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Police Looking for Bank Robbery Suspect in Fresno

Police Looking for Bank Robbery Suspect in Fresno

Fresno police responded to an attempted bank robbery at the Bank of America on Tulare Avenue on Thursday, September 18th.

The man in the photo walked up to the teller about 10:30 a.m. and handed a note saying he wanted $300 or he would shoot.

The teller was behind bulletproof glass and did not give the money, which caused the man to yell and swear at the teller.

The man left the bank empty handed but is wanted for attempted robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fresno Police Department Street Violence Section Robbery Detective Brandi Phebus at 559-621-2427.

Scam Alert: BBB Warns of Scholastic Scam

Scam Alert: BBB Warns of Scholastic Scam
Scholastic Supply Scam September 08, 2014

Perfectly timed for the back to school frenzy, consumers are reaching out to your BBB serving Central California and Inland Empire Counties on the Scholastic Supply Scam. The tactics employed by the company are similar to the well-known “Yellow Pages Scam”, a business to business operation that surfaced in 2013, and bilked more than $14 million from small businesses and churches before being halted at the request of the Federal Trade Commission.

Better Business Bureau Scam Alert

Better Business Bureau Scam Alert
Green Dot MoneyPak Scams Are Back September 04, 2014

Fresno, Ca- Your BBB serving Central California and Inland Empire Counties is alerting consumers of a scam that is hitting our area where so-called lenders are making false promises to borrowers in exchange for an upfront fee.

Unfortunately, consumers across the U.S. and Canada are losing substantial sums of money, sometimes more than $1,000 per victim, responding to TV, newspaper or Web site advertisements that "guarantee" loans to people with poor credit.

Neighborhood Watch National Night Out August 5th

Please join us as we make our rounds to the following locations and enjoy some great food, information booths and tons of activities.

4:30-5:00 Stoneybrook Apartments (SE)
4942 E. Balch (Kings Canyon/Winery)

5:30-6:00  Wesley United Methodist church (NE)
1343 E. Barstow Ave

6:30-7:00  Quigley Park (NW)
Fruit/Dakota
                
7:30-8:00  Frank H. Ball Park (SW)
760 Mayor Ave
 

Fresno Police Need Public's Help!

Fresno Police Need Public's Help!

Kings Canyon, regarding an armed robbery. Officers learned that two suspects walked inside the business and held the clerk at gunpoint. The first suspect pulled out a small silver handgun and demanded money from the register. When the clerk opened the till, the suspect leaned over the counter and grabbed the money. The second suspect stood by, acting as a lookout. The suspects fled the store on foot, leaving with less than $30.00.

The suspects are described below:

Suspect 1: Hispanic male adult, 19-22 yrs old, 5’04-5’06, thin build, light complexion, wearing a black Oakland A’s hat, a black hooded sweatshirt, black shorts and black/white shoes.

Suspect 2: African American male adult, 19-22 yrs old, 5’08-5’10, medium build, light complexion, wearing a faux fur lined hat with ear flaps, a red and black letterman style jacket, and black jeans.

Southeast Fresno Crime Alert

Southeast Fresno Crime Alert

 

Since Monday, April 21, 2014, three vehicles have been stolen from the EL SUPER grocery store parking lot at 3910 E Tulare Street. All of the vehicle thefts occurred during day light hours and two were taken within ten minutes of being parked. The public is being reminded to remain diligent and anyone with information on these thefts is asked to call Detective Steinhardt at 621-6308, or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 621-STOP (7867) where you can receive up to a $1000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

VEHICLES STOLEN

(1992) Blue Nissan King Cab pick-up, California License Plate,

93438H1

 

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.