Crime & Public Safety

Friday afternoon fire destroys downtown Delano home, no one injured and the cause remains unknown, Kern County fire officials said Tuesday

Photos my Mike Guitierrez May 10, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, DelanoNow Kern County Firefighters were dispatched to a downtown Delano house fire at Friday, May 6, afternoon where witnesses reported flames and smoke coming from the inside and outside the home, fire officials said Tuesday. The fire at the home, at 605 Main St., began at 2:15 pm. In […]

Tulare County Sheriff’s investigators work with Kern and Madera county counterparts to arrest Lamont man, recover stolen pickup, excavator and trailer

 May 6, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, DelanoNow.com Tulare County Sheriff’s investigators worked with their Kern and Madera county counterparts to arrest a Lamont man and recover stolen pickup, excavator and trailer during a monthlong investigation. On April 12, Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Sunbelt Rentals in the area of Road 136 and Avenue 64 near Earlimart, for […]

Tulare County Sheriff’s investigators arrest a Delano man Thursday on grand theft counts in ongoing Ag-related chemical thefts

  April 22, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, Delano Now Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Delano man Thursday morning on grand theft counts in an ongoing Ag-related chemical thefts investigation. Deputies booked 43-year-old Carlos Gutierrez for possessing stolen property and grand theft in relation to an ongoing investigation regarding thefts of Ag-related chemicals. During the last month, detectives with […]

A man wanted in the 2017 shooting death of a 28-year-old Delano man was taken into custody Wednesday in Tijuana, Mexico

April 7, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, DelanoNow A man wanted in the 2017 shooting death of a 28-year-old Delano man was taken into custody Wednesday in Tijuana, Mexico. On April 6, Rafael Gama, 29,  of Delano was taken into custody, with help from Homeland Security and US Marshall’s Office, in Tijuana. Gama was wanted in connection with the killing […]

A Delano man died early Monday morning when the car he was riding northwest of Earlimart struck a tree in a front yard of a home

April 4, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, DelanoNow A Delano man died early Monday morning when the car he was riding in northwest of Earlimart struck a tree in a front yard of a nearby home, California Highway Patrol officials said. On April 4, at 6 a.m., the Fresno Communication Center was notified of a solo-vehicle traffic collision on Road […]

Community members gather for a Memorial/Vigil Monday night for victims of violent crime at Cesar Chavez Park

  March 16, 2022 By Pastor David Vivas Jr., World Harvest International Church, Delano Community members gathered for a Memorial/Vigil Monday night for victims of violent crime at Cesar Chavez Park. Arrests of three suspects were recently made by the Delano Police who were involved in the homicide of Nayeli Carrillo Gonzalez. Ms. Gonzalez, a resident of Delano and student […]

Kern County Sheriff’s deputies arrest Delano man, 20, in December 2021 shooting in Wasco, along with an attempted murder/robbery on Feb. 9

March 5, 2022 By Gene Garaygordobil, Editor, DelanoNow Kern County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Delano man in December 2021 shooting in Wasco, along with an attempted murder robbery earlier this year also in that community. Sheriff’s investigators working with Shafter Police , were able to identify Bryan Morales, 20, of  Delano, as a suspect involved in a shooting that occurred […]


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