For Immediate Release
PR #:1900115
Date Issued:Oct 22, 2019 - 3:09pm

Sheriff's Office attempting to locate missing 20-year-old

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

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are searching for a missing 20-year-old Sparks man who’s burnt out vehicle was located in the Moon Rocks area on Sunday.

Kenyon Wilson is described as a white male, age 20, five feet six inches tall, 145 pounds, with brown hair, and blue eyes. Although he has not contacted family since October 2, 2019, he was seen in Sparks on October 8. This was the last known contact with him. 

Wilson’s vehicle is described as a dark blue 2004 Infiniti coupe with black front rims and silver rear rims. The burnt out remains of his vehicle were was located on Sunday, October 20 in the Moon Rocks area off Winnemucca Ranch Road north of Spanish Springs.    

Due to the circumstances surrounding Mr. Wilson’s disappearance, detectives are concerned for his well-being.

Anyone with information that could assist detectives and family with locating Mr. Wilson is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. Refer to case #WC19-5479.


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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