Lyon Co. Sheriff's Office says missing Fernley woman found safe

Jessica Brooks (Courtesy: LCSO)

UPDATE: 9/12/17

YERINGTON, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says Jessica Brooks has been found safe.

No other details have been released.


The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a missing Fernley woman.

Authorities say 42-year-old Jessica Brooks was last seen in the Spruce Drive area of Fernley around 11 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, and has not been heard from since. She was seen on foot, but the direction she was traveling is unknown.

Brooks is known to have ties to the Reno, Wellington and Fernley areas, according to the sheriff's office.

Brooks is described as a white female, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches and 130 pounds. She has hazel eyes and blonde hair with dark roots. She has numerous tattoos, including a "sleeve" tattoo on her right arm. Brooks was last seen wearing a pink sweatshirt with "California" written across the front, blue jeans and black boots with flames.

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone who may know the whereabouts or other information regarding Brooks to contact Detective Sean McNeill at 775-577-5206, extension 2, or contact Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

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