Reno Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Home Robbery and Burglary - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Reno Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Home Robbery and Burglary

Posted: Updated:

Reno Police have a man behind bars charged with robbing Reno homeowners at gunpoint, firing a weapon and burglarizing their home. 

Officers responded to reports of a residential armed burglary on May 16. The victims report knowing the suspect, identified as John Gordon Jackson. They say he entered their Reno home through an open window, confronted them at gunpoint. The suspect proceeded to demand items from the home, pointed a gun at the residents and threatened to kill the residents. 

Police say Jackson fired the weapon inside of the home striking a window after a victim attempted to tackle him. After robbing the home Jackson stole the resident's car and took off. Police say there were no injuries. 

Police say the stolen car was abandoned near the home, and Jackson proceeded to run on foot. 

John Jackson was later located in Reno.

John Gordon Jackson is charged with Burglary, 2 counts of Armed Robbery, 5 counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Child Abuse/Neglect, Felony Domestic Battery, Ex Felon possession of a firearm, Discharging weapon within structure, Burglary, 2 counts of Armed Robbery, 5 counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Child Abuse/Neglect, Felony Domestic Battery, Ex Felon possession of a firearm, Discharging weapon within structure. 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Reno 1868 FC Continues Hot Streak with Win Over Portland

    Reno 1868 FC Continues Hot Streak with Win Over Portland

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:18 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:18:21 GMT

    Reno 1868 FC players are once again kings of goal scoring in North America after the team recorded six goals in a rout of Portland Timbers 2 Saturday night. Playoff-bound Reno crushed Portland 6-1 in front of 5,640 fans, putting the club up to 69 regular season goals this year (a USL record). 

    More >>

    Reno 1868 FC players are once again kings of goal scoring in North America after the team recorded six goals in a rout of Portland Timbers 2 Saturday night. Playoff-bound Reno crushed Portland 6-1 in front of 5,640 fans, putting the club up to 69 regular season goals this year (a USL record). 

    More >>
  • Nevada Blown Out at Washington State

    Nevada Blown Out at Washington State

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:08:01 GMT
    -Nephi Sewell posted a career-high 10 tackles, the first double digit tackle performance of his career. Sewell also recorded his first career interception in the middle part of the fourth quarter at the Washington State 8-yard line. -Sophomore RB Maliek Broady got the first carries of his collegiate career in the fourth quarter, finishing with four carries for 17 yards and scoring Nevada’s lone TD of the game, the first of his career. -CB Ahki Muhammad forced a fumble in the t...More >>
    -Nephi Sewell posted a career-high 10 tackles, the first double digit tackle performance of his career. Sewell also recorded his first career interception in the middle part of the fourth quarter at the Washington State 8-yard line. -Sophomore RB Maliek Broady got the first carries of his collegiate career in the fourth quarter, finishing with four carries for 17 yards and scoring Nevada’s lone TD of the game, the first of his career. -CB Ahki Muhammad forced a fumble in the t...More >>
  • Crews Work to Restore Angora Fire Site

    Crews Work to Restore Angora Fire Site

    Saturday, September 23 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-09-24 00:43:12 GMT

    Saturday marked the 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day in South Lake Tahoe, where members of the Save Lake Tahoe as well as residents helped with restoration efforts near the Angora fire site.

    More >>

    Saturday marked the 20th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day in South Lake Tahoe, where members of the Save Lake Tahoe as well as residents helped with restoration efforts near the Angora fire site.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.