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, Methamphetamine, Handgun Seized During Search Warrant Service

Created 09/15/2014 @ 11:37pm

Fresno County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives arrested three persons and seized marijuana, methamphetamine, and a semi-automatic handgun during the service of a search warrant this past Thursday. Arrested were 37 year old Sompheth Thonethao of Texas, and 29 year old Sangsao Chanthava and 39 year old Tounkeo Vongsananh both of Fresno.


Injured Hiker Rescued (Video)

Created 09/02/2014 @ 08:58pm
Injured Hiker Rescued

A Ventura man was rescued yesterday on the Upper Kings River by Sheriff’s Search and Rescue personnel after severely injuring himself the previous afternoon.


Murder Victim Identified

Created 09/02/2014 @ 08:56pm
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Fresno County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives have released the name of a man found deceased yesterday in a central Fresno home.


Two Arrested, One Sought In Connection With Telephone Wire Thefts

Created 08/28/2014 @ 08:12pm
Fyfe, J

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of two men, and is looking for a third, in connection with several telephone wire thefts in recent months. Arrested were 41 year old Jeffrey Fyfe of Fresno and 22 year old Jared “Jed” Phillips of Armona. A third suspect, 26 year old Geoffrey William Guess of Fresno, is still being sought.


Two Arrested In 2007 Murder. One Still Sought

Created 08/21/2014 @ 04:49pm
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The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of two Sanger men wanted in connection with the 2007 murder of 21 year old David Vera. Arrested were 29 year old Victor Rodriguez-Mendoza, and 28 year old Victor Estrada. A third Sanger man, 28 year old Felix Rios, is still being sought.


Pursuit Of Stolen Car Leads To Crash, And Arrest Of Parolee

Created 08/19/2014 @ 03:26pm
Flores, D

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Madera man after leading deputies on a short pursuit of the stolen car he was driving, crashing the car, and then running from deputies. Arrested was 41 year old David Michael Flores.


Man Arrested For Robbing, Threatening Grandparents

Created 08/19/2014 @ 03:19pm
Cook, M

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Fresno man after he robbed, and then threatened his elderly grandparents. Arrested was eighteen year old Michael Patrick Cook.


Increase In Theft Of Telephone Wire

Created 08/19/2014 @ 02:15pm
Telephone Wire

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person(s) responsible for several recent telephone wire thefts.


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(559) 977-0379
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