Fresno PD Get Another Felon with Handgun Off the Streets Print
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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 09:12
FRESNO - On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at approximately 8:30 pm Officers from the Southwest policing district of the Fresno Police Department responded to the area of Platt Street and Callisch Avenue  for several reports of shots being fired in the area.

Upon arrival officers began walking through the apartment complex located at 3037 E. Platt, directly across the street from Holmes Playground. While checking the complex officer were contacted by several people who began pointing out a specific apartment as the location were a subject had been seen shooting a handgun.

Officers went to the apartment and made contact with Emilio Marez. Marez was intoxicated and confrontational with officers, however his family was cooperative. Officers located an unloaded 9mm handgun inside the apartment that had been left in a basket of dirty clothing.

While contacting Marez officers found a single 9mm round in his pocket. Officers arrested Marez and booked him into Fresno county jail for reckless discharge of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of live ammunition.

The Fresno Police Department has initiated the felon with a gun program that offers a $500.00 reward for information that leads to firearm related arrests. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 559-498-STOP with information. Your information will be kept confidential.