Police Department Press Releases

On 10/07/18 at approximately 12:07 A.M., Dinuba Police Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of E. Olive Way regarding a report of a stab victim. Upon arrival an adult male was found to have several stab wounds following a disturbance that had occurred at a residence. The suspect was identified as, Primitivo Zaraco, who fled the scene prior to officers arriving and is currently wanted for assault with a deadly weapon. The victim was transported to Kaweah Delta Hospital for treatment and is recovering from his injuries.

The suspect in this case is currently outstanding and this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the Dinuba Police Department at 591-5911.

DEA Drug Take Back

Date: October 27th, 2018

Dinuba Police Department is taking back unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 27th 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Dinuba, California – On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Dinuba Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 15th opportunity in 8 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Dinuba Police Department at 680 S. Alta Avenue, Dinuba Ca. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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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