Clovis News

Local briefs: Clovis trio faces child endangerment charges

Clovis police arrested three people Tuesday morning on suspicion of drug sales and of child endangerment at a house where there was drug paraphernalia, exposed wiring, black mold, sagging ceilings and an infestation of cockroaches and mice.

Three children ages 9, 16 and 17 living in the house at Bullard and Stanford avenues were turned over to Fresno County Child Protective Services.

Joe Hernandez, 25, was arrested on suspicion of sales of methamphetamine and on a parole violation. His mother, Pamela Reyna, 45, and stepfather, Jose Reyna, 50, were arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and child neglect.

The arrests were part of a two-week warrant sweep during which officers arrested 17 people.


3 Fresno blazes suspicious

Arson investigators were called out Tuesday after three suspicious fires were set within a few blocks of each other in Chinatown.

Fresno fire spokesman Ken Shockley said the third and largest fire was reported at Mariposa and F streets around 5:10 p.m. Two smaller fires were reported a few blocks south, near Inyo and G streets.

Shockley said investigators were examining all three fire scenes for clues.

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CPR class offered

The American Red Cross Fresno-Madera Counties Chapter, First 5 Fresno County, and city of Fresno Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services are teaming up to offer free infant and child CPR classes July 18 at Mosqueda Center, 4670 E. Butler Ave. in Fresno.

The class is designed to provide parents of children ages 11 years and younger with the ability to respond in a medical emergency. Parents will also be taught how to properly perform CPR.

A class taught in English begins at 8 a.m., and a Spanish-language class is scheduled for noon. Registration is required. Details: (559) 455-1000.