Sheriff News for 9/27/12

September 26, 2012 


On Sept. 16, an unknown suspect sent a pornographic picture to a child under the age of 14, via text message, to the victim's cellular telephone.

An unknown suspect forced entry into victim's residence Sept. 16 off Highway 41 and took property belonging to victim.

A deputy was dispatched to business location Sept. 16 off Highway 41 for a report of a burglary to vehicles on the property.

A suspect tampered and damaged a vehicle Sept. 16 off Highway 41. The victim confronted the suspect while he was tampering with the vehicle and the suspect fled the scene on foot. The victim estimated the value of the damage to be more than $400.

A deputy was dispatched to a report of a juvenile who was given marijuana by an adult friend Sept. 17.

An unknown suspect stole a flag from in front of business Sept. 18 off Highway 41.

A deputy responded to a report of a victim who had been hanging out with suspects for about an hour Sept. 18 off Rock Point Road. When leaving, the victim was assaulted.

An unknown male adult approached the reporting person's five-year-old daughter Sept. 18 while at the Oakhurst Branch Library off Civic Circle. The male was heard telling the five-year-old that she was just the little girl he has been looking for. The unknown male left before the reporting party was aware this occurred.

A device was detonated in the middle of Road 620 Sept. 18, 65 feet West of Buckeye Gap Trail.

A deputy was dispatched to a business regarding theft of items from a vehicle Sept. 20 off Highway 41.

A deputy was dispatched Sept. 21 to contact Child Protective Services regarding a female who had given birth at Fresno Community Regional Hospital and tested positive for narcotics in her system.

A deputy was dispatched Sept. 23 to Maples Lane to take an auto burglary report.

A deputy was dispatched Sept. 23 to the China Creek Condos for an assault that had just occurred.

North Fork

A deputy was dispatched to a report of a possible burglary Sept. 19 off Cascadel Drive.


A deputy took a report regarding sexual type contact with a child Sept. 19.

Property was found Sept. 20 at Chukchansi Resort & Casino and turned over to the sheriff's office for destruction.

Deputies were dispatched Sept. 22 to Chukchansi Resort & Casino regarding Cal-Fire reporting that gun shots were heard at the casino. Deputies met with security. Subjects on the fourth floor were evacuated for their safety. The rooms were checked and no one was injured or hurt.


A suspect and victim became involved in an argument Sept. 16 off Road 600. During the argument the suspect obtained a rifle and shot several times in a negligent manner in or about the resident. The suspect fled the scene prior to deputies' arrival.

A deputy arrested an intoxicated subject Sept. 21 who was lying on the side of Highway 49.

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