Friday, December 20, 2013

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 48 year old Joseph Root for trespassing at a business on Hill Street. Root was cited and released on his own recognizance. But a few hours later he was arrested again for trespassing, and for shoplifting and resisting arrest.

57 year old John Krause was arrested last night for extreme DUI.

26 year old Levi Packard and 24 year old Preston Wacey were also arrested for DUI last night in separate incidents.

32 year old Elias Cruz was arrested on a child support warrant.

Officers are investigating a hit and run accident on Cedar Street; an assault reported on Devereaux; and a burglary on Prickley Pear Drive.

Miami Police arrested 22 year old Jose Olvera-Ramirez on a failure to appear warrant for false reporting to law enforcement.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21 year old Nathaniel Reyes of Globe on a failure to comply warrant for assault.

Gila County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault at the Gila County Jail; and thefts reported on Glendale Avenue, Pinal Canyon and Yuma Trail.


John C. Gonzales passed away December 17 at his home in Globe. He was 45. He is survived by his ex-wife Antoinette; his daughter Annette; his son John Gonzales, Jr.; his mother; 6 brothers; 2 sisters.
Visitation for John Gonzales is next Friday, Decmber 27 from 5 to 7:pm at Lamont Mortuary and Saturday, Decmber 28 at 9:am at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Rosary is at 9:30 and Mass is at 10:00.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Globe Moose Lodge Children's Christmas Party

The Globe Moose Lodge will host its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday (December 22) from 2 to 4:pm.

All children from Globe, Miami, San Carlos and surrounding areas are invited.

Santa Claus will be there along with games and prizes.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the local Food Bank,

Besh-Ba-Gowah Festival of Lights This Sunday

The annual Festival of Lights at Besh-Ba-Gowah takes place this Sunday (December 22).

Luminarias will be placed on the pueblo walls. Refreshments will be served and there will be dancers and music, along with jewelry and other items for sale.

Gather around the bonfire and share a special evening with friends and family.

The event starts at dusk, around 5:30pm.

Globe PD Receives Two Enforcement Grants

The Globe Police Department has been awarded two grants from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

An $8,000 DUI grant will be used to pay officers overtime to complete DUI enforcement details and educating the public about impaired driving.

The money from a $4,000 traffic enforcement grant will be used to pay officers overtime to complete traffic enforcement in areas such as aggressive driving, speed enforcement,  seatbelt violations and red light violations.

Starting tomorrow (December 19) and continuing through the rest of December, Globe Police officers will be out in force, patrolling for these violations over the Holiday season.

Police Log

Last night Globe Police arrested 43 year old Donald Tilley for DUI.

Officers are investigating criminal damage at a business on Hagen Road and a theft at a business on Highway 60.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40 year old Christopher Renteria on a contempt of court warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Deputies are investigating criminal damage at the Gila County Detention Home and a disturbance on El Camino.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

'First Day Hikes' on New Years Day

On New Years Day, State Parks across the nation are sponsoring guided “First Day Hikes.”

Day-use entrance fees will be charged for the First Day Hikes at 13 Arizona State Parks.

The hikes offer an opportunity to start the year re-energizing and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy walk at one of the State Parks.

Details about hike locations, difficulty and length are listed on the Arizona State Parks website at or call (602) 542-4174.

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park will have hikes beginning at 10:am and 1:pm. For information call (928) 476-2261.

Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction will have a hike beginning at 9:am.

Concert at Miami Senior Center

The Miami Senior Center presents a concert by Joe Sanchez and the Diamonds on Thursday at 10:30am. Lunch will be served at 11:45.

For more information call 473-4190.

'Christmas in Connecticut' Showing Benefits CVCA

Hollis Cinema is showing the 1945 classic film “Christmas in Connecticut” Thursday at 6:30pm.

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at Cobre Valley Center for the Arts or an hour before showtime.

Proceeds will benefit the Center for the Arts,.

Globe Council Special Meeting on Thursday

Globe City Council is having a Special Meeting on Thursday at 5:pm.

The Council will consider authorizing the transfer of  Contingency Funds in the City Budget.

Miami Wastewater Advisory Board Meets Thursday at 4:PM

The Town of Miami Wastewater Advisory Board meets Thursday at 4:pm in the Miami Town Council Chambers.

Police Log

The Gila County Task Force arrested 28 year old Kalby Lopez at Alhambra Mobile Home Park for possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, misconduct involving weapons and a warrant for failure to appear on a weapons offense.

24 year old Chelsea Chase was arrested on a warrant for use of a dangerous drug.

18 year old inmate Damian Goode was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for burglary, theft and criminal damage.

