For Immediate Release
PR #:1300089
Date Issued:Aug 16, 2013 - 4:51pm

Sheriff's Search and Rescue looking for elderly woman in west Reno

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

Washoe County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue is currently looking for an elderly female last seen walking in the area of Mayberry River Park around 11:00 a.m. this morning.

Helen "Elaine" Haines is described as an 83-year-old white female, 5 feet 5 inches in height, 175 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing blue pants and a blue, or red and white striped, blouse. 

Haines was last see walking eastbound in the area of White Fir Street and the river walk at Mayberry Park. Anyone who has seen Haines, or has information about her whereabouts, is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff's Office immediately at (775) 785-WCSO (9276) or 911.

photo: Helen "Elaine" Haines:


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.

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