The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office most wanted person of the week is:
Joseph Duane Pendergraft of Fresno. An arrest warrant has been issued for assault with a deadly weapon.
In January, two men were at a house near Valentine and Princeton in Fresno when they got into an argument over a woman. Things escalated into a physical fight. One of the men Joseph Pendergraft pulled out a knife. The other man tried to grab it from him and the blade wound up cutting his hand. Pendergraft immediately ran out of the house. The injured man made a report to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrived and took a report, however, they were unable to find Pendergraft. A judge has now authorized a warrant for his arrest and your help is needed to find and catch him.
Joseph Pendergraft is 33 years old, 5’6”, 165 lbs., with green eyes and brown hair. He has a tattoo of a lion on his shoulder and may have facial hair.
If you know the location of Joseph Pendergraft, please call Crime Stoppers at 498-7867. All tips remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.