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Sunday, October 2, 2022
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...
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Police arrest wrong-way driver who allegedly pointed gun

A driver who made a left-hand turn out of Dutch Bros. into head-on traffic on John Wayne Parkway, and allegedly pointed a gun out...
Police Lights

Police: Man sneaked into home through doggy door to ‘hook up’

A man who sneaked into a city home through a doggy door to “hook up” with his ex-girlfriend is facing multiple charges, according to...
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...
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...
Wild Horse Bonnie Del Turco

Wild Horse statue at Copper Sky vandalized

One of the horses in the City Manager’s first public art initiative, “Maricopa Wild Horses,” was vandalized by a juvenile earlier this week. The tail...
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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...
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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...
Overturned Truck Honeycutt Road

Breaking news: Semi-trailer overturns

Emergency crews are on the scene of an overturned semi-trailer at a busy Maricopa intersection. The one-vehicle crash occurred about 1:30 p.m. at Honeycutt and...
Desert Cedars

Boy, 2, drowns in July 4 accident

A two-year-old boy drowned Sunday during a family gathering in the back yard of a Desert Cedars home, according to police. Police said the toddler...
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Maricopa man gets prison term in murder by gun

A Maricopa man was sentenced Friday to nearly 17 years in prison after previously pleading guilty to second-degree murder. Brent Edwin Justin, 32, was sentenced...
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....
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...
A1 Pawn

Guns, cash taken in weekend burglary at A1 Pawn

Two guns and cash were taken in a burglary at the A1 Pawn shop over the weekend. The owner of the store at 19395 N....
MPD patrol car

Maricopa Meadows residents startled by rain of gunfire

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday evening in a Maricopa Meadows neighborhood. As many as 15 shots were heard and muzzles flashes seen about 9:30 p.m....
Rommel Gloria Hero

Maricopa man hailed as hero for saving stranger’s life

A Maricopa man was hailed as a hero Thursday night for his quick-thinking actions that saved the life of a stranger in need. The morning...

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,...
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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Man arrested after allegedly punching his disabled wife

A Maricopa man is facing assault charges after he allegedly punched his disabled wife in the face. Antonio F. Santos is charged with Aggravated Assault...
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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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
Fatal Crash graphic

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...
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...

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...
Fry's surveillance video

Update: Police ‘resolve’ case of man who followed Fry’s worker home

Update, 6 a.m. Wednesday: Maricopa police have announced they have "resolved" the case, thanking the public for its help in making an identification. "In...
Car theft suspect

Police: Suspect just drove away from Circle K with man’s vehicle

A brazen car thief is being sought after an incident Sunday night at a Maricopa convenience store. According to police, a woman is wanted in...

Authorities arrest sex offender who absconded to Maricopa

Authorities have arrested an out-of-state sex offender who was living in Maricopa. Richard Juanlaund Fox, 43, was taken into custody on Wednesday by members of...