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Solano County Sheriffs and Fairfield Police Officers leave a house after searching for an alleged suspect at Indiana Street and Utah Street in Fairfield, Wednesday. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)


Sheriff’s search of neighborhood comes up empty

By From page A4 | February 06, 2014

FAIRFIELD — A search for a wanted man briefly shut down a Fairfield neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, but the suspect got away.

With a helicopter above and canine units on the ground, Solano County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a yard-to-yard search of the 1800 block of Indiana Street, between Fifth and Utah streets, for Carlos Gonzalez, 20.

Deputy Daryl Snedeker said Gonzalez is wanted on outstanding warrants for assault and weapons violations.

He described Gonzalez as 5 feet 6 inches tall, 153 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and red shoes.

The incident started around 5 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies swarmed the neighborhood while Fairfield police closed off the street to pedestrians and traffic.

Snedeker said the Solano County Sheriff’s Enforcement Team was working in the area of Fifth Street, just off of Texas Street, when deputies pulled up behind a moving vehicle. As deputies checked to see whether the vehicle was stolen, the vehicle pulled into an alley off Fifth Street and the passenger side door opened and one person jumped out and ran, Snedeker said.

The deputies recognized the passenger as Gonzalez and established a perimeter before conducting their search, which came up empty.

Deputies also briefly detained, questioned and released the driver of the vehicle, Snedeker said. The perimeter was dropped by 5:42 p.m. The search ended at 6 p.m.

The search came a day after an armed man engaged Fairfield police in a seven-hour standoff. That incident ended when the Fairfield SWAT team stormed the home and took the suspect into custody.

Reach Mike Corpos at 427-6979 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mcorposdr.


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  • General Fadi BasemFebruary 05, 2014 - 10:23 pm

    This reminds me of the time when the doctors scanned my brain but came up empty. I think.

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  • oliviaFebruary 07, 2014 - 4:12 am

    Thats my husband im olivia gonzalez we are separating and most of fairfield pd are crooked there out to try and shoot my husband as i arrived home they did not want to tell me who they were seeking ive seen this police dp do many thing that arent right they thretend to shoot my husband one cop snatched a flashlight from my lil sizter 2 years old at the time and pushe my son 2 years old at the the time belive me i hate this department o show my love to officer mkcoy troy and valdez those men really care about the comunity i mean carlos is wanted for violation of probation he had a gun charge 3 years ago everyone knows these streets are dangerous and tge police dont protect gang members carlos is a very good guy its hard to pay for everything probation ask for your basicly screwd set up to fail

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