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Fresno Police Make Homicide Arrest

Fresno Police Make Homicide Arrest

On March 29, 2014, at 10:14pm, officers were sent to Normal and Mayfair Drive South regarding a victim of the shooting. Officers arrived and found Manuel Murillo, 23, suffering from a gunshot wound. Murillo died from his injuries. A friend of Murillo's was near Murillo when he was shot but he didn't suffer any injuries. Homicide Detectives Ray Villalvazo and Tony Rivera worked non stop and determined that Murillo was shot by another rival Bulldog gang member. 

 

Merced County Looking For Escaped Inmate

Merced County Looking For Escaped Inmate

    Merced County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating and searching for an Inmate who escaped from the John Latoracca Correctional Facility, in Merced. David O’Neal Coleman Jr., age 40 of Merced, was found missing at about 4:45 a.m. this morning. Correctional Officers reported they noticed Coleman missing after conducting a routine Inmate headcount throughout the Inmates housing unit.

 

    Investigation has revealed that Coleman escaped through the roof area of the Inmate Housing Unit. In addition Coleman was able to manipulate the security razor wire fencing, freeing himself from confinement of the facility. It is believed Coleman ascertained serious injuries from the razor wire cuts during the escape.

 

    Coleman is described as a white male adult, forty years of age. He stands 6-0” and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Coleman has brown hair, brown eyes, and facial hair.

 

Disturbance Leads To Shooting, One Arrested

Disturbance Leads To Shooting, One Arrested

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Fresno man in connection with a shooting incident earlier this afternoon.  Arrested was 20 year old Richard Chase Douglass.

 

          Earlier today, shortly after 2:00pm, deputies responded to a residence located in the 1500 block of N Milburn regarding a shots fired call.  While en route to the call, Sheriff’s dispatcher’s received several other calls regarding shots being fired from vehicles in the same general area.

 

          When they arrived at the residence, deputies found several hysterical victims, including a ten year old boy.  None of the victims were injured during the incident. 

 

          The suspect vehicle, a dark gray color

Gang Member Arrested With Handgun

Gang Member Arrested With Handgun

On Sunday, December 29, 2013, Northeast Patrol officers were dispatched to 3344 E.

Stolen Vehicle Leads to the Arrest

Stolen Vehicle Leads to the Arrest

Report of a stolen vehicle leads to the arrest of a felony suspect taken into custody for possessing a firearm and possessing narcotics for the purpose of sales.   

 

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, Southeast District patrol officers Christian Ramos and Michael Aguilar were dispatched to the 100 Block of S. Argyle regarding the location of a possible stolen vehicle.  The Reporting Party of this call believed they had just located their stolen vehicle which was occupied by a male suspect.  Officers Ramos and Aguilar found the vehicle in question parked in the 100 Block of S.

Fresno Police Officers and K-9 Discover Ex-Felon

Fresno Police Officers and K-9 Discover Ex-Felon

Fresno Police Officers and K-9 discover ex-felon transporting three ounces of methamphetamine after committing simple traffic infraction. 

   

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, Southeast District patrol Officers Hector Zavalza and Tim Murray were conducting proactive patrol in the area of Eleventh/ Floradora when they observed a vehicle driven by David Stuard.  The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to stop at a posted stop sign.  The officers initiated an enforcement stop on the vehicle and contacted Stuard, who was the driver and sole occupant.  Officers learned that Stuard was operating the vehicle on a suspended license and also discovered a small amount of methamphetamine on the center console.

 

K-9 Officer James Young and his K-9 service partner Flurk, who is cross-trained to detect the presence of narcotics, arrived and assisted the officers.

Mall Shooting Update

Mall Shooting Update

On December 5, 2013, at 4:40pm, officers responded to a shooting at 2013 Mariposa Mall. Officers arrived and found Arthur Howlin, 27, suffering from a gunshot wound. Howlin was transported to CRMC with a non life threatening injury. Howlin was treated and released from the hospital. A bullet struck a business but fortunately no customers were inside of the business.

 

Street Violence Detective Vic Miranda conducted immediate follow-up investigation and determined that Howlin was involved in a verbal disturbance with another male. That male was identified as Strother Boy gang member Keshawn Jones, 26, of Fresno. Jones is a discharged parolee with an extensive criminal history. He is currently hiding out in the Fresno area.