Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 58 year old David Mitchell of Fresno.

He has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on numerous felony charges, including possession of a gun by a felon, possession of drugs for sale and probation violation. His bail is $320,000.
Around 10:30 pm on Wednesday, deputies made a traffic stop on a motorcycle rider whose dog was unsecured on the back of the bike. This occurred near Hughes and McKinley Avenues in Fresno. Deputies identified the rider as David Mitchell, who was on active probation. A search of Mitchell’s backpack revealed nearly eight ounces of methamphetamine and $3,000 cash. Deputies arrested Mitchell.  Fresno Animal Humane services responded and took custody of the dog.

Deputies then conducted a probation compliance search of Mitchell’s home on the 900 block of W. University Ave. in Fresno. There they discovered a loaded handgun, seven pounds of packaged meth and one pound of packaged Psilocybin mushrooms.

Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (559) 600-3111 or Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867,  You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.


David Mitchell

Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137