Arrests made in connection with drug, domestic assault charges

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On February 17, a Maricopa woman was arrested and charged after allegedly biting her boyfriend and throwing a flower vase at the bedroom window.

At 7:10 p.m., police responded to a Sorrento home for a burglary alarm, activated by the homes garage door.

When officers arrived, they saw a broken window and open garage at the house, police say.

According to police documents, officers contacted the male subject, who stated that his girlfriend threw an object at him and bit him on his left forearm.

Officers saw a quarter-sized bruise on the victim that had swelled and bled, they also identified a fresh bite mark on his forearm.

Police then interviewed the female suspect, Savannah G. Murillo, who admitted to throwing a large cooking spoon at her boyfriend because she was upset, police documents stated.

According to police, Murillo also mentioned throwing a flower vase towards the bedroom window while she was upset.

At 7:45 p.m., Murillo was arrested and charged with assault [domestic violence] and disorderly conduct [domestic violence.]

Murillo was later transported and booked into Pinal County Jail for her charges.

On February 17, a man and woman were arrested during a traffic stop, allegedly possessing drugs and paraphernalia.

At 11:05 p.m., police contacted the suspects, Karyssa L. Royer and Andrew J. Royer, during a traffic stop at the corner of Alterra Parkway and State Route 347.

The driver of the vehicle, Karyssa Royer, failed to provide officers with identification, police say.

According to police documents, a records check of Karyssa Royer showed that her driving privileges were suspended, as well as she had and active warrant out of Ohio for possession of dangerous drugs.

At 11:35 p.m., Karyssa Royer was placed under arrest and charged with failure to provide driver’s license, driving on suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of dangerous drugs.

Andrew J. Royer was then detained as the driver was arrested.

Records check of Andrew Royer showed that his driving privileges were also suspended, as well as an active warrant out of Ohio for possession of dangerous drugs, police say.

According to police documents, officers took inventory of what was in the vehicle, finding two methamphetamine pipes in the center console.

One pipe contained a usable quantity of a clear substance, that later tested with the police TruNarc machine, the substance testing positive as methamphetamine, police say.

Karyssa Royer and Andrew Royer told police that they currently live in the vehicle.

At 11:37 p.m., Andrew Royer was placed under arrest and charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both Karyssa Royer and Andrew Royer were transported and booked into Pinal County Jail for their charges.

On February 20, a man was arrested and charged with multiple drug charges and an active warrant.

At 4:10 a.m., officers contacted the suspect, David A. Avilla, at the Circle K located at 18141 North John Wayne Parkway.

According to police documents, Avilla identified himself as Albert Alverez, officers later truly identified Avilla though a Motor Vehicle Division photo.

A warrant check was done, and he returned with a warrant for rules of criminal procedure- pre adjudication with a bond of $250.

Officers found Avilla in possession 41 suspected fentanyl pills, two packets of suboxone, two tooters [device used to smoke illegal narcotics] with residue inside, two syringes [one with a clear substance and one with a dark substance,] and foil with burn marks and residue, police documents say.

At 4:20 a.m., Avilla was arrested and charged with possession of narcotic drugs, possession of prescription only drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, and false reporting.

Avilla was booked into Pinal County Jail on his warrant and charges.