Rex Bernat was arrested in Reno, NV on April 15, 2021 for a felony fugitive warrant. Bernat faces charges related to the sexual assault of a child under 14 years of age that allegedly took place in South Lake Tahoe, California. Bernat has lived his entire adult life in Washoe County, NV. He is known to use the aliases Ryan or Rayan Samones, Ryan Bernat, and Mykee Daws.
South Lake Tahoe Police Department and El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office are working in conjunction with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and seeking information from anyone who may have been victimized by Rex Bernat in California.
Anyone who may have relevant information regarding Rex Bernat is asked to contact the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at (530) 542-6100 and reference case 2103-2287. This is an ongoing investigation.