A Christmas Day fire in the city of Maricopa destroyed a trailer, and authorities found human remains inside the trailer that were believed to be that of an elderly man who lived there.
The two were killed in a crash Thursday night in Maricopa, officials say.
From top left are: Michael Hensley, 26 of Arizona City; Amanda Hensley, 32 of Arizona City; Michael Belver, 24 of Casa Grande; Scott Powell, 27 of Casa Grande; Jeridee Price, 47 of Arizona City; and Michael Carter, 37 of Casa Grande; and Melissa Hensley, 28 of Arizona City.
A San Manuel man was killed in a rollover Thursday after he lost control of his Jeep and it crashed into an embankment.
A San Manuel man was killed in a rollover Nov. 13, 2014 after he lost control of his 2011 Jeep and it crashed into an embankment.
A deputy found 10 AK-47 rifles, 10 100-round magazines, 10 30-round magazines and 1,080 rounds of 7.62 ammunition in a car pulled over for a traffic violation Saturday night.
Joshua Walton, 31, of Florence, was booked into the Pinal County jail Sept. 25, 2014, and faces one count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident in connection with the hit-and-run death of an 18-year-old skateboarder.
A woman died after she and her husband tried to cross a flooded wash in Pinal County, officials say.
Deputies arrested four illegal border crossers hauling marijuana Aug. 20, 2014, in Pinal County. Booked into jail were (clockwise from top left): Alizio Dial-Argos, 21, Cesar Banegas-Gonzalez, 19, Aaron Marquez-Quintero, 36, and Herman Garcia-Cruz, 25. The men were carrying four large backpa…
A half-empty bottle of Fleischmann’s Vodka, an empty single serving size bottle of Beringer white wine and a half-empty of Sunny D were found in the purse of Kathleen Jardine, who was cited after Pinal County Sheriff's deputies say she went to work intoxicated.
Marcos Utimio Turner, 31, of Casa Grande, booked into the Pinal County jail July 22, 2014, and faces charges of unlawful flight from pursuing law enforcement vehicle, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, resisting arrest and reckless driving. Additional char…
Ramiro Delcid, a 20-year-old Red Rock man, has pleaded not guilty in the killing of his 19-year-old girlfriend. The Pinal County Attorney's Office says Ramiro Delcid was arraigned Nov. 1, on a charge of second-degree murder in the Oct. 14 killing of Dina Dicochea.Previous news reports have s…
Amanda Leyvas, 22, of Casa Grande was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired by alcoholNov. 3 after crashing into a Pinal County Sheriff's Office vehicle working as part of a DUI task force.A canine deputy in a fully marked patrol vehicle stopped to assist with an arrest on Peart R…
Amanda Leyvas (pictured), 22, of Casa Grande was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired by alcohol Nov. 3 after crashing into a Pinal County Sheriff's Office vehicle working as part of a DUI task force.A canine deputy in a fully marked patrol vehicle stopped to assist with an arres…
Zachary Nelson, 26, Robert Acuna, 37, and John Gaitland, 24, all of Arizona City, were arrested Sept. 19 and 20, 2013, in connection with multiple residential burglaries in Pinal County. Nelson faces charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal trespassing and criminal damage. Gai…
Jayce Manalo, Matthew Secrist and Michael Shanks
Five people have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.
Thomas John Johnson, 26, is an inmate at the Pinal County jail who is facing additional charges after officials say he attacked a corrections officer.Johnson, 26, of Casa Grande, was initially jailed May 28 on suspicion of violating the terms of his probation, failing to appear on aggravated…
Authorities say they found 15 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment on an SUV that was pulled over on Interstate 10 near Casa Grande. The Associated Press reported that the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said Alejandro Ortiz, the 22-year-old driver of the vehicle, was booked on suspicio…
Charles Vega, 37, the former fire chief in Hayden, was arrested on suspicion of theft and trafficking in stolen property. Pinal County Sheriff’s officials say Vega was arrested Feb. 20 and later released on his own recognizance. Hayden police contacted the sheriff’s office last December abo…
A mail carrier was impaled by a pole after crashing her mail truck into a fence Monday afternoon, Pinal County officials said.
Pinal County sheriff’s deputies say more than 4,500 rounds of ammunition have been found in the back of an SUV that was abandoned in the southern Arizona desert.
Toni Stalker, 59, a passenger in a sand rail was killed this weekend in a wreck on Mount Lemmon, officials said.
Victor Gutierrez (top), 46, and Mark Jimenez, 34, were found in the tunnel Saturday night by a deputy who stopped by the San Manuel mine on a routine security check. They were arrested by the Pinal County Sheriff's Department on suspicion of several theft charges related to copper wiring sto…
Pinal County Deputy Hank Mueller graduated at the top of his academy class in 2009 and promptly received a commendation from Sheriff Paul Babeu. But now he is suspended after being accused of disorderly conduct after a night of drinking at a Tempe bar in October.
Maria Bustamante, 33, is facing human traffocking charges after she was stopped Friday near Picacho, for several traffic violations while driving six Mexican men in a 2004 Oldsmobile minivan. officials say.
A 13-year-old burglar already sporting an ankle monitor from a previous run-in with the law was arrested again Tuesday night for breaking into the home of his neighbor in Florence. When Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies asked a young burglar why he broke into his neighbor’s home, he responded:…
A Mammoth 14-year-old boy was injured this week when deputies say he and a pal built a weapon from various discards and tools found on the property where one of the boys lives.
A 70-year-old pilot was killed when hiis small plane crashed and burned in a canyon near the airport in the Pinal County community of San Manuel.
John Contreras of Tucson was arrested this week after the Pinal County Sheriff's Department says he led officers on a high-speed chase and rammed a patrol car.
Pinal County deputies say they found drugs and money in six plastic bags of cash under a seat. Also found were recently purchased cell phones, designer hand bags and a wallet worth more than $1,000.
James Evans, 59, was taken into custody after Wednesday after
authorities say he overmedicated himself with prescription drugs
and then fired a weapon as paramedics responded to his Oracle
Ken Litwack, 71, was last seen about 1 p.m. today, according to
a Pinal County Sheriff’s Department news release. Litwack suffers
from bouts of confusion and likely wandered off, family members
told authorities. Litwack checked into the Sierra Tucson Treatment
Delfina Gaitan, 35, is being held on suspicion of aggravated DUI
with a passenger under the age of 15, the Pinal County Sheriff's
Jessica Velasco, 28, of Stanfield, was arrested on charges
including drug possession and transportation of drugs. She was
being held in the Pinal County jail on $500,000 bond.
Pinal County Sheriff's Department says a traffic stop last week
netted nearly $9 million in heroin and methamphetamine.