Friday, November 23, 2012

Globe Council Meets Monday

Globe City Council meets Monday at 6:pm.

The meeting includes a presentation introducing two new police dispatchers  and a presentation about the annual audit.

There will be an Executive Session for legal consultation about Arizona Water Company.

City of Globe Collecting Holiday Food Donations

The City of Globe will be collecting non-perishable food items for the needy during the month of December.

Donations may be dropped off at Globe City Hall.

Blood Drive on Saturday

There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive tomorrow (Saturday) from 10 to 3 at First Christian Church.

To schedule an appointment call 520-230-7295.

1972 MHS Championship Game Reunion

The 1972 Miami High School Football Championsip Reunion is going on today (Friday).

A Meet and tour of the Miami Vandal Hall of Fame is at 1:pm.

At 7:00 tonight there will be a Social Hour at the Apache Gold Casino. This is followed at 9:00 by a viewing of the State Championship Game film with comments from caoches and players.

The cost is $15 a person and everyone is welcome.

'Tis the Season for Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Salvation Army Kettle Drive bell ringers in Globe will be collecting money every Friday and Saturday from November 23 until December 22. The money they collect will be used to help families in the area during the holidays and throughout the year.

If you would like to volunteer to be a bell ringer, call 425-2751.

Chamber Salute to Ranching

The winners of the “Rancher of the Year,” “Wrangler of the Year,” and other ranching-related awards will be announced during the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce Annual Salute to Ranching Dinner on Saturday, December 15.

The no-host social hour starts at 5:30pm, followed by a steak dinner at 6:30.

The cost is $30 a person. Seating is limited. Make your reservation by calling the Chamber at 425-4495.

Police Log

Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on North Broad Street. Both drivers were issued citations.

Miami Police have completed their investigation of the accidental shooting that occurred last week on Adonis Avenue.  A juvenile received four non-life-threatening wounds after shooting himself in the leg. The juvenile will be charged with disorderly conduct involving a weapon, endangerment, and theft of the weapon he shot himself with. The juvenile was already on probation.

Last night Globe Police arrested 37 year old Joseph Spottedtail for disorderly conduct after a call about an unruly patient at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.

30 year old Clarisse Belknap was arrested for domestic criminal damage after a disturbance late Wednesday night on Prickly Pear.

33 year old Nichole Sigmond was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

Officers are investigating a burglary at a business on North Broad Street and criminal damage at a business on North Broad Street.

On Wednesday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 53 year old Stephen Pankratz for aggravated harassment.

40 year old Robert Henderson turned himself in and was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for probation violation on a charge of unlawful flight.

22 year old Raymond Ashburn was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for theft.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 35 year old Joseph Armendariz on a warrant for probation violation on a charge of attempted production of marijuana.


Barbara Ann McBroom passed away November 20 at her home at Top of the World. She was 74.
Memorial contributions may be made to Copper Communities Hospice in Globe.

Sylvia Ann Lopez passed away November 20 at her home in Claypool. She is survived by her daughter and her sister.
Visitation for Sylvia Lopez is Sunday at 6:pm at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Rosary is at 7:00. The Funeral Mass is Monday at 10:am.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Police Log

The Gila  County Task Force arrested three people yesterday at a traffic stop.
22 year old Dixie Williams-Stidham  was arrested on warrants for domestic violence, interfering with judicial procedings, attempted trafficking in stolen property, possession of  of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license.
23 year old Ruben Mageno was arrested on warrants for disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia.
21  year old Brittany Velasquez was arrested for unlawful flight.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 41 year old Candelaria Nosie on warrants for forgery, fraudulent schemes, theft and a bad check.

Deputies are investigating a stolen license plate from a residence on McKinney and a theft at the Claypool Circle K.

Globe Police arrested 55 year old Elizabeth Oropeza for disorderly conduct after a disturbance on Cottonwood.

38 year old James Gillum was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

39 year old Andy Garner was arrested on a child support warrant.

Officers are investigating  a disturbance on Santee Strteet; a burglary on East Fourth Street; a burglary on Ensign Drive; and a theft on North Gleason Street.

