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Domestic assault charges land man in jail

A man faces domestic violence charges after an incident Tuesday night at a home on West Edwards Avenue in Maricopa. Shawn Baptisto, 36, was arrested...
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Man charged with assault of family member outside Walmart

A man was arrested July 13 after he allegedly punched a family member in the face at Walmart, police said. David B. Winner, 27, was...

Police: Man arrested for assault after 911 hang-up call

A man was arrested July 14 after he allegedly assaulted a family member at home. Anthony E. Retzer, 33, was charged with assault (domestic violence)...

Police: Accused Walmart shoplifter had 2 felony warrants

A woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after she allegedly tried to steal merchandise from Walmart, police said. Danette A. Jose, 45, was charged with shoplifting,...

Woman accused of assaulting family member, busting up furniture

A woman was arrested Tuesday night after a causing a commotion at a Glennwilde home and breaking furniture during an argument with a family...
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Police: Driver faces multiple charges after hitting pedestrian

A vehicle-pedestrian accident Thursday resulted in the hospitalization of the victim and the arrest of the driver on multiple charges. About 2:35 p.m., Kandice Pyper,...
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Man accused of assaulting woman, attempting to crash car on way to hospital

A man charged with assaulting a woman Wednesday night is accused of grabbing her neck, causing her injury and attempting to drive their car into...
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Woman accused of assault in fast food drive thru

A woman allegedly assaulted a man in the drive thru at Arby’s during an intense argument on Sunday afternoon, police said. Lacie Marquez, 28, was...
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Police: Man with 3 warrants for unlawful flight flees officer

A man encountered by police threw his vehicle into reverse while parked at a QuikTrip gas pump, struck an occupied vehicle and fled south...

Man, woman face drug charges after traffic stop

A man and woman arrested Thursday night face multiple drug-related charges after their vehicle was stopped by Maricopa police. Joseph W. Mavis, 35, no address...

Woman charged with DUI after accident with police vehicle

Police said they arrested a woman after her car struck a police vehicle in Maricopa Meadows on Tuesday night. Brittany M. Mays, 28, no address...

Man charged with sexually assaulting sedated wife

A Maricopa man faces one count of sexual assault against his sedated wife. The woman, who suspected her husband was making nonconsensual sexual contact with...
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MPD releases video from fatal officer-involved shooting

The Maricopa Police Department Tuesday released body camera footage and parts of 9-1-1 calls related to the investigation of an officer-involved shooting of a...

Police arrest Amtrak passenger after mask dispute

Police arrested a man on Saturday who allegedly screamed profanities at a conductor on an Amtrak train after refusing to wear a mask. James D....

Expired registration leads to drug charges

Police arrested a man Wednesday night after allegedly finding drugs in a car during a traffic stop. Gustavo P. Corraltitlan, 31, was charged with possession...

Man accused of throwing son into wall

Police arrested a man Sunday afternoon after he allegedly threw his son into a wall and threatened him. Derek J. Odom, 29, was charged with...

Man faces gun charge in domestic dispute

Police arrested a man Sunday night after he allegedly fired a handgun during a domestic dispute. Kawika A. Leongneefuk-Ahnee, 38, was charged with unlawful discharge...

Traffic stop leads to suspected fentanyl stash, police say

A traffic stop early Wednesday morning led police to the arrest of a woman for alleged illegal possession of several drugs. Ariana D. Felix, 23,...
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‘Food fight’ leads to assault charges

A man was arrested last week at a Maricopa home for allegedly pushing a plate of food into his sister’s face. James Boone arrested at...
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Police ID 2 charged with murder in IKEA shooting

Police have identified two suspects arrested Monday in the Senita neighborhood of Maricopa following the shooting death of a man in Tempe. Isaiah Williams, 18,...
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Police ID woman charged in Walmart beating

Maricopa police have identified a Maricopa woman charged in the beating of a customer at Walmart in early March. Raighn Winters and three juveniles –...
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Police: IKEA robbery, fatal shooting leads to arrests in Senita

An incident that police say began with a robbery and shooting at IKEA in Tempe ended with two arrests in Senita this afternoon. Two male...

Woman charged with assaulting officers, firefighters after crash

A woman is charged with allegedly assaulting law enforcement officers and firefighters after her car landed in a ditch Saturday. Kio A. Thomas was arrested...

Burglary suspect says he helped build home

Tuesday morning, a man was arrested and charged with burglary after claiming that he helped build the home that police say he attempted to...

Police seize $23K in meth during bust

Early Tuesday morning a man was arrested and charged with possession of what police say was $23,000 worth of methamphetamine. The suspect, Ryan M. Toto,...

Roadside discussion leads to drug bust

Early Tuesday morning, a conversation between partners on the roadside led to two arrests. According to police reports about the incident, two individuals, Brandon Carpenter...

A verbal dispute escalates outside bar when gun is drawn

An argument late Thursday night at a local bar heated up when a gun was drawn and police were called. According to a Form 4,...
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No leads, suspects in apartment shooting

Maricopa Police are no closer to determining who fired approximately 16 shots into Building C at the Oasis at the Wells apartments Aug. 9. “We...
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Bank robber made off with $5K, still at large

The thief who robbed Desert Financial Credit Union in Fry’s Marketplace Aug. 14 walked away with $5,000 in cash according to the Maricopa Police...
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New apartment renters rattled by gunfire

Apartments at the recently opened Oasis at the Wells were the target of gunfire early this morning, with approximately 16 shots fired at the...