Photo: Arthur Contreras | Madera PD
Originally Published By: City of Madera Police Department Facebook Page
“This last month Officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of Garfield Avenue. As the investigation developed, 43-year-old Arthur Contreras was identified as the suspect in this case.
During this weekend nightshift, Patrol Officers conducted a traffic stop in the same area where the shooting originally took place. Arthur was found as the driver of the vehicle stop and provided officers with a false name and California Driver’s License. Unfortunately for Arthur, this was not the first time Officers had been provided a false name to avoid detection. Officers quickly uncovered Arthur’s true identity and arrested him for multiple firearm related crimes.”