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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.

Wanted Felon Arrested After Burglarizing Home, Crashing Stolen Go-Kart

Created 07/28/2014 @ 04:16pm
Priest, H

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Fresno man on several charges after he crashed a stolen go-kart he was driving, and was later tracked to his home. Arrested was 34 year old Hollis Edward Priest III.


Deputy Injured During Struggle With Burglary Suspect

Created 07/26/2014 @ 10:30pm
Lopez, M

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Sanger man after attempting to burglarize a home in west Fresno. Arrested was 19 year old Matthew Adam Lopez.


Public’s Help Requested In Armed Robbery Investigation

Created 07/26/2014 @ 10:26pm

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects and suspect vehicle in an armed robbery investigation that occurred this past Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 3:30pm, the seventeen year old victim was working in the front yard of his residence located in the 9000 block of S Lac Jac near the City of Reedley. The victim’s eight year old brother was inside the house.


Sheriff’s Activity League Career Day

Created 07/22/2014 @ 02:25pm

The Sheriff’s Foundation for Public Safety will host a “Career Day” for over 130 students that participate in the Sheriff’s Activity League, (SAL).


Wanted Man Arrested In Connection With Orange Cove Drive By Shooting

Created 07/15/2014 @ 11:26pm
Alcantar, J

A 21 year old Dinuba man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred this past May has been arrested. Javier Serna Alcantar was taken into custody late last week near Reedley.


Missing Hiker located

Created 07/10/2014 @ 08:59pm
Gregory Hein: Found

Gregory Hein, the 33 year old hiker last seen on July 3rd located. Earlier tonight, shortly after 7:00pm, ground searchers found Hein near Davis Lake at an elevation of over 10,000 feet.


Search For Missing Hiker (Update 1)

Created 07/10/2014 @ 11:48pm

The search continues this morning for missing hiker, Gregory Hein, in eastern Fresno County.


Search Started For Missing Hiker

Created 07/09/2014 @ 08:17pm

Fresno County Search & Rescue personnel are currently on the search for a Clovis man who was reported missing earlier this afternoon. Shortly before 1:30pm today, family members reported 33 year old Gregory Hein had not returned home from a backpacking trip as expected.


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