The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office most wanted person of the week is:
Nicolas Daniel Vallez of Fresno. An arrest warrant has been issued for charges of battery and dissuading a witness from reporting a crime.
Last November, Nicolas Vallez was the passenger of a car driven by another man. The two got into an argument and Vallez reached over and jerked the steering wheel, causing the car to spin out. The driver tried using his phone to call police, but Vallez prevented him from doing so. The driver got out of the car an began yelling for help. Vallez grabbed him and cover his mouth to silence him. The victim eventually got into his car and drove away, leaving Vallez on the side of the road. He then made a report to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded, took a report and developed probable cause to arrest Vallez. After not being found, a warrant was issued for Vallez’ arrest and your help is needed to catch him.
Nicolas Vallez is 31 years old, 5’8”, 225 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair.
If you know the location of Nicolas Vallez, please call Crime Stoppers at 498-7867. All tips remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.