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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Health inspector dings 13 businesses with 40 violations

A summary of the March 15-April 11 food inspections by Pinal County Environmental Health Services: Bashas' Deli Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces and Utensils Observed a...

Lengthy closure set for Honeycutt Road

A portion of Honeycutt Road will be closed between White and Parker Road and North Hartman Road May 2 to June 24 for bridge...

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...

Use of force: Training officers for the unknown

For any law enforcement officer, the decision to use force is difficult. When Maricopa police officers respond to a call, they are walking into a...
2022 Officer involved shooting 03-27 (2)

Officers shoot armed man to death in Homestead

Maricopa police shot and killed an armed man who was making threats at his Homestead residence on Sunday morning. The incident, the city’s first officer-involved...

Police activity in Maricopa

InMaricopa is live on the scene. More updates to follow... https://fb.watch/bUHeGIHGPm/   

Tips for keeping pets cool in Maricopa heat

Republished from a story by Michelle Trujillo back in 2017. Dr. Cordell has since passed away. As summer temperatures migrate back to Maricopa, pet owners...
MPD Chief James Hughes

Chief: MPD improves way it reports crime

The Maricopa Police Department has officially improved the way we report crime. We recently completed the transition from the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s...
Maricopa Police Headquarters

Crime stats up a tick under new reporting system

The Maricopa Police Department recently changed the reporting system for crimes in the city from the previous Universal Crime Reporting (UCR) system to the...

Oversized load coming our way

Barnhart Crane & Rigging is scheduled to travel through Maricopa on Monday, Feb. 14. The oversized load will be traveling south via SR 347...

Prepare for SR 347 Restrictions at Maricopa Road

SR 347 RESTRICTIONS LATE THURSDAY EVENING Where: SR 347 at Maricopa Road When: 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, to 5 a.m. Friday, Jan....

A car made an unexpected entrance into someone’s yard last Friday

Submitted: A car made its way into a backyard along Porter Road last week. According to eyewitness Danny Puzzo, "They came flying out of Homestead...
Exceptional healthcare

Exceptional Community Hospital accepting all insurance

The city’s first hospital opened Wednesday, bringing 24-hour emergency care and in-patient services to Maricopa for the first time. With that opening have come...

Report: Woman offered half of the money for gun in shooting

A Maricopa woman was arrested and charged Wednesday with first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in a Nov. 15 drive-by shooting in...

Flags to fly half-staff to honor slain MCSO deputy

Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Oct. 19 for the interment of Maricopa...
Orbitel Maricopa

Orbitel restores service to 1,200 after overnight outage

A bullet pierced an Orbitel service box, severing a 288-count fiberoptic cable overnight, causing service outages to nearly 1,200 residential customers and some businesses...

Construction to widen Smith-Enke Road begins soon

Construction to widen Smith-Enke Road between Chase Drive to White & Parker Road begins this week. Check the InMaricopa traffic page often for updates on...

Expect delays on MCG Highway next week

Casa Grand Public Works announced an Automated Flagger Assistance Device (AFAD) will be used to control Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway traffic Sept. 20-24. The AFAD...
Road work on MCG Highway

Lane closures upcoming on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway

Lane closures on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway from Plainview Street to Porter Road begin Monday for road sealing. The work is scheduled Sept. 13-24 between...
K-9 Officer Karma

MPD introduces new K-9, Karma

Maricopa Police Department has retired K-9 Officer Murphy after 10 years on the job and will be replacing him with a new officer –...
My Maricopa Plumber van

Suspected thief arrested mile away – before crime reported

The staff at My Maricopa Plumber got quite a shock when technician Tom McAdams started his company van the morning of Aug. 16. “It sounded...
An early morning accident claimed the life of a pedestrian on Smith-Enke Road. Photo courtesy of MPD

Fatal accident victim identified

The pedestrian killed around 4 a.m. after being struck by a motorist was Jordan Guardo-Mickell of Maricopa. Maricopa police spokesman Sgt. Hal Koozer said Guardo-Mickell,...
An early morning accident claimed the life of a pedestrian on Smith-Enke Road. Photo courtesy of MPD

Early morning accident kills pedestrian

Maricopa Police officers were dispatched to a vehicle-pedestrian accident around 4 a.m. on Smith-Enke Road just east of Province Parkway. MPD spokesman Sgt. Hal...
Bank Robber Desert Financial 8-21 Sized

FBI takes over bank robbery investigation

The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force has taken over the investigation of the Aug. 14 bank robbery at the Desert Financial Credit Union branch...

Murder suspect arrested

At about 4:30 p.m., Tucson Police safely apprehended Juan Jose Cazares Jr., who had been identified as a suspect in this morning’s double homicide...
Crime Scene

Murder suspect quiet, friendly according to neighbors

Maricopa police responded to a reported shooting at the 37000 block of W. Prado Street this morning and found two deceased adults, according to MPD...
Crime scene at Rancho Mirage in Maricopa.

2 dead in Maricopa, suspect on loose

Maricopa police responded to a reported shooting at the 37000 block of W. Prado Street this morning and found two deceased adults, according to...
police-back

Credit union inside Fry’s robbed

Desert Financial Credit Union’s branch inside Fry’s Marketplace was robbed Saturday at approximately 10:50 a.m. Maricopa Police spokesman Luis Vila said a male subject...
Scott Schreiber at 8-16 incident

Police temporarily close Santa Rosa Crossings neighborhood

Maricopa Police units were dispatched to a residence in the 18600 block of North Desert Willow Drive in Santa Rosa Crossings Monday. The incident drew...
SWAT Truck

Standoff in Rancho El Dorado ends peacefully

A standoff between police and an armed man in Rancho El Dorado today ended peacefully with the man being arrested by a Chandler Police...