Valley Crime Stoppers

Mega 97.9 has partnered with the Valley Crime Stoppers to help stop crime in the Valley. With your continued support, we have been hard at work to help make Fresno and the surrounding communities a much safer place to live. If you want to report a crime or provide tips anonymously, reach out to the Valley Crime Stoppers with your information.

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TIP LINE 888-498-STOP (7867)
or
Submit Your Tip Anonymously on ValleyCrimeStoppers.org

Most Wanted Person This Week

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office most wanted person of the week is:

Phillip Barboza of Fresno.  A judge issued a bench warrant for failing to report to court on charges of auto theft.

A Fresno County Sheriff’s detective, assigned to The Help Eliminate Auto Theft Team, or HEAT, noticed a stolen car parked at a business.  The detective watched as Phillip Barboza got into the car and drove away.  The detective followed the vehicle to an apartment complex.  When Barboza got out, the detective contacted and arrested him.  The stolen car was returned to its rightful owner.

Barboza was booked into the Fresno County Jail.  He spent one day in custody and was then let out after posting bond.  He has not reported for his court hearing.

Phillip Barboza is 43 years old, 5’7”, 150 lbs. with brown eyes and a shaved head.  He has Bulldog tattoos on his head and cheek, as well as various tattoos on his neck and wrists.

If you know the location of Phillip Barboza, please call Crime Stoppers at 498-7867.  All tips remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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Help Us Stop Crime In The Valley

If you have information on a wanted felon, call the confidential tip line and provide the information. You will not be asked to leave your name, but will be given an access code. If your tip leads to the arrest of a wanted person you could earn up to $2,000. Then call the tip line the following week and give your access code. You will be informed if your tip leads to the capture of a wanted person. If it has, you will be told how to collect your money over the phone.

TIP LINE 888-498-STOP (7867)
or
Submit Your Tip Anonymously on ValleyCrimeStoppers.org

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