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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.
The search continues this morning for missing hiker, Gregory Hein, in eastern Fresno County.
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.
The body of a suspected drowning victim has been recovered in Hume Lake. Late this morning, divers recovered the victim in the Sandy Cove area of Hume Lake where divers had been searching since this past Friday.
Fresno County Sheriff’s homicide detectives are currently investigating a deceased person call near the intersection of Manning & Cherry.
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office wants to make the public aware of a recent scam.
The suspect(s) make phone calls identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s Office. They advise the potential victims of their failure to show up for jury duty, and their need to pay a $2000.00 fine before a warrant for their arrest is issued. The victims are asked to put the money in a “Green Dot” bank account.
This past Saturday, deputies and Search & Rescue personnel responded to a rescue call at an area near Stevenson’s Creek & the Shaver Dam.
A Fresno man was robbed at gunpoint this past Friday morning by two motorcyclists after they forced him to stop as he drove home from work.
Deputy Chris Curtice
Public Information Officer