Police Department Press Releases

On 08-06-2019 between the hours of 7:10 pm and 7:35 pm Dinuba Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a gunshot victim located in the 500 block of Yale (Dinuba, CA). Upon arrival, Officers located one gunshot victim who succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. A second victim was located who sustained several stab wounds and was rushed to a local hospital.

During the course of the investigation, the Dinuba Police Investigations Unit received information and evidence in identifying the homicide suspect as Jose Manuel Lopez. Jose Manuel Lopez is wanted in connection to this homicide and is considered armed and dangerous. Jose Manuel Lopez is believed to be driving a 2016 silver Hyundai Elantra.

If you wish to speak with the Case Detective, please contact Dinuba Police Detective Baldo DeHaro at (559) 591-5914 Ext 210. DINUBA POLICE DEPARTMENT CASE DF1902365
You may also call the Dinuba Police Anonymous TIP-Line at (559) 591-8471 / (559) 591-TIP1.

Jose Manuel Lopez
DOB: 10-10-1996
Height: 5’10” / Weight: 180 lbs. / Hair: Black / Eyes: Brown

On 08/11/19 at approximately 2138 hours, the Dinuba Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of West El Monte and Monte Vista for a traffic collision between a Black BMW and a Black Honda Accord. Upon arrival, Officer’s located the driver of the Black Honda Accord with major injuries. The driver of the Black BMW fled the scene on foot prior to Officer’s arrival.

The Dinuba Police Department is asking anyone who may have seen the collision or the driver of the Black BMW to contact the department at (559) 591-5911. You may also leave a tip by calling (559)591-TIP1. You may remain anonymous.

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Police Chief

Devon Popovich
Chief of Police


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.



Luz Torres
Administrative Assistant
(559) 591-5911

Abel Iriarte
Support Services Lieutenant
(559) 591-5911

Russell Son
Operations Lieutenant
(559) 591-5911