The Arizona Game and Fish Department was called last night
when a bear was seen in a yard on Cobb Avenue.
The bear was tranquilized and removed from the area without further
A man fled on foot from a traffic stop last night. 34 year
old Angel Martinez was apprehended a short time later by Globe Police. He was
charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia
and felony flight. Martinez also had two outstanding warrants for probation
violation and another one for criminal trespass. Further investigation showed
that Martinez was also the suspect in a robbery that occurred earlier in the
day. He was taken to the Gila County Jail.
22 year old Soane Folau was arrested late last night on
North Broad Street for criminal nuisance.
24 year old Patrick Taraba was arrested on a warrant for
failure to appear on a charge of larceny.
Officers are investigating a domestic disturbance that
occurred on Main Street; an assault reported at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center;
a report of threats and intimidation at a business on Highway 60; and a
burglary on Cedar Street.
31 year old Michael Ontiveros turned himself in to the Gila
County Sheriff’s Department. He was charged with domestic violence/aggravated
assault in connection with a dusturbance on Monday.
41 year old Gina Benavidez was arrested at a traffic stop
for aggravated DUI.
Deputies are investigating criminal damage at Four Star
Mobile Home Park and a theft at Sunrise Mobile Home Park.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24 year old Sierra
Flores of Miami on a failure to pay warrant for attempted shoplifting.
An Oregon newspaper reports that a Globe man was rescued by
a search and rescue team on June 20 after being stranded for four days in a
The Register-Guard reports that 57 year old Rip Stouffer had
been planning to hike alone to California by the Pacific Crest Trail. He had
warm clothing, food and water but was not prepared for the severe winterlike
weather and snow accumulations.
He used his tent for a shelter and hunkered down until he
was able to call for help. When the rescue team found him he was cold but
Yesterday Globe Police arrested two people after a domestic
disturbance on Yuma Street. 52 year old Anna Martin and 35 year old Artisha
Sanchez were both charged with domestic violence/disorderly conduct.
57 year old Elmer Martin of Queen Creek was arrested late
last night at a business on East Ash for use of dangerous drugs.
44 year old Todd Foerster was arrested yesterday during a
followup investigation for possession of drug paraphernalia.
38 year old inmate Samuel Robertson was served a failure to
pay warrant for criminal nuisance.
Officers are investigating a report of a domestic
disturbance on Saguaro Drive.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24 year old
Alexander Murphy of Minnesota at a residence in Country Club Manor for
possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies are investigating a report of child abuse taken at
a residence on Pinal Canyon; a report of a domestic disturbance taken at a
residence on El Camino; a theft at the Claypool Circle K; a burglary from a
storage shed at Holiday Hills Mobile Home Park; a theft at a residence on
Remington; and criminal damage to a vehicle on Copper Street.
Eight, Arizona PBS is upgrading its translators in several
rural areas, including Globe-Miami.
The service upgrade will bring free over-the-air access to Eight HD
programming in full high definition video. It also provides free access to
Eight’s other digital channels. In addition, the coverage area will be
expanded, up to four times larger in some cases.
The scheduled on air date in Globe-Miami is July 23.
Eight, Arizona PBS will conduct a series of community
informational events to show how to receive the additional digital channels and to demonstrate the enhanced quality of the digital signal.
You can also find information at www.azpbs.org/digital.
Yesterday Globe Police arrested 34 year old Jessica Lara for
assault at a residence on Baseline Spur.
38 year old Samuel Robertson was arrested for trafficking in
stolen property, burglary and possession of dangerous drugs.
55 year old Esperanza Swinney was charged with telephone
28 year old Briana Kolinek was arrested for false reporting
to law enforcement.
25 year old Korwin Smith was arrested on a warrant for
Officers are investigating a theft from a vehicle at a
residence on East Maple; a theft at a residence on Anderson Street; a report of
trespassing at a business on South Broad Street; and trespassing at Cobre
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft at
Miami High School; a theft of tools from a vehicle on Vernon Street; and theft
of a large container of coins at a residence on Short Avenue.
Deputy Gila County Attorney Bryan Chambers has been elected
to serve as First Vice President of the State Bar of Arizona. Chambers was
elected June 18 at the annual meeting of the State Bar.
As first vice president Chambers will automatically become
president elect in 2014-15 and then state bar president in 2015-16. It is
believed that he will be the first attorney from Gila County to serve as state
Chambers has been with the County Attorney’s Office for
nearly 21 years and has served under five different County Attorneys.
An accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound was reported
late Saturday night at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center.
Nobody was hurt in a two vehicle collision last night on Ash
Street. One of the drivers was found to have an outstanding Maricopa County
assault warrant. He was taken to the Gila County Jail.
No injuries were reported in two separate hit and run
accidents on Saturday.
Canyon Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in
Ice House Canyon. One person was issued a citation for burning during a burning
Globe Police responded to a residential alarm early this
morning on Santee Street. 27 year old Jesse Castaneda and 21 year old Angel
Cutter were arrested for burglary.
50 year old Lyle Pahe was arrested yesterday afternoon for
shoplifting at a business on East Ash.
34 year old Joe Dejong was arrested Saturday evening for
domestic violence/disorderly conduct after a disturbance on Euclid Loop.
Two people were arrested on Saturday at a business on South
Hill Street. 52 year old Annette Afterbuffalo was charged with shoplifting and
49 year old Doreen Francisco was charged with criminal trespass.
A juvenile was issued a referral for shoplifting at a
business on Highway 60
Officers are investigating shoplifting at a business on Hill
Street and a burglary on South Second Street.
On Saturday the Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28
year old Jessica Morales for domestic violence and disorderly conduct after a
disturbance on Lower Glendale.
29 year old Mark Lopez was arrested on Friday for use of a
dangerous drug, use of marijuana and warrants for possession of dangerous
drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, child support and shoplifting.
29 year old Esequiel Flores was arrested on a failure to pay
warrant for disorderly conduct.
49 year old Richard Baca was arrested for driving with a
A burglary report was taken at a residence on Huie Street.
Nineteen firefighters died yesterday in a fast-moving wildfire at Yarnell, near Prescott in Yavapai County.
More than 200 homes have been destroyed.
The fire was caused by a lightning strike on Friday and
spread to at least 2,000 acres by early Sunday. Triple-digit temperatures, low
humidity and heavy winds caused the fire to burn out of control. As of 3:00
this morning (Monday), the fire has tripled in size to 6,000 acres.
Eighteen of the firefighters were from the Prescott Granite
Mountain Hotshots. It’s unclear where the other victim was based.
The 19 deaths is the greatest loss of life for firefighters
in a wildfire since 1933. It is the deadliest day for US firefighters since
About 200 firefighters are fighting the fire, which has also
forced the closure of parts of State Route 89. The fire is 0% contained.