Bust On Hachman Street

Search Warrant Yields Firearm and Narcotic Sales Materials On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at about 7 AM, Officers from the Coalinga Police Department, with the assistance of the Crisis Response Team from the Pleasant Valley and Avenal State Prisons executed a search warrant in the 400 block of South Hachman Street in Coalinga. The search…

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Students Struck By Vehicles Two Incidents on Separate Days December 3, 2021 • Sunset Street On Friday, December 3, 2021, Coalinga police officers were dispatched to the emergency room at the Coalinga Regional Medical Center for a report of a child struck by a vehicle. The investigation revealed the child was being dropped off for…

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Chief Blevins Retiring

Retirement of Coalinga Police Chief Darren Blevins •September 8: 1995, Darren Blevins was hired as a Level II Reserve Police Officer for Coalinga Police Department. •July 1, 1996: Darren was reclassified to a full-time Police Officer. • October 14, 2003: Darren was promoted to the position of Police Corporal. • December 13, 2005: Darren was…

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Guns And Drugs Found During Vehicle Check

On Friday November 26, 2021, at 3:37 pm an officer with the Coalinga Police Department conducted a vehicle check in the 200 block of E. Pleasant Street on a white Ford Mustang, which was occupied by Coalinga resident Johnathon Beltran, who was seated in the driver seat. While the officer was checking for wants and…

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Two Struck By Gun Fire

For Immediate Release:Date: November 20, 2021Prepared By/Contact Person: Darren Blevins, Chief of Police On November 19, 2021, around 11:30 PM, Officers from the Coalinga Police Department were dispatched and responded to the area of Fastrip after receiving reports of shots fired.  At that same time, other Coalinga police officers were involved in an unrelated vehicle…

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