Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Police Log

There was a one vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in the Russell Gulch area. The driver refused medical treatment. He was then cited for driving without a valid license.

Deputies are investigating a burglary at a residence on Jefferson Street.


William Ballesteros of Globe passed away November 2 in Mesa. He was 70.
A Memorial Mass for William Ballesteros will be held Wednesday, November 14 at 9:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church.

Lifelong Miami resident Timothy Brandenburg passed away October 31 in New Mexico. He was 47. He is survived by his mother and father; his wife Linda Falquez Guerra; 5 daughters, including Ceaserae and Kristina Brandenburg, and Carissa Moore of Miami; his sons Michael Falquez and Anthony Guerra of Miami; and 11 grandchildren.
Visitation for Timothy Brandenburg is tomorrow (Thursday) at 9:am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Ralph T. Weaver, Sr.of Coolidge passed away November 3 at Copper Mountain Inn. He was 93. He is survived by his children Ralph Weaver, Jr., Glen Eddings and Velata Shaffer of Claypool; and 8 grandchildren.
Visitation for Ralph Weaver, Sr. is Saturday from 1 to 2:30pm at Lamont Mortuary. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 at Globe Cemetery.

Election Results

President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term in the White House. Obama received 303 Electoral votes, more than the 270 needed to win.  Obama also won the popular vote, 52.89% to 45.48%.

Arizona has elected Jeff  Flake to the US Senate. Flake defeated Democrat Richard Carmona 50.42% to 45.22%

Ann Kirkpatrick will return to Washington from Arizona’s Congressional District 1. Kirkpatrick defeated Republican Jonathon Paton 48.68% to 45.43%

In the State Senate race for  Legislative District 8, Democrat Barbara McGuire defeated Republican Joe Ortiz 49% to 46%. But Republicans “TJ” Shope and Frank Pratt received the most votes in  District 8 for the Arizona State House.

Mike Pastor keeps his seat on the Gila County Board of Supervisors with 54% of the votes.

The new Gila County Sheriff is Adam Shepherd, who received 57% of the votes.

Deborah Savage received 53% of the votes to defeat Don Ascoli for Gila County Treasurer
Mickie Nye lost to Sadie Jo Thompson, who received 66%, to keep her position as Gila County Recorder.

Deborah Hughes is the new Gila County Assessor. She defeated Dale Hom, who held the position for 24 years.

In the Globe School Board election, the most votes went to Noelle Anderson, Jacque Cline Griffin and Judy Moorhead.

Voters in the Miami School District defeated a proposed budget increase, 53% to 47%.

Arizona voters have defeated the proposition that would have made permanent a 1% temporary sales tax for  education and other services.  65% voted No.

Proposition 120—the so-called “state sovereignty" referendum—was defeated 67.54% to 32.46%.

The proposition that would have changed primary elections to a “top two” system was also defeated, 67% to 33%.

Proposition 117, the proposition that puts a cap on property tax increases, passed with 57% voting Yes.

The proposition that adds protection for crime victims passed with 80% of the votes.

Voters defeated Proposition 115. It would have given Arizona governors more say over picking judges.  Seventy-three percent voted No.

The proposition that would have increased equipment tax exemptions for small businesses was defeated with 56.51% No votes.

Proposition 119, which allows swaps of state trust lands, passed with 62% voting Yes.

Proposition 118, which sets a minimum amount of education funding from the state trust land fund, is extremely close. Current unofficial results show that proposition failing by less than 1%.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Community Blood Drive on November 24

There will be an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive on Saturday, November 24. It will be at First Christian Church from 10:am to 3:pm.

To schedule an appointment call 520-230-7295.

Globe Now Has Email List

The City of Globe now has a way to keep you informed by email. Anyone with an email address can sign up to receive emergency messages and regular updates from the City.

Visit  and register to receive emergency alerts and other information.

If you have any questions or have problems registering your email contact Teresa Williams at 425-7146 ext. 11.

Police Log

Early this morning Globe Police responded to a report of an attempted suicide at the Budget Inn Motel. The person was taken to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46 year old Scott Thompson on failure to comply warrants for a bad check and for DUI with a suspended license.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 30 year old Andrew Ortiz on failure to pay warrants for disorderly conduct and driving with a suspended license.

The Gila County Constable’s Office arrested 38 year old Christopher Myers on a failure to pay DUI warrant.

A deputy took a report of a theft that occurred in Wheatfields. The deputy conducted a followup investigation and located the stolen item.

Deputies are investigating a fraud report taken at a residence on Euclid.

Globe Police arrested 35 year old Charlotte Martinez on a failure to comply warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers are investigating a burglary on Banker Avenue; a theft at the Santee Street Circle K; shoplifting at Walmart; and a harassment report taken on Maple Street.


