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4 Yr. Old Girl's Death Ruled an Accident

Created 01/26/2015 @ 01:50pm

On Tuesday, January 27th, a forensic pathologist performed an autopsy on 4-year-old Estefania Duque who died Sunday afternoon.  The exam showed Duque's manner of death was accidental and her cause of death was positional asphyxiation.


Stolen Car Crash Leads to Arrest of Burglary Crew

Created 01/23/2015 @ 01:37pm

Jacob Ryan, Joshua Ryan, Trent Murphy, Disiree VillalobosDeputies have arrested four people believed to responsible for more than a half dozen burglaries during the last two months.


Sheriff Mims Discusses Crime Stats & Plans for 2015

Created 01/22/2015 @ 01:28pm

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret MimsSheriff Margaret Mims recently served as a guest speaker at the Eggs & Issues breakfast hosted by the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce.


Metal Thief Arrested; 650 lbs. of Copper Wire Recovered

Created 01/22/2015 @ 11:58pm

Richardo AvilaOn Wednesday, detectives with the Agricultural Crimes Task-Force arrested Richardo Avila, 32, of Fresno.


Man Shot in Nose with BB Gun at Table Mountain Casino

Created 01/21/2015 @ 12:36pm

Photo Courtesy:  Menupix.comAt 5:30 Wednesday morning, deputies were dispatched to the parking lot of Table Mountain Casino in Friant regarding a man suffering from a gunshot wound.


ID Theft Suspect & Ex-Felon Arrested

Created 01/20/2015 @ 04:51pm

Deputies have arrested 32-year old Joie Carrell and 35-year-old Cherice McMillian.


Victim Identified in Big Creek House Fire

Created 01/16/2015 @ 01:49pm

The Fresno County Sheriff – Coroner’s Office has identified the man found deceased inside a burned home in Big Creek.  He is 58-year-old Scott Newquist, a resident of the home.


Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle Leads to Arrest of Parolee

Created 01/14/2015 @ 04:55pm

Luis Abrams & Brittany OlsenThe Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Fresno man and woman on several felony charges after leading deputies on a high speed pursuit.


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