Officers have arrested a convicted felon in Harlan Ranch overnight after responding to a call for service regarding suspicious activity. Shortly before 3:00 A.M., a resident near Richmond/N. Pamela called to report suspicious activity near a community mailbox. Officers responded and located 2 suspects in a car near this location. The driver was arrested without incident; however, the passenger ran from officers and was not located or identified.
Upon searching the suspect and his car, officers located a loaded handgun, stolen mail, methamphetamine, and burglary tools. The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Lee Vue of Fresno. Vue was booked into Fresno County Jail on several charges including being a felon in possession of a loaded handgun, possession of stolen mail, methamphetamine, burglary tools, and for violating his probation.
This arrest occurred because of the Clovis resident who called police immediately, and the quick actions by our dispatchers and officers. We urge you to call law enforcement immediately when you see a crime in progress or suspicious activity. The Clovis Police Department is available anytime at 911 for emergencies, and (559) 324-2800 for non-emergencies. Theft of mail is a crime that increases in the winter and holiday months. Please check your mail daily, have important items delivered to a secure location, and report suspicious activity immediately.