Dr. Vincent Dean Barry passed away November 1. He was 77. He is survived by his wife Joanne; 12 children; 24 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Rosary for Vincent Barry will be Saturday at 1:pm at Holy Angels Church. Funeral Mass is at 1:30.
Memorial donations may be made to the Dr. Vincent D. Barry Scholarship Fund, c/o Liberty High School, P.O. Box 2343, Globe 85502.

Monday, November 5, 2012

VFW Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11

The Globe VFW will have a Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday (November 11) at 11:am. It will be at Veterans Memorial Park.

A barbecue luncheon will follow the event at noon at the VFW post on South Broad Street.

GAAC Holiday Meal Campaign

The Globe Active Adult Center Holiday Meal Campaign began last week and continues until December 31.

The Apache Gold Casino and Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center have each donated $1,000. Other sponsorships are in the works.

Each day, Monday through Friday, the Globe Active Adult Center delivers meals to seniors and the disabled. Included with every meal is a wellness check and a friendly chat.

To donate, please make your check payable to the City of Globe Holiday Meal Campaign. Mail it or drop it off at the Globe Active Adult Center, 579 S. Broad Street. A receipt will be mailed to you  upon your request.

Globe Council Special Meeting Today

Globe City Council will have a Special Meeting today (Monday) at 4:pm.

There will be an Executive Session to discuss a City Manager contract.

After the Executive Session, the Council will consider appointing a new City Manager.

Police Log

Miami Police arrested 22 year old Felina Bell on a warrant for disorderly conduct and assault.

36 year old Shawn Williams was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Shortly before noon yesterday, Globe Police were dispatched to North Broad Street after a call about a man with a gun causing a disturbance. The man also caused damage to a vehicle. He was gone when police arrived. Globe PD is looking for a white Chevy pickup with New Mexico plates beginning with the numbers 669. If you see this vehicle, please call the Globe Police Department.

Globe Police arrested 32 year old Carlos Preston yesterday morning at a residence on Blazer Drive. Preston was charged with domestic violence/assault and preventing the use of a telephone during an emergency.

Two people were arrested after a disturbance at Globe Mobile Home Park. 41 year old Trisha Simmons and 36 year old John Simmons were both arrested for domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

62 year old Beverly Wright was arrested yesterday for shoplifting at the Family Dollar Store.

Two people were arrested for shoplifting in separate incidents Saturday afternoon at Walmart. 27 year old Malinda Harrison and 32 year old Erlinda Ramirez were booked into the Gila County Jail.

Officers are investigating a domestic assault that occurred at Third and Ash; criminal damage to a church on South Broad Street; a theft at a residence on High Street; shoplifting at the Santee Circle K; and criminal damage at the Pinal Mountain Apartments.

A Gila County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested 18 year old Taylor Medlin-Van De Ventor of Phoenix early yesterday morning on a Globe warrant, and for possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

40 year old Cruzvaldo Medrano was arrested on Roberts Drive for domestic violence/assault.

Saturday night medical personnel responded to Connie’s Store and took a woman to the hospital.  A Gila County Sheriff’s deputy took a domestic violence report. The case is under investigation.

60 year old Christopher Johns was arrested Saturday for domestic violence/disorderly conduct at a residence on Cooley Ranch Road.

Deputies are investigating a report of identity theft taken at a residence on Snedden; a burglary at a residence on Trampps Circle; a fraud report taken at a residence on Euclid Loop; a burglary in Wheatfields; a report of harassing phone calls taken at a residence on Russell Road; and possible animal cruelty reported on Wheatfields Road.

Friday, November 2, 2012

MHS 1972 Football Championship Reunion

The 1972 Miami High School Football Championship Reunion will be held on Friday, November 23 at the Apache Gold Casino.

The event includes a meet and tour of the Miami Vandal Hall of Fame at 1:pm. Then a social hour at 7:pm at the Apache Gold Casino. This will be followed at 9:pm by a viewing of the Championship Game film with comments from coaches and players.

The cost is $15 a person. For information call Jerry Goetz at 623-734-2205.

Soil Improvement and Garden Workshop

A Soil Improvement and Garden Workshop will be held at Gila Community College on Saturday, November 17 from 9:am until Noon.

The workshop will feature a hands-on computer exercise with USDA’s Web Soil Survey of Southern Gila County. There will also be a series of guest speakers talking about desert soils, composting, irrigation, and building soil nutrients for gardening and plants.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension at 402-8589

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Police Log

Globe Police arrested two people early this morning in connection with an assault report. 37 year old Crystal Kelley was charged with assault/domestic violence. 40 year old Michael James was arrested for violation of a court order and domestic violence.

Officers are investigating an assault report taken at a residence on North Main Street; a burglary at a business on North Broad Street; and a burglary at a residence on West Gillete Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating illegal dumping of trash into Pinal Creek.


Former Globe resident Bessie V. Ashcroft passed away on October 25 at her home in Ahwatukee. She was 87. She is survived by her husband Ken; her sons John and Frank Dzera; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass for Bessie Ashcroft will be held Monday (November 12) at 11:am at Holy Angels Catholic Church.