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Fire Evacuation Warning Notices Issued in the Wishon Area

Created 08/28/2015 @ 02:25pm

Friday morning, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office began issuing evacuation warning notices to people in the Wishon area.


Man Wanted for Stabbing a Woman

Created 08/27/2015 @ 02:29pm

Francisco PetatanFresno County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for Francisco Petatan, 27, of Fresno.  He is wanted for attempted murder. Petatan has a violent criminal history.  He may be armed, so the public should not approach him.  Instead, call law enforcement immediately.


Detectives Recover Stolen Guns at Sanger Home

Created 08/27/2015 @ 01:21pm

Alejandro Rosales, 29, of Sanger has been booked into the Fresno County Jail.  He is facing felony charges of receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana for sale.  He is being held on $115,000 bail.


Deputy Captures Felon after Crashing a Stolen Car

Created 08/25/2015 @ 12:28pm

Angel GonzalesAngel Gonzales, 28, of Fresno has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on felony charges of vehicle theft, evading an officer and probation violation.  He has an extensive violent criminal history.


Suspect Evades Deputies, Crashes Car and Dies at Hospital

Created 08/25/2015 @ 12:27pm

An ambulance transported a man to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno Monday after he received severe injuries in a car crash near E. Clinton and N. Ashley Way in Fresno.


Coroner’s Office Identifies Human Remains Discovered near Pine Flat Lake

Created 08/25/2015 @ 12:23pm

On Friday, the Coroner’s Office positively identified human remains discovered near Pine Flat Lake as those of 81-year-old Zillabell Jane Friesen of Fresno.  The determination was made through dental records.  Family members of Friesen have been notified.


Search Continues for Sacramento Area Woman Missing in Sierra National Forest

Created 08/22/2015 @ 04:25pm

Miyuki Harwood8/26/15 - Wednesday morning, the Fresno County Sheriff's Search & Rescue (SAR) team is ramping up its efforts to locate missing hiker Miyuki Harwood.


Coroner’s Office Identifies Man Found Dead in Coalinga Field

Created 08/21/2015 @ 04:13pm

The Coroner’s Office has identified John Bertsche, 43, of Coalinga as the man found deceased on Thursday.  A manner of death and cause of death are pending.


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(559) 977-0379
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