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On Sunday, homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40 year old Katreeva Woolf of Clovis on felony charges of murder, burglary, attempted arson and auto theft.

Around 7:30 pm on Wednesday, a Fresno County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the mountains was dispatched to help a husband and wife whose vehicle was unable to drive any further due to a fallen tree that was blocking the roadway.  The couple had a cell phone, but it did not have an active subscription.  However, it was still able to successfully dial 911.

On Monday, Fresno County Sheriff – Coroner, Margaret Mims, informed the public to be aware of fentanyl potentially being sold on local streets.

1/14/19 - Sheriff's detectives have identified the suspect from last Friday’s deputy involved shooting. He is 37 year old Jose Ledesma of Fresno. He remains in the hospital, listed in stable condition. He has been electronically booked into the Fresno County Jail. He faces multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, brandishing a weapon and making criminal threats. His bail is set at $185,000.

At 7:15 am on Wednesday, a citizen driving on Dower Avenue, just south of Herndon, reported finding a man lying on the side of the road who appeared to be injured.

At 10:00 pm on January 5th, a Fresno County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle for reckless driving in the area of First and Ventura in Fresno.

Just before 11:30 am on Saturday, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office received a call of two men working on a ranch in Cantua Creek (Derrick & Harlan Avenues) who were pinned under a large piece of machinery. Deputies, EMS and Cal Fire arrived and determined both men were deceased.

***UPDATE***  After conducting numerous follow up interviews, detectives discovered inconsistencies in the child's story of the kidnapping attempt.  Therefore, detectives do not see a credible threat and have canceled their search for the aforementioned suspect and vehicle.

On December 15, 2018 at around 7:30 pm, two men entered Primos Market at 3145 E. Olney Ave., in Malaga. Armed with a black semi-auto pistol, they order the clerk to go behind the counter. They robbed him of cash, cigarettes and cigars.

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