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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...
Assault arrest Maricopa

Ex-MUSD teacher charged with sexual exploitation of girl, 13

A former Maricopa Unified School District teacher accused in April of inappropriate conduct with a 13-year-old female student was arrested Monday. Dominic Bailin, 49, faces...
IKEA Suspect in custody

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...
Maricopa Wells Middle School

MWMS students had complained earlier about former teacher

The former Maricopa Unified School District teacher charged with the sexual exploitation of a 13-year-old female student was the subject of other complaints by...
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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...
State Route 347 crash

Girl, 7, ejected from car in SR 347 crash

A 7-year-old girl was ejected from a car in Monday's crash on State Route 347 that closed the southbound lanes of the highway for...

Man carjacks woman, child at gunpoint in neighborhood

A woman and her one-year-old daughter were carjacked Sunday by an armed gunman as they drove through a Maricopa neighborhood. The victim had stopped her...
Lacey Kali

Fatal dog mauling in Tortosa stirs controversy

A walk with the dogs turned tragic earlier this month for a Tortosa couple. Carol Cook was walking Kali, a miniature schnauzer, and Lacey, a...
Don Gadson and son

Charged in Rancho El Dorado shooting, father says he was protecting family

When Donald Gadson woke up two weeks ago today, the father of five had no idea his life would change so dramatically in just...
Justin Hein Death

Mother mourns Hidden Valley man allegedly killed by roommate

A Hidden Valley man shot to death Friday night was somebody who “would do anything for anybody,” according to his mother. Justin Hein, 27, was...
Maeva McGuire Missing

Missing MHS student located

The Maricopa High School student who went missing from school Thursday has been found. Maeva McGuire, 17, was located Saturday evening at the Greyhound Bus...
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2 dead in SR238 crash on Saturday

Two people were killed Saturday afternoon in a crash on State Route 238. A third victim in the two-vehicle crash at South 99th Avenue in...

Mother accused of strangling children, hitting them with hammer

A Maricopa mother is accused of strangling her three children and hitting them with a hammer, according to police. The mother, whose name was not...

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,...
Fire-Generic-File

Man allegedly set home on fire, stabbed ex-GF’s parents

Maricopa firefighters responded Tuesday night to a fire after a man allegedly set a trailer home ablaze, then stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s parents after they...

Maricopa man charged with murder in 33-year-old cold case

The investigation of a murder that went unsolved for more than three decades led this week to the arrest of a Maricopa man. Anthony Hayes,...
Wild Horse Maricopa Elementary

Tail of Wild Horse recovered

The tail is safe. On Sunday, the Wild Horse statue outside Maricopa Elementary School was found damaged, the second such incident in less than a...
Fatal accident MCG

1 dead, 2 injured in head-on collision on MCG

A passenger was killed overnight Tuesday in a head-on collision on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway. The two drivers were injured in the crash about 1:55 a.m....

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...
Samantha Bean-Lansman

Pregnant mother killed in crash was Maricopa resident

The pregnant mother who died last week with her unborn child in a Phoenix accident was a Maricopa resident. Samantha Bean-Lansman, 26, was involved in...
ASSAULT ARREST

Woman charged with assault on six children

A woman is facing a 15-count indictment on charges of assault, disorderly conduct and alcohol violations in connection with an incident at Jiffy Lube...
MPD patrol car

Police: Search warrant at home finds child porn

A Maricopa man faces charges after tips to law enforcement led to a search warrant by police who said they discovered child pornography. Aljero Alfonso,...
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Police arrest homeowner for allegedly pointing gun at officer

A Maricopa police officer investigating an open garage door at a Maricopa Meadows home on Monday night discovered the homeowner pointing a gun at...
Maeva McGuire Missing

Family searching for missing MHS student

A Maricopa High School student left class Thursday and jumped into a blue sports car that drove away. The student, Maeva McGuire, 17, told staff...

Man who killed himself on 347 was sex offense suspect

The Glennwilde man who turned a handgun on himself on July 9 in his pickup truck on State Route 347 was being sought by...
Police Lights

Man charged with assault in incident outside bar

A man is accused of punching his girlfriend in the back of the head and slamming her to the ground Saturday night in the...
Goodwill store

Man exposes himself to 2 girls at store, mom says

Police are seeking a man who exposed himself Wednesday to two young girls at the Goodwill store in Fry's Marketplace. According to police, a mother...
MPD patrol car

Police make arrest after man inadvertently shot in head

A man was arrested on Tuesday night after inadvertently shooting another man in the head. Nikolas Gayan, 22, was charged with Aggravated Assault and Disorderly...
Arrest in IKEA Murder

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 –...