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.

At 7:00 pm on Thursday, water being released from Pine Flat Lake may be flowing into the Kings River at a rate of approximately 14,600 cubic feet per second (cfs).  This means there is an increased potential for flooding in some areas of Fresno County.

Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 18 year old Julian Josue Pacheco of Fowler.

Hot weather, melting snow and large amounts of water flowing into Pine Flat Dam has caused the Kings River to rush stronger, thus flooding certain areas of Fresno County and raising concerns of flooding in other spots.

6/16/17 - Coroner’s Office staff have conducted an autopsy on the man and have determined his death to be the result of a train vs. pedestrian; ruling it to be an accident.

Detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Ag Crimes Task Force have arrested 53 year old Manuel Solorio and his 30 year old son, Juan Ramirez.

Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 27 year old Brian Andrew Smith of Orange Cove.

6/13/17 - The suspect shot and killed by Selma Police officers has been identified as 45 year old Johnny Platas of Selma.

The 14 year old murder victim has been identified as Diego Perez of Huron.

Around 10:20 am on Friday, two men armed with handguns entered the “Joyeria Krystal” jewelry store located at 2215 W. Tahoe Ave. in Caruthers.

Contact Information

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