RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities in northern Nevada state a defendant in a Reno homicide has been taken into custody within 200 miles (322 km ) away following a chase between officers from several agencies.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office stated Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies attempted unsuccessfully to prevent a car becoming off Interstate 80 at Winnemucca, that is 148 miles (238 km ) northeast of Reno.
Officials said the car subsequently was chased 75 miles (121 km ) north into the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation about the Nevada-Oregon boundary where the motorist was detained.
Nicholas Silva, 23, was detained on suspicion of homicide and other offenses.
Details about the Reno homicide that happened early Tuesday morning weren’t immediately released and it was not immediately known whether Silva was an lawyer who could comment on his behalf.