Secret Witness Program offers reward for information in Meinert murder case
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 — The Secret Witness of Northern Nevada announced today it is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the June 22 murder of Janesville veterinarian Richard Meinert.
Ed Pearce, a spokesman for the secret witness program, said $2,500 is the normal reward amount offered in murder cases.
“This is a first for us,” Pearce said. “We’ve never done anything in your area before.”
According to Pearce, the program recently provided information that solved its 37th homicide case.
Those with information should call (775) 322-4900. Callers may remain anonymous, and when they call they are given an identification number that serves as their identity.