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.

Microstamping: A De Facto Gun Ban

Created 12/16/2014 @ 01:06pm

Shooter's in Rifle, COMicrostamping?  A political gun-grab or a vital tool to fight crime?  Ginny Simone of NRA News investigates and her story features an interview with Sheriff Mims.  Watch the report:


Sheriff Mims Distributes Gifts at Valley Children's Hospital

Created 12/16/2014 @ 01:06pm

Operations Santa Claus with LPOA and Sheriff

Sheriff Margaret Mims launched Operation Santa Claus on Monday, distributing dozens of gifts to patients at Valley Children's Hospital.


Detectives Arrest Citibank Robbery Suspect

Created 12/08/2014 @ 01:54pm

Thomas Athey

Detectives Arrest Citibank Robbery Suspect.


Deputies Arrest Taxicab Thief

Created 12/05/2014 @ 12:18pm
Rudy Solano

Deputies with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have booked 55-year-old Rudy Solano of Fowler into the Fresno County Jail on multiple felony charges.


“Smart” Phone Safety

Created 12/04/2014 @ 11:57pm

Smartphone Safety

Taking simple precautions to secure your cell phone can protect you and your family.


Fresno County Sheriff's Reading Posse Receives Financial Boost

Created 12/03/2014 @ 04:42pm

Margaret Mims, Jim Yovino, Dr. Michele Copher, Dr. Laurel Ashlock, Keri Bennitt, Susan Ryan     

        On Wednesday, Fresno County Federal Credit Union presented Sheriff Margaret Mims with a check for $2,300.00.


Heroes Blood Drive

Created 12/03/2014 @ 10:00pm

Donate blood this holiday season and help save lives by participating in the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Heroes Blood Drive.

The 5-day event takes place Friday, December 19 to Tuesday, December 23.  It’s located in Sierra Vista Mall, 1050 Shaw Ave., Clovis.  Find us at the west end of the mall near Kohl’s, across from Payless Shoes.  Donation hours run from 12:00pm – 6:00pm. 

All donors will receive a free Fresno County Sheriff’s Heroes T-shirt.  You will also be entered to win one of several $100 gift cards to Sierra Vista Mall, movie passes to Cinema 16 and other great prizes.

This drive is made possible thanks to a partnership with Central California Blood Center.

Donors must meet certain criteria:

-Be in good general health

-Weigh a minimum of 110 lbs.

-Be at least 17 years old (16 years old with written parental consent)

-Eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours prior to donating

-Photo ID and Social Security number required at registration

-Donors may give blood every eight weeks



K-9 Apprehends Burglary Suspect

Created 12/02/2014 @ 02:50pm
Warrick, B

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Fresno man who was apprehended by a Sheriff’s K-9 during a residential burglary in the 500 block of W Vartikian Ave. Arrested was 43 year old Brandy Allen Warrick.


Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
(559) 977-0379
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