Two Douglas stabbing incidents appear to be connected |

Two Douglas stabbing incidents appear to be connected

Staff report

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office along with the Washoe Tribal Police are investigating two stabbings that occurred on Wednesday.

At 8:39 p.m., Washoe Tribal Police were notified of a stabbing victim on the Dresslerville colony in Gardnerville. The victim was transported to Carson Valley Medical Center with minor injuries. The victim said the suspects were several Native American males, and they left in a dark colored SUV in an unknown direction.

At 10:25 p.m., Douglas deputies responded to an address on Robin Drive in the Gardnerville Ranchos for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival they found a male with lacerations to his torso. The victim told deputies that he was attacked in front of his residence by four Native Americans, three males and one female. They left in a dark colored SUV. The victim was transported by air ambulance to Renown Medical Center in Reno with serious injuries.

It is believed that the two crimes were perpetrated by the same suspects.

Douglas County Secret Witness is seeking information on this criminal activity. Cash rewards are available for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of perpetrators. Call DCSO Dispatch at 775-782-5126 or Douglas County Secret Witness at 775-782-7463 or Investigator Jon Storke at 775-782-9908.