Police Department Press Releases

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month and Officer’s will be out enforcing Vehicle Code violations that are committed in their presence. Drivers can be distracted at a moment’s notice and do not realize the consequences that may follow. Officer’s are encouraging drivers to put their cell phones away, Just remember No text is worth it. Vehicles traveling at a speed of 40 MPH will travel 59 feet per second. If you look down at a text message for a minimum of 3 seconds you have traveled 177 feet. Think about that for a moment, a quick 3 seconds is a long 177 feet. Over 440,000 people are killed or injured every year by distracted drivers. Don’t let a text be your last word.  The primary message for the month will be -  U drive, U Text, U Pay!

On 03-26-2017 at about 9:25 pm officers from the Dinuba Police Department responded to the 200 block of S. J St. for a report of a shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 19 year old male with what appeared to be a superficial gunshot wound. Officers secured the crime scene and the investigation was turned over Dinuba Police Detectives. The suspects are still outstanding. Dinuba Police Department is asking for assistance from the community. If you have any information, please call Dinuba Police Department at (559) 591-5911 or (559) 591 – TIP1 to remain anonymous.

On 03-24-2017 at about 8:26 pm officers from the Dinuba Police Department responded to the 900 block of E. Golden Way for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a 21 year old male deceased from a gunshot wound. Officers secured the crime scene and the investigation was turned over Dinuba Police Detectives. The suspect(s) are still outstanding. Dinuba Police Department is asking for assistance from the community. If you have any information, please call Dinuba Police Department at (559) 591-5911 or (559) 591 – TIP1 to remain anonymous.

Contact Police Department

Police Chief

Devon Popovich
Chief of Police
dpopovich@dinuba.ca.gov

 

Contact Information

Police Department
680 S. Alta Ave
Dinuba, CA 93618

Main Office: (559) 591-5911
Fax: (559)-591-5920

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Staff

Azalia Chavez
Administrative Assistant
(559) 591-5911
achavez@dinuba.ca.gov

Abel Iriarte
Support Services Lieutenant
(559) 591-5911
airiarte@dinuba.ca.gov

Russell Son
Operations Lieutenant
(559) 591-5911
rson@dinuba.ca.gov