Tempe Police arrested 26 year old Evan McClure on a failure to comply warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Community Thanksgiving Meals Served

The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served Wednesday from 5 to 7:pm at St. Paul’s Methodist Church.
The event is sponsored by the Ministerial Association with contributions from the Dream Manor Inn,  Joe’s Broad Street Grill and Safeway.
This Thanksgiving dinner is free and open to everyone.

Our Lady’s St. Vincent de Paul is having its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday from 4 to 7:pm.
Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.

The Globe Active Adult Center will have its Thanksgiving meal on Wednesday.

The Miami Senior Center is serving a Thanksgiving Lunch at noon on Thursday. Music will be provided by Neto Vasquez.
If you need a ride call 473-4190.

Globe Library Closed for Thanksgiving

The Globe Public Library will close Wednesday at 5:30pm for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The library will reopen on Saturday at 10:am.

No Highway Closures Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The Arizona Department of Transportation says there will be no scheduled highway closures over the holiday weekend.

ADOT has not scheduled any closures between Wednesday afternoon and Monday morning.

Last year 14 people were killed in crashes over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Police Log

A car hit a pedestrian last night at the Claypool Little League field. A report was taken and the patient refused medical treatment. The case is pending further investigation.

There was also a car-pedestrian accident yesterday afternoon at Cottonwood and North Broad Street. That case is also under investigation.

Globe Police received a call about a possible rolling domestic incident in progress on Highway 60. The car was located and 20 year old Daniel Toscano of Apache Junction was arrested for domestic violence assault and kidnapping.

Officers received a report of an unconscious man in the McDomalds drtve-thru. 20 year old Eric Cobb was arrested for DUI.

Early this morning 18 year old Julia Courtney  was arrested at Copper Country Mobile Home Park for  domestic violence criminal damage.

Officers are investigating a burglary that occurred on Kline Street.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 39 year old Joe Hurst for possession of a narcotic drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

29 year old Heidi Godoy was arrested on a child support warrant.

29 year old inmate Aaron Bates was served a failure to appear warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mesa Police arrested 47 year old Catherine Cook of Globe on a failure to appear warant for driving with a suspended license.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Supervisors Meet Tuesday

The Gila County Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday at 10:am.

They will canvass the results of the November 6 General Election and declare them official.

The Supervisors will acknowledge the extension of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program between Gila County and the US Department of Justice. This is  for $11,000 to continue to support overtime pay for Gila County Sheriff’s deputies working with the Drug, Gang and Violent Crime Task Force.

Globe Council Meets Tonight

Globe City Council meets tonight (Monday) at 6:00.

They will approve the appointment of new City Manager Brent Billingsley.

The Council will discuss library parking and the Tee Pee Park.

The agenda also includes recognition of the retirement of Victor Power, and the recognition of the people who helped with Apache Jii, the Fall Festival and the Cyclo-A-Cross.

Police Log

A house fire Friday night on Mill Street in Miami severely burned a man living in the home at the time. The injuries were not life threatening but the victim was flown to the Maricopa Burn Unit in Phoenix.

A 15 year old Miami juvenile suffered a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg on Saturday night. He was airlifted to Maricopa Medical Center and the case is under investigation.

Globe Police arrested 31 year old Mariette Lewis late last night at a residence on Euclid Avenue for domestic disorderly conduct.

47 year old William Salter was arrested yesterday morning for trespassing at a business on 7th Street.

20 year old Deidra Hickman was arrested Saturday at a residence on South Buena Vista for disorderly conduct.

On Friday, 24 year old Chandra Porto was arrested in connection with a theft report taken earlier this month.

22 year old Christopher Reynolds was arrested for disorderly conduct in connection with an incident that occurred in September.

52 year old William Gutierrez was arrested on a child support warrant.

Globe Police are investigating burglaries on South Broad Street, Maurel Street, North East Street, Hackney Avenue, and a business on Highway 70.

Yesterday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 51 year old Charles Ortiz on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Deputies recovered an item reported stolen from a residence on Calle de Loma and returned it to the owner.

Deputies are investigating the theft of a firearm from a house at Upper Pinal Creek Road and  a burglary on South Sharps Road.


Irene Reynoso Gutierrez has passed away in Tempe.
Visitation for Irene Gutierrez is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9:am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.