3rd, 2020, at approximately 0330 hours, a female called 911 asking for help and then disconnected.   After approximately 15 minutes, Sparks dispatch was able to make contact with the victim, determine her location and receive further information. 

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The victim reported that she had been beaten by her ex-boyfriend, at a residence in the 600 block of Field St and was held against her will for the last few days.   The victim called 911 because her ex-boyfriend was currently outside of her house and feared for her safety. 

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The ex-boyfriend, Bryan Cuevas, was located driving in the area of the victim's residence and arrested on unrelated charges and booked at the Washoe County Jail.

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Officers continued to investigate through the early morning, and a search warrant was served on Cuevas' residence.  Officers located several items of evidentiary value inside, which substantiated the victim's account of what occurred over the last few days.

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Cuevas was booked on additional charges of Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, Domestic Battery – 3rd offense, Domestic Battery – Strangulation, Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm and felony drug related charges.

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This investigation is on-going, and no other details will be released at this time.

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If anyone has information related to this incident, please call the Sparks Police department or Secret Witness.

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