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Friday, December 2, 2022

Traffic stop leads to multiple-warrant arrest

A local man was arrested Monday by Maricopa police after a traffic stop near West Highway 84 in Stanfield. Robert Ronquillo, 33, had multiple outstanding...
Kaitlin Bowman Missing

Missing Tortosa teen returns home safely

The Tortosa teen who went missing Aug. 31 has been located safely. Kaitlin Bowman, 16, is back at home, according to a Facebook post by...

Local man picked up on warrants after complaint by ex-girlfriend

A Maricopa man is facing warrant charges after his arrest earlier this month. Shawn Baptisto, 34, was confronted by police after an incident at his...
Oasis Bullet holes

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...

PCSO Report Aug. 3, 2015

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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...

Napping behind wheel nets woman multiple charges

A woman found asleep at the wheel of her car Sunday was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated DUI, child endangerment and weapons violations,...

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Crime Reports

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Maricopa man charged with sexual assault of teen

A Maricopa man was arrested at his home on Friday and charged with sexually assaulting a teen patient at a Phoenix behavioral health facility. Tietwen...
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Charged in stabbing of man, woman allegedly assaults police officer

A Maricopa woman is accused of stabbing a man and assaulting a police officer in a Dec. 3 incident. Colleen M. Bias is charged with...

Police surround home after shot fired in bedroom

Maricopa police surrounded a Maricopa Meadows home with guns drawn after a man accidentally fired a weapon inside the house. The man is charged with...
DUI

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,...
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...

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...
Villages burglaries

Gun taken from vehicle in Villages burglaries overnight

Maricopa police are asking residents in the Villages to check their home surveillance cameras after a handgun was taken overnight in a rash of...

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,...

Police arrest man for trespassing at ex-girlfriend’s home

A local man was arrested Monday for returning to his ex-girlfriend's home after being ordered to stay away. Noe Perez is charged with 3rd degree...
West Marin Avenue Tortosa shooting

Man points rifle at officer, forcing hours-long standoff, police say

By Mark DeLap A man pointed a rifle at a Maricopa police officer overnight along a street in Tortosa, forcing a four-and-a-half-hour standoff. MPD officers responding...
Assault arrest Maricopa

Man charged in alleged Halloween assault on his mother

A man was arrested on Halloween after allegedly strangling his mother at her home in the Heritage District. Estevan A. Pena, 22, was charged with...

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)...
Maricopa Police Van Search

Police searching for this van

Maricopa police are seeking a van as part of an investigation but not saying why. The van, which was a big dent and silver duct...

Man facing DUI, narcotics charges following arrest in Homestead

A Maricopa man is facing multiple drug charges after he was arrested earlier this month. David Gutierrez, 30, is charged with possession of narcotics, aggravated...
Officer Craig Curry K-9 Ike

Officer gets 20-hour suspension in ‘preventable’ death of K-9 Ike

Maricopa police Officer Craig Curry violated three code of conduct policies, the department’s internal investigation into the death of his K-9 partner, Ike, has...

Motorist stopped for alleged erratic driving, arrested on unpaid warrants

A motorist stopped for allegedly driving erratically was booked into jail after police discovered two unpaid warrants in his name. Stephen Richards was observed driving...
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...
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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 –...
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,...
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...
Police Sexual Exploitation Arrest

Man faces additional child sexual exploitation charges

A Rancho El Dorado man was arrested Wednesday and charged with additional sex crimes as part of an investigation that began last year. David L....

Probe continues into SR 347 crash that ejected girl, 3

An investigation continues into a single-vehicle accident on State Route 347 Sunday afternoon that ejected a 3-year-old child from the vehicle. Joseph Smith, 29, of...