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Search continues for Naomi Irion, 18-year-old Nevada woman possibly kidnapped from parking lot

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Posted at 5:32 AM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 08:35:41-04

FERNLEY, NV — Officials are investigating the possible kidnapping and suspicious disappearance of an 18-year-old woman last seen Saturday at a Nevada Walmart.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says Naomi Irion disappeared from a Fernley, Nevada, Walmart parking lot around 5 a.m. on March 12.

Naomi Irion
Naomi Irion

A local ABC station, KOLO, reports surveillance video from the parking lot shows an individual walking from a nearby homeless camp before getting into Irion’s vehicle. The vehicle then reportedly takes off with Irion in the passenger seat.

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Surveillance video showing suspect

On Wednesday, officials said her vehicle has since been located in an industrial area nearby and it is being forensically analyzed.

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Irion's vehicle, which has since been recovered.

Officials are now looking into the possibility the suspect in her disappearance may be driving a dark-colored 2020 or newer Chevrolet 2500 High Country four-door pickup truck. The driver of the truck is believed to have “a direct connection to her disappearance and her current whereabouts,” sheriff’s officials say.

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Officials are looking for the driver of this vehicle, believed to be connected to Irion's disappearance

Anyone with information is asked to contact 775-577-5206, extension 2, or email You can also contact Secret Witness of Northern Nevada at 775-322-4900.