Two-Year Investigation Brings Big Bust

MULTI-AGENCY OPERATION WRAP UP On October 4th, 2022, members of the Coalinga Police Department, Agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), officers with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Crisis Response Teams from Avenal, Corcoran and Pleasant Valley State Prisons and K-9 Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wrapped up an almost…

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl: Deadly Date: September 29, 2022Prepared By/Contact Person: Eric Beasley, Fire Division ChiefJose Garza, Police Chief In recent times, recreational drug use has become more prominent in Coalinga. Whether illicitly or pharmaceutically manufactured, the use of fentanyl in the streets of Coalinga is on the rise. Coalinga Fire Department has partnered with the Coalinga Police…

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Arrest Made in Residential Burglary

Coalinga Police Department Press Release On 07/15/2022 at about 6 PM officers from the Coalinga Police Department responded to a burglary in progress in the 700 block of E Polk Street. The reporting party at the time stated they saw a male subject inside of the home through an in-home camera system. A photo was…

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HIT AND RUN LEAVES VICTIM SERIOUSLY INJURED

COALINGA POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Date:   June 22, 2022Prepared By/Contact Person:  Sean Young, Police Commander On Friday, June 17th, at about 9:45 PM, Coalinga police officers were dispatched to a report of an injured person at the intersection of 4th and Forest.  Upon arriving, officers found a 36-year-old Coalinga resident sitting…

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Balloon Fight Leads To BB’s Fired

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at about 1:45 PM what should have been harmless fun turned into a shocking attack in anger. It was lunch time and some students from Coalinga High School were at Keck Park engaged in a water balloon fight. The water balloon fight got more involved, and balloons were being lobbed…

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