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.

String Of Vehicle Burglaries In South Fresno

Created 01/30/2014 @ 09:11pm

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office would like to make the public aware of a string of vehicle burglaries which have occurred in south Fresno over the past several months.


Press Conference- Arrest Of Soul Brothers Motorcycle Club Members

Created 01/30/2014 @ 08:51pm

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims will hold a press conference this afternoon at 2:30pm regarding the recent arrest of members of the Soul Brothers Motorcycle Club.

The press conference will take place at the Sheriff’s Office main headquarters located at 2200 Fresno St, in downtown Fresno.

Three Arrested In Dog Mauling Case Which Led To Man's Death

Created 01/30/2014 @ 12:10pm


The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of three people in connection with the 2012 dog mauling case which left a Selma man dead.


Four Hikers Rescued In Eastern Fresno County

Created 01/24/2014 @ 07:13pm
Early this morning, Fresno County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue personnel rescued four lost hikers in the area of Huntington Lake.
Last night, shortly before 9:00pm, the Sheriff’s Office received a cell phone call from a hiker who advised that he and three others were lost on a trail near China Peak.  

Disturbance Leads To Shooting, One Arrest

Created 01/24/2014 @ 07:12pm
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Fresno man in connection with a shooting incident earlier this afternoon.  Arrested was 20 year old Richard Chase Douglass.

Grandmother Arrested In Connection With Near Drowning Of Two Year Old

Created 01/16/2014 @ 04:57pm
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The 48 year old grandmother of the two year old near drowning victim has been arrested in connection with the investigation.  Chou Vang of Fresno was arrested a short time ago on a single charge of child endangerment resulting in serious injury.


Jail Inmate Hospitalized With H1N1 Flu Virus

Created 01/09/2014 @ 06:13pm

Earlier today, a 61-year-old male inmate was hospitalized with the Influenza A, commonly referred to as the H1N1 flu virus.

The inmate, who has been in custody since this past September, first complained of flu-like symptoms two days ago. He was treated by jail medical staff, however his condition deteriorated. He was transported to Community Regional Medical Center where he is currently listed in serious condition.


Victim Intimidation Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Superior Court Clerk And Four Others

Created 12/31/2013 @ 11:05pm

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrests of five persons, including a Fresno County Superior Court Clerk, on victim intimidation and conspiracy charges after a month long investigation.  Arrested were 31 year old Christina Marie Lugo, 31 year old Ricky Modesto, 26 year old Leonard Aguilar, 42 year old Moises Lopez, and 37 year old Anthony Ray Tapia, all of Sanger.


Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
(559) 977-0379
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Deputy Chris Curtice
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
(559) 341-9330
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