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UPDATE: Fatal hit & run shuts down Speedway and Wilmot Sunday mo

by AZPSC News Feed
Police responded to the deadly crash scene early Sunday morning (Source: Sgt. Pete Dugan). TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A deadly hit-and-run collision shut down the intersection of Speedway and Wilmot early Sunday morning, according to Tucson Police Department. Sgt. Pete Dugan, a department spokesman, tweeted just before 5:30 a.m. that two vehicles were involved in the crash. He wrote that the intersection would be blocked for hours while detectives investigate the fatal collision. As of 11a.m., traffic is beginning to flow again at the intersection of Speedway & Wilmot. Neither car from the collision are on scene. Stoplights were out, but are now up […]

Arizona representative Paul Mosley brags about how fast he drives

by AZPSC News Feed
In cases such as this a disclaimer is needed: Kids, don’t try this at home. On March 27 this year, a La Paz, Arizona sheriff’s deputy pulled over Arizona State House representative Paul Mosley (R-5th District) for doing 97 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone. Regional online news site Parker Live Online filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the officer’s bodycam video; the request was fulfilled on July 11. The result isn’t what you’d want from an elected representative. Mosley cited “legislative immunity” to let the deputy know that a state representative can’t be ticketed. After the […]

4 kids, 2 adults hospitalized after crash in Tolleson

by Laura Lollman
(Source: Phoenix Fire Department) TOLLESON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Phoenix police are investigating after four children and two adults were hospitalized in a crash in Tolleson early Sunday morning.  According to Phoenix Fire Department the crash occurred near 91st and Superior avenues just after 12 a.m.  Police said that a 28-year-old woman who was driving near the intersection drove over the raised median and collided with a 2009 Hyundai Accent that was traveling northbound on 91st Avenue.   Phoenix FD said four children ages 10 to 15 were taken to local trauma centers. All but one of the children were in stable condition, […]

Bank robbery suspect still being sought by Prescott Valley police | The Daily Courier

by AZPSC News Feed
Police say man is suspected of committing a robbery at the OneAZ Credit Union on Pav Way in Prescott Valley on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Prescott Valley Police Department) The Prescott Valley Police Department is still looking for a suspect believed to have been involved in the robbery of the OneAZ Credit Union on Pav Way Friday afternoon, July 13. “The suspect is still at large,” Prescott Valley Police Public Information Officer Jason Kaufman said. Officers responded to the report of a robbery at about 4:20 p.m. Friday and were told the suspect had fled the area on […]

PD: Suspect barricades himself after domestic violence call

by News Staff
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Officers were responding to a barricade situation Saturday evening in south Phoenix, police said. The barricade was at a home near 23rd Avenue and W. Buckeye Road, according to the Phoenix Police Department. Police said the incident began with report about domestic violence at a home in the area. Police said officers arrived and spoke with witnesses who said there was a physical fight in the home and a family member suffered lacerations. Firefighters treated the victim at the scene. Police said the suspect was alone inside the home and refused to come out. Police […]

Catch 22: No. 14 – $500 reward offered for an wanted on six felony charges | The Daily Courier

by AZPSC News Feed
Today the Prescott Valley police are asking for the public’s help in locating Francisco Javier Gardea. He is a 46-year-old Hispanic man who is 6-feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds. His last known address was in the 6200 block of East Knights Way in Prescott Valley. Gardea is wanted on six felony charges including fraud, identity theft and forgery. If you have information that leads to the arrest of No. 14 of “CATCH 22” you could earn a $500 cash reward. To earn the reward, you must call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 with your information within 90 days […]

Phoenix man in custody after tear gas and nearly 5-hour stand off

by AZPSC News Feed
CLOSE Phoenix police apprehend the alleged man who barricaded himself in his Phoenix residence for nearly 5 hours on July 14, 2018. Bayan Wang, The Republic | Phoenix police presence at 24th Avenue and Buckeye Road in a standoff with a man barricaded in his home on July 14, 2018.(Photo: Bayan Wang/The Republic) After a five-hour standoff that ended in a haze of tear gas, Phoenix police say they have apprehended a man who had barricaded himself in a house. Phoenix police received a call Saturday afternoon referencing a family fight from someone inside the residence near 24th Avenue and […]

Gilbert PD: Man flees traffic stop, crashes into unmarked police car

by AZPSC News Feed
GILBERT, AZ – A 36-year-old man faces multiple charges after he allegedly crashes into an unmarked Gilbert police vehicle early Saturday.  The incident happened around 2 a.m. near Greenfield and Pecos roads. According to Gilbert police, Jason Hall collided with an unmarked police vehicle after fleeing from a traffic stop.  He was arrested and booked into jail on DUI, aggravated assault on an officer (collision), and other traffic-related offenses.  Police say the officer involved in the crash was taken to the hospital for a possible hand injury and was later released. No further information was immediately available.  Source link

Watertown Daily Times | Arizona man arrested from driving while intoxicated in Canton

by AZPSC News Feed
CANTON — A 52-year-old Arizona man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the town of Canton on Friday. Cesar D. Mienert, of Tucson, Ariz., was arrested following a traffic stop on County Route 14, according to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department. Police say he was stopped for failure to keep right and allegedly forced an oncoming car off the road. His blood alcohol content was .27 percent, police said. Source link

ASU PD: Victim assaulted at Tempe dormitory

by News Staff
(Source: Google) TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The Arizona State University Police Department is looking for a man who is accused of sexually assaulting a victim earlier this week at the main campus in Tempe.  Police say the victim was assaulted at ASU’s Hayden Hall, located near the area of Apache Boulevard and Mill Avenue between Thursday and Friday. ASU police said the two met using an online dating app.  According to police, the victim is not an ASU student while the suspect is currently a student.  The suspect is being described by police as a black male, about 5 feet, 11 inches tall, […]