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Deputies Arrest Three in San Joaquin River Gorge Burglaries

Fresno County Sheriff's deputies have arrested three Sierra foothill residents for burglary and other crimes in the San Joaquin River Gorge Recreation Area during November through March 14. According to the sheriff's office, detectives worked with Bureau of...
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Thieves Use Sheriff Phone Number in Scam to Steal Money

There's a phone scam happening in Fresno County in which the would-be thieves don a trusted disguise: an actual phone number for law enforcement dispatchers. The scammers are using a technique called spoofing to replace their actual phone number with one th...
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Identity Theft Sends Clovis Man to Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd has sent a loud message to a 47-year-old Clovis man that identity theft doesn't pay. Drozd sentenced Johnny Kajitani Jr. to two years and 10 months for bank fraud and aggrav...