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2016 Fresno Murder Suspect in Custody Print E-mail
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Monday, 01 May 2017 00:00

FRESNO - On April 5, 2016, at approximately 2:39 pm, Fresno Police Department dispatch received a 911 call of a deceased subject lying behind the dumpster near the Starbuck’s parking lot at 1100 “U” Street. Patrol Officers arrived on scene and found a male victim later identified as John Holiday, a 51 year old transient male, lying on the ground inside a concrete enclosure for trash bins. Holiday was pronounced deceased on scene and was found to have been strangled and stabbed.

Homicide Investigator’s worked extensively on this case over the past year and spent dozens of hours following up on potential leads in the case. Through evidence collected at the scene, during the original homicide investigation, a possible suspect’s name surfaced. The possible suspect was identified as 28 year old Norberto Cortez, a transient living in the Fresno area.

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Motel 6 Murder Strikes Again Killing Three More: In Custody Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:47

FRESNO - The man who allegedly killed a security guard at a Motel 6 on Blackstone Avenue in Fresno last week has struck again, this time killing three more before police take him into custody.

Kori Ali Muhammad (39), also know in the area as "Black Jesus", was taken into custody after shooting and killing three people Tuesday.  According to Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer the shooting were random.

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Fresno HEAT Busts Chop Shop; Recover Vehicles and Guns Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:24
KERMAN - Detectives with the Fresno H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Theft) Task Force have booked 34 year old Omar Soto-Lopez and 41 year old Pascual Rodriguez into the Fresno County Jail. Both men face charges of operating a chop shop, vehicle theft and possession of stolen property.

On April 14, 2017, Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home on the 12000 block of W. Central Ave. in Kerman. They responded to escort a citizen onto the property so they could pick up some of their belongings. The citizen had previous problems with the people living at this location.
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DA Linn States Madera County 100% Compliant with ICE and Homeland Security Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 19:36
MADERA – Madera County District Attorney, David A. Linn, stated today that the enforcement and removal operations weekly reports which were released last week do not currently reflect the status of Madera County’s compliance with federal law. D.A. Linn stated, “As of today, we are definitely not a sanctuary county, in that we are in compliance with ICE requests.”

On February 24, 2017, the Madera County District Attorney’s Office conducted an “ICE Summit” with two members of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of the Department of Homeland Security, including a Deputy Field Office Director, and an Assistant Field Office Director, from the San Francisco field office of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Fresno Police Department Implements CodeRED Community Notification System Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:31

New high-speed notification solution for time-sensitive messages and alerts

FRESNO –  The Fresno Police Department is proud to announce the launch of our new CodeRED community notification system to send important alerts and time-sensitive messages to residents of Fresno. Along with emergency and critical messages, the CodeRED notification system can also enhance our community engagement via the release of important but non-emergency information ranging from road closures and special event schedule changes, and even include other City of Fresno services.

“Upon evaluating our current notification system and other available options, we chose CodeRED for its innovative features, user-friendly platform, and information security,” said Fresno Police Chief, Jerry Dyer. “We’re excited to have the ability to communicate with our residents through text, phone, email and social media.”

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