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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: 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...
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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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Hit-and-run driver kills construction worker on SR 347

A construction worker was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Wednesday night on State Route 347. The Gila River Police Department is investigating the incident...
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Man allegedly cuts woman with ax, threatens to ‘chop her up’

A man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a woman with an ax and a gun, according to Maricopa police. Edmond A. Smith, 54, was...

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...

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 arrested, charged after alleged drive-by shooting

Jeffrey McDonnell, 38, was arrested and charged on May 30 in connection with an incident involving firearms days prior.   At about 1 a.m. on May...
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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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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....
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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...
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Police arrest man after victim calls from Circle K restroom

A man faces charges after an alleged assault on a woman on Sunday. Mauricio Martinez-Molina was arrested about 2:46 p.m. Sunday and charged with Assault,...

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...
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Man accused of body slamming wife after seeing message on her phone

A Maricopa man was arrested Sunday morning, accused of punching, body slamming and choking his wife after seeing a message on her phone from...

Maricopa police surveillance operation nets alleged dealer

A Maricopa man is facing marijuana charges after his arrest Wednesday. Parish Davis, 19, is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and...

Man accused of breaking into 2 vehicles, giving false ID arrested

Update: The name of the man suspected of burglary in this incident gave a false ID to police. This resulted in the only name known...
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Driver rams DPS patrol vehicle on JWP, sparking air search

Authorities are searching for the driver of a Dodge Charger who rammed a state police vehicle during a traffic stop on Tuesday night and...
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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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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: 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,...

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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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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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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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....

Maricopa man charged with 3rd aggravated DUI

Rolling into an intersection has sent a local man rolling off to jail. Hever I. Merino Garcia came to the intersection of State Routes 238...
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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...

Alleged wrong-way driver arrested for carrying a weapon illegally

Early Nov. 21st, a man who police say was driving the wrong way on State Route 347 was arrested and charged with weapons misconduct...

Police arrest man accused of sex crimes against child

A Maricopa man is accused of molesting a child and related crimes after his Oct. 14 arrest. Lionel Lara, 35, is charged with molestation of...

Woman arrested after allegedly cutting roommate who didn’t want to cuddle

A Maricopa woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after allegedly striking her roommate in the head with a lamp, then using shards of the shattered...
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MPD again hooks ex-cop in underage-sex sting

A Phoenix man is facing new sexual exploitation charges in another Maricopa police sting operation. Christopher Butts, an ex-Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detective, was arrested...