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Police: Burglary suspect had AR-15, Glock and drugs in backpack

A Maricopa man is facing multiple charges after his Sunday morning arrest. Tyree Johnson is charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, misconduct with a deadly weapon,...

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...

Local man back in jail after car theft, criminal damage charges

A Maricopa man is back in jail after his arrest Monday evening. Paul Stowell, 58, arrested over the weekend for threatening Big O Tires staff...

Attempted Gator getaway in flip-flops lands man in jail

Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon on after allegedly attempting to escape from authorities. Two men called police after they reportedly witnessed somebody get into...
Warren Road Hidden Valley

Man sought in Hidden Valley burglaries barricades himself in home

The Pinal County SWAT team was called out Thursday after a man discovered earlier this month hiding in a Maricopa-area residence barricaded himself in...
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PCSO requests community’s help in identifying suspect

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is requesting public assistance in identifying a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. On Tuesday, at...

Here for the snacks, man arrested on burglary charges

A local man is facing burglary charges after his arrest Friday. Juan Moreno, 32, was arrested on third-degree burglary charges after allegedly pretending to be...
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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...
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,...
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...
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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...
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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,...
Found Juvenile Maricopa

Police trying to get juvenile home to family

Maricopa police are seeking the parents or guardians of a young person found Tuesday afternoon. Officers came into contact with the juvenile, who is nonverbal...

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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...

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...
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...
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 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....

Woman faces charges after allegedly firing gun in home

A Maricopa woman allegedly fired a gunshot in a home during an argument with her husband. Rosalyn Woods, 36, was charged with threatening or intimidating,...

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...
Assault arrest Maricopa

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: 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,...

Police identify ATV rider in Honeycutt Road collision with car

The rider of an ATV involved in an accident Thursday night was actually injured in a collision with a car.  He was identified by Maricopa...
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....
Bank Robber Desert Financial 8-21 Sized

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...
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...

Man accused of drunken walk, picked up on warrant charge

A Maricopa man is facing aggravated assault charges on an outstanding warrant after his arrest Thursday. Anthony Alaniz, 22, was charged with aggravated assault on...
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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...