Deputies are investigating domestic incidents on South Colt Drive and Weaver Circle; a report of animal cruelty taken at Lavin’s Wash; harassment reported at Four Star Mobile Home Park; and a theft on Hammond Street.

Globe Police arrested 34 year old Tito Tarango at a residence on Euclid Avenue for threats and intimidation.

58 year old Mark Snowder was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for disorderly conduct.

Officers are investigating a theft, and a burglary on Cedar Street.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Presentation About Arizona's Natural Wonders

Dr. Steven Semken is the guest speaker for the Miami Hardscrabble series presentation on Wednesday (December 18).

Dr. Semken is Associate Professor of Geology and Geoscience Education at Arizona State University. He will talk about Arizona’s many “natural wonders.”

The program starts at 6:30pm at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum. There is no charge.

Miami JSHS Poetry Out Loud Competition on Wednesday

The Miami High School local Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition will be held on Wednesday (December 18) at 1:30pm.

The winner of the local competition will go to the state level to compete for $200 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the national championship.

Everyone is invited to attend this competition and then stay for a performance by the Miami Junior-Senior High School Band.

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 51 year old Walter Munyan for assault at a business on North Broad Street.

Officers took reports of fraud, burglary, theft and harassment at the Globe Police Department.

Globe Police are investigating an assault reported on Anderson Street and a theft on Euclid Loop.

The Gila County Task Force arrested 25 year old Vincent Doss at Alhambra Mobile Home Park on a child support warrant.

Deputies are investigating a disturbance on McKinney; a theft on Copper Street; and criminal damage at the Gila County Detention Center.


Elvin M. Ross passed away December 4 at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque. He was 85. He is survived by 4 sons; his daughter; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Elvin Ross is Saturday at Noon at Lamont Mortuary. The funeral is at 1:00.

Violet Victor passed away December 14 at her home in San Carlos. She was 70. She is survived by her husband Terrell; her children Cheryl and Rodney Victor and Donna Dawson; her sister Pearl Nasby; and her brothers Todd and Stephen Wilson.
The wake for Violet Victor is Saturday at 4:pm at the Victor residence in San Carlos. The funeral is Sunday at 10:am at Burdette Hall.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Supervisors Meet Tuesday

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

There will be a Public Hearing on a Verizon Wireless application for a Conditional Use Permit to allow a 100 foot cell tower on South Crosswind in Globe.

The Supervisors will consider a new Human Resources Policies and Procedures  format and new Equal Opportunity policies.

They will also consider a Resolution to support the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension FY2015 budget, with a request that any reorganization of the Cooperative Extension units not reduce the individual attention and effectiveness of the Gila County Extension.

Miami JSHS Concert on Tuesday

The Miami Secondary Music Program presents their annual Holiday Concert on Tuesday at 7:pm in the Miami High School Auditorium.

The High School Band, Choir and Junior High Band will perform.

Admission is free.

Apache Bow Hunters Host Arizona Traditional Triple Crown

The Apache Bow Hunters present the 1st Leg of the Arizona Traditional Triple Crown on Saturday, January 4.

Registration begins at 7:am. The cost is $30 for adults and $20 for youth.

For more information call the Apache Bow Hunters Clubhouse at 425-6174.

Supervisor Michael Pastor Community Meeting Tonight

Gila County District 2 Supervisor Michael Pastor will have a Community Meeting today (Monday) at the Tri City Fire Department. It starts at 5:pm.

The meeting is for residents of Central Heights, Claypool, Miami and the surrounding areas.

Globe Council Meets Tonight

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

The Council will appoint new members to the Library Board.

They will also consider a Floodplain Ordinance with revisions to the Globe City Code.

The agenda includes a project finance application to the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona for financial assistance from Arizona’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Police Log

Yesterday Globe Police arrested 27 year old Michael Riegel for trespassing at a business on North Broad Street.

On Saturday, 50 year old Joseph Melonzon was arrested for domestic violence/disorderly conduct at a residence on North Main Street.

35 year old Moticha Mark was arrested late Friday night for disorderly conduct and domestic violence. 37 year old Brett Snell was also arrested at that time for DUI.

Officers are investigating a burglary on East Prickley Pear and shoplifting at a business on Seventh Street.

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office arrested 25 year old Joshua Becker for driving with a suspended license and a child support warrant.

Deputies are investigating domestic incidents on McKinney, Monroe Place, Six Shooter Canyon and Russell Road; an assault at the Gila County Jail; burglaries on Deer Farm Road, Hoopes Road and Pineway; a fraud report taken at Action Pawn; and illegal dumping on Hicks Road.