Joseph Antonio Espinoza pleaded not guilty Monday in shooting death of San Joaquin Memorial High student Nick Kauls in Fresno, CA’s Fig Garden neighborhood. Lawyer contends the shooter’s identity is an issue.
The shooting of a male victim was reported about 6:30 p.m. near Childs Avenue and Plainsburg Road, Undersheriff Jason Goins confirmed. Few details were immediately available, including whether the victim was an adult.
Cruz Pedro Hinojosa, 27, of Fresno was identified as a double homicide suspect on Saturday in the Tower District on July 14, 2018 in. On Sunday, Fresno police say he turned himself in to Pismo Beach Police Department.
A federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment Thursday against two crooks from Tulare County whose robberies were so brazen they are being charged with federal crimes, the Department of Justice said Friday.
The Ninth Circuit federal appellate court in San Francisco, California, ruled that several Fresno judges violated a gang member’s Sixth Amendment right to represent himself in his criminal case on a gun charge.
A Tulare, CA, County jury on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 found a father guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his six-week-old daughter, but the jury rejected the death penalty and first-degree murder in the case.
Law enforcement officials announced the arrest of Joseph Antonio Espinoza for the slaying of Memorial High's Nick Kauls. Sheriff Margaret Mims and Police Chief Jerry Dyer stressed they still need the public's help.