Secret Witness offers reward for Fernley break-in

Secret Witness is offering a $500 award for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with a rash of burglaries in the Fernley and Fallon areas.

Dale Edwards of Secret Witness said in a press release burglaries have occurred in the Fernley and Fallon areas. On Friday at about 9:30 p.m. he said a burglary occurred at Robertson & Koenig Optometry in Fernley.

“This was the third time in the past couple of years this business was hit with the only thing taken being men’s Oakley sunglasses,” Edwards stated. “The suspect pried open the back door and was in the business for only two minutes. Surveillance video of the burglary can be seen at

Edwards said the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to these crimes or the suspect should contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department at 775-575-3383 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900,, or text a tip to 8474112 (TIP411) keyword — SW.

All calls to Secret Witness remain anonymous, and Secret Witness pays rewards for information on all crimes.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment