POLICE SEEKING LEADS FOR SHOOTING

Police Seek Leads INVESTIGATION On September 25, 2021, at about 12:30pm, officers responded to the area of McCollum Lane andMotte Way regarding a report of a shooting. During the investigation, officers learned that twovehicles had been seen in the area causing a disturbance. A short time later, several shots wereheard coming from the vehicles. The…

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Armed Robbery Case

Update On January 21, 2021, at approximately 8:30pm, Coalinga Police officers responded to El Rancho and SR 33 on a report of an armed robbery. The victim in this case had obtained a ride into Coalinga from I-5 and Hwy 198, from 29-year-old, San Jose resident, Michael Atwell and his girlfriend 26-year-old, San Jose resident…

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Ag Fuel Thief Nabbed

Ag Detectives Capture Elusive Fuel Thief Drivers on the to or from Fresno early Wednesday morning were startled to encounter numerous sheriff vehicle traveling at high rates of speed toward Coalinga. All vehicles had lights and sirens going as they sped southwest. It was approximately 7 AM when an extensive investigation was about to pay…

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Catalytic Converters Stolen

Coalinga Police Department: PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release: Date • September 15, 2021 Prepared by/Contact Person: Darren Blevins, Chief of Police BE ON THE LOOK OUT On Wednesday September 15, 2021, the Coalinga Police Department responded to the 500 block of Washington Street, 200 block of E. Sacramento Street, 200 block of E. Houston Street and…

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Search Warrant Yields Illegal Firearms And Drugs 

On September 14, 2021, officers, with the assistance of the California Department of Corrections  and Rehabilitation Crisis Response Team, executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of  Springbrook Street. This is in the neighborhood south of Phelps across from Coalinga Regional medical Center. The search warrant was based off a shooting that occurred on…

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