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Fingerprint helps solve 17-year cold case homicide

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CLOSE What is a Silent Witness and how do you become one? Wochit Frank Gallas Mendoza(Photo: Arizona Department of Public Safety) New ways of analyzing fingerprints are credited with helping Arizona investigators solve a 17-year-old cold case out of El Mirage, the state Department of Public Safety announced Thursday.  Frank Gallas Mendoza was arrested Monday in Fresno, California, on suspicion of killing Richard Cacero Lucero, who was found dead in his El Mirage home on December 20, 2001. The DPS did not say how Lucero was killed. DPS cold cases were recently reviewed to see what evidence could be used to investigate potential […]

PD: Man arrested for beating ex-wife with bat in El Mirage

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EL MIRAGE, AZ – An El Mirage woman has been severely beaten with a bat, allegedly by her ex-husband.  El Mirage police report that on June 13 they were called to a hospital regarding a domestic violence attack, with a baseball bat.  The victim has an order of protection against 50-year-old Charles Gibson, who came to her home near Dysart and Thunderbird roads.  He allegedly threatened the woman with the bat, asking her if she had been sleeping with law enforcement officers because he had been arrested several times.  The victim reportedly told police that she was struck about ten […]


by John Q Public Safety
  Viewing – Dignity Funeral Home (16063 West Bell Road Surprise, AZ 85374) Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Officers and Public) Funeral – Radiant Church (15522 W. Paradise Ln, Surprise, AZ 85374) Thursday, December 21st, 2017 10:00 AM   Please consider contributing to Officer Lazinsky’s family at Officer Paul Lazinsky Go Fund Me
El Mirage City Mayor Lana Mook

El Mirage Police Campaign UPDATE! 11-7-17

by John Q Public Safety
The El Mirage Police Employee’s Association (EMPEA) members, following its recent EMPEA member survey, began a confidence vote on City Manager Spencer Isom. The unexpected agenda Item offered by Mayor Mook for the termination of City Manager Isom during the October 17th 2017 Council meeting, and the subsequent “yes” vote by the majority, caused the voting process to be terminated prior to 100% member participation. The voting was closed with 87.09% EMPEA member participation. The results of the EMPEA confidence vote and selected comments are offered, edited for brevity, by its membership to demonstrate that the Council majority did in […]

5 Arizona ZIP codes rank in top 25 U.S. areas for investors on rentals

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[ad_1] CLOSE PHOENIX-AREA HOME VALUES Housing prices up in the Valley | 0:45 Valley home sales and prices are up and expected to keep climbing based on last month’s pace. Wochit 1 of 3 CLOSE PHOENIX-AREA HOME VALUES What’s that home worth? | 0:50 What factors determine the number that goes on with a “for sale” sign? Wochit 2 of 3 CLOSE PHOENIX-AREA HOME VALUES Home valuations in the Phoenix area, by the numbers | 0:47 Maricopa County home values climbed almost double 2015’s rate. Wochit 3 of 3 Last VideoNext Video Housing prices up in the Valley What’s that […]
Spencer Isom

El Mirage City Manager fired over tensions with public safety workers

by John Q Public Safety
Jason Pohl and Perry Vandell, The Republic | azcentral.comPublished 6:59 p.m. MT Oct. 19, 2017 A divided El Mirage City Council fired seven-year City Manager Spencer Isom, who had sparred with public-safety workers in the city. Councilman Ray Delgado told The Arizona Republic on Thursday that the termination stemmed from strained relations with police and fire. The city’s fire union said Isom created a “toxic environment” for police and fire personnel. Isom said it was about public safety demanding more money. Isom’s two allies, Mayor Lana Mook and Councilman Jack Palladino, had placed Isom’s employment on Tuesday’s City Council meeting agenda. The two listed his […]

Police searching for package thief in El Mirage

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[ad_1] EL MIRAGE, AZ – El Mirage police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an accused package thief.  According to the El Mirage Police Department, a suspect stole a package from a doorstep on Friday just before 4 p.m.  Police say package theft is increasing throughout the Phoenix metro areas. Police advise to have deliveries placed behind a metal screen door or to have packages signed upon delivery. If you have any information on the identity of this suspect, you are asked to call El Mirage police at 623-500-3000. [ad_2] Source link

Upcoming elections in the Valley – AZCentral.com

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[ad_1] AZCentral.com Upcoming elections in the ValleyAZCentral.comMayor Lana Mook, Councilman Jack Palladino and Councilman Bob Jones’ seats will all be up for grabs in 2018.Councilman Joe Ramirez’s seat will be vacant as well due to his passing in June. City of El Mirage. Current Chandler Vice-Mayor Kevin Hartke … [ad_2] Source link

Look Who’s Getting Caught by Photo-Enforcement Cameras — and Often Not Paying Fines – Phoenix New Times

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[ad_1] Phoenix New Times Look Who’s Getting Caught by Photo-Enforcement Cameras — and Often Not Paying FinesPhoenix New TimesOverall, the records highlight how vehicles that aren’t registered to individuals present a special challenge for Scottsdale and other Arizona cities that use photo enforcement, including Phoenix, Avondale, Chandler, El Mirage, and Mesa. In order to be … and more » [ad_2] Source link

Dysart High School in El Mirage threatened on Snapchat – 3TV

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[ad_1] Dysart High School in El Mirage threatened on Snapchat Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:07 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:53 PM EDT By Laura Lollman, Content Producer (Source: Dysart Unified School District via Twitter) EL MIRAGE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Threats of a school shooting at Dysart High School were made on Snapchat Wednesday night. El Mirage police said the threats were made through Snapchat for schools in Arizona and Nevada.  El Mirage PD said the threats did not appear to be credible.  [RELATED: Police: ‘Potential victim’ in Snapchat school threat arrested as suspect] Dysart Unified School […]