FERNLEY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A 41-year-old Fallon man was taken into custody Friday evening for the kidnapping of 18-year-old Naomi Irion.
Troy Driver was taken into custody at a home off Alcorn Road by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office just before 5 p.m. on March 25, 13 days after Irion disappeared from the Walmart parking lot in Fernley.
Police also impounded a pickup truck they believed to be involved in the case. The truck is being searched for evidence.
As of Friday night, authorities continue to search for Irion. A second community search is still on for Saturday morning in Fernley, according to Irion’s family members.
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Driver is being held on kidnapping charges. Police have not released any information about whether Driver knew Irion prior to the incident but her family members believe her kidnapping was planned.