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For Immediate Release

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August 4, 2017 E/CA-Fresno; 559-487-5600
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Fresno Suspect Arrested Days After Allegedly Threatening to Kill His Girlfriend
Fresno, Calif. - The search for wanted fugitive Alfredo “Freddie” Valdovinos is over. U.S. Marshals located and arrested him at approximately 3:45 p.m. today at a Fresno convenience store.

Valdovinos was wanted for his alleged domestic altercation with his girlfriend. On July 15, Valdovinos allegedly struck the victim about the face and body. Valdovinos then allegedly produced a .22 caliber pistol from his waistband, pointed the weapon at her and pulled the trigger. The pistol did not fire. Valdovinos allegedly tried to shoot her again, but pistol remained inoperable. An arrest warrant was issued for him the next day.

The Fresno Police Department (FPD), Family Justice Bureau, Domestic Violence Unit requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) on July 20 to locate and arrest Valdovinos.

On August 3, task force members developed information that led them to a residence in the 1300 block of W. Fountain Way, Fresno, California, where they conducted surveillance.

He is currently in FPD custody.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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