For Immediate Release
PR #:1900070
Date Issued:Jul 30, 2019 - 12:14pm

Family of missing man offers reward for information

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

The family of a missing Hidden Valley man is now offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to his location.

Scott Madden, age 38, was last seen in the area of his residence on Rough Rock Road at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019. His vehicle was discovered at Galena Creek Regional Park the following Wednesday, July 17, however Madden has not yet been located.

Madden is described as a white male, 6 feet, 4 inches tall, brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320.


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.

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