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Fresno Meth Bust Leads to 18 Arrests

More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine have been seized by the Fresno Police Department after their months-long undercover operation. The value of the methamphetamine is approximately $350,000. The drugs were allegedly imported from Mexico. ...
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Lawsuit Filed in U.S. District Court Against Former Clovis Police Officer

The suit alleges that former Clovis Police Officer Kyle Pennington violated the rights of Desiree Martinez and that the police department did not do enough to help her. Martinez asserts that Pennington abused her while they dated for over a yea...
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Sex Crimes Cases Often Trigger Emotional Reponses

In recent days, a 31-year-old Sanger resident was convicted of several sex crimes involving a 10-year-old girl. His sentencing is forthcoming but he faces the possibility of many years in prison. Individuals charged with sex crimes, especially ...
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Former Fresno Police Officer Admits Breaking Federal Law

Court records indicate that former Fresno Police Officer Derik Kumagai was being investigated for violating multiple laws and has pled guilty to conspiracy in federal court. Kumagai served on the Fresno Police Department for 14 years and was m...
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Vehicle Robberies Spike in Fresno, May lead to Backlash

A recent report by ABC Action News identifies car burglaries as a near epidemic throughout parts of Fresno. Several media sources, including the Fresno Bee, are highlighting the crime and encouraging the public to take notice. Politicians, civi...
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Fresno Suburb Site of Probable Murder-Suicide

The suburb of Selma, located in the southeast portion of Fresno County, is the scene of what local police are calling a murder- suicide. The Fresno Bee reports that police received multiple calls alerting them to possible shots fired on the aft...
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Fresno Police Announce Gang Crackdown Efforts

After a spate of shootings over the last several weeks in Fresno, police Chief Jerry Dyer has announced an aggressive plan to crackdown on gang activity in the region, the Fresno Bee reports. Surely everyone wants public safety but such a crac...
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Former Fresno Gang Leader in Spotlight as Chandra Levy Case gets Renewed Inte...

Will the man convicted of killing Chandra Levy four years ago get a new trial? In November of 2010, a jury found Ingmar Guandique guilty of killing the 24-year-old intern for the Bureau of Prisons. Levy’s case received intense media coverage wh...
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Arrest Made in Alleged Assault Posted to Facebook

The video was removed quickly from Facebook but can still be seen on other social media sites. Last month a woman appears to be forcibly stripped and beaten as she walks through an area of Fresno. She is taunted throughout the video and pedestr...
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Recent Fresno Attack Provokes Questions about Social Media and Criminal Defense

A video shot in Fresno that was posted on Facebook and is now available at Fresno's ABC 13 contains footage that is potentially disturbing. More details will likely emerge about the context surrounding the recorded incidents but without any in...
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