Media Relations

This section of the Web site is kept up-to-date with the latest news, announcements, and alerts from the Fresno County Sheriff's office.

Marijuana Plants Eradicated From Squaw Valley Property

Created on Thursday, 24 April 2014 16:01

As part of an ongoing investigation into illegal marijuana grows in Fresno County, earlier this morning, Narcotics detectives eradicated just under 900 marijuana plants from a property located in the 35000 block of Sage Lane in Squaw Valley.


Two Sentenced To Prison For Shooting Off Duty Deputy

Created on Thursday, 24 April 2014 13:52

Two men involved in the November, 2012 shooting of an off-duty deputy as he cycled along Friant Rd were both sentenced yesterday. 

Twenty seven year old Larry Dean McLaughlin, identified as the shooter, was sentenced to six years in state prison with a strike, and 24 year old Christopher Touchstone, the driver, was sentenced to four years in prison with a strike.  Both will have to serve at least eighty five percent of their terms before being eligible for parole.



Created on Thursday, 24 April 2014 13:32

Prescription drug abuse has been identified as one of the most urgent problems to tackle in the Fresno-Clovis area.  A special week of events culminating with a 5K Run/Walk at Buchanan High School in Clovis will bring awareness to the community of the scope of abuse and what citizens can do to help stop prescription drug abuse (PDA).  During the 5K Sheriff Mims will conduct a prescription drug collection in the school parking lot.

Sheriff Mims, District Attorney Egan and Supervisor Poochigian have teamed up to help stomp out this problem with support from local congregations, Clovis Unified School District and area businesses.  Three great events have been organized to help raise awareness in the community:


Detectives Seek Help In Death Investigation

Created on Friday, 28 March 2014 11:17

Fresno County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the body found yesterday near Orange & Clayton.


Residents Abandon Marijuana Grow

Created on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 16:46

Fresno County Sheriff’s detectives are currently eradicating an outdoor marijuana grow at a residence located in the 4500 block of N Zediker Ave, east of Clovis. 


Arrest made in Parlier homicide

Created on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 17:05

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This past Friday, at approximately 3:00pm, Parlier PD units, assisted by Sheriff’s deputies responded to 13551 seventh St in the City of Parlier after multiple phone calls were received reporting the victim of a shooting.


Man Wanted On Felony Charges After Large Marijuana Grow Discovered At His Home

Created on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 13:01


The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a Kerman man on felony narcotics charges in connection with large marijuana grow discovered at his home.  Wanted is 31 year old Matthew Crippen.


Deputies Search For Missing Elderly Man

Created on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:22

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Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies are currently on the scene of a missing elderly man in central Fresno.  Missing is 74 year old Luis Guerrero.


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Deputy Chris Curtice
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
(559) 341-9330
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