Superstition Fire and Medical Fire District Governing Board meets Feb. 21

Legal counsel services will be discussed at the Superstition Fire and Medical Fire District Governing Board’s Wednesday, Feb. 21, meeting. It begins at 5:30 p.m. in the district’s administrative office, 565 N. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The governing board has directed staff to prepare a request for proposal to procure legal services to represent the […]

Rescue at Siphon Draw in the Superstition Mountains

Crews from Superstition Fire and Medical District assisted Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office with a rescue at Siphon Draw in the Superstition Mountains the morning of Feb. 14. Two hikers spent the night on top of the mountain and needed assistance getting down. They were evaluated by SFMD crews and released […]

Superstition Fire and Medical District assists downed horse

Crews from Superstition Fire and Medical District were called out Feb. 10 for a horse that was stuck near a fence, officials said. The owner was unable to get the elderly horse up. Three of SFMD crew members are certified in large-animal rescue operations and were able to help get the horse back up. With […]

Apache Junction motor home fire extinguished Feb. 16 by Superstition Fire and Medical District

A person living in an Apache Junction motor home that caught fire Feb. 16 escaped without injury prior to arrival of the Superstition Fire and Medical District, an official said. Firefighters dispatched at 7:50 a.m. to the fire in the 300 block of North Ocotillo Road “arrived to find the motor home well involved with […]

Sexual-assault suspect sought by Apache Junction police

A female victim was sexually assaulted by a man who offered to take her home from an Apache Junction bar, police said.

The assault occurred in an unknown desert area within Apache Junction, police said.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect can call the Apache Junction Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 480-982-8260 or Lead Detective Steven Jeansonne at 480-797-6191.

Apache Junction police thanked for fundraising efforts at MADD Walk

The Apache Junction Police Department had 34 participants at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving walk and raised $3,700 for the nonprofit. Their efforts were recognized at the Feb. 6 meeting of the Apache Junction City Council. The Phoenix Walk Like MADD 2017 was held 6 a.m.-noon Oct. 21 at the Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin […]

Apache Junction, Maricopa police departments participate in procedural justice training

Members of the Apache Junction and Maricopa police departments participated in procedural justice training in an effort to improve police-community relations and increase public trust. Sworn and civilian supervisors from the Apache Junction and Maricopa Police Departments gathered for an eight-hour U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services training on procedural justice: […]

Apache Junction Police Department warns about Internet-based fraud

The Apache Junction Police Department would like to caution the public about selling and buying articles through Internet-based websites. Whether you are looking for a deal on concert and sports tickets, or are looking to sell a car yourself, be prepared for someone trying to take you. Thieves are looking for easy ways to steal […]

Apache Junction police host National Animal Care & Control Association training symposium

  Last week marked the third consecutive year that the Apache Junction Police Department hosted the National Animal Care and Control Association’s three-day workshop for animal care and control, veterinary medicine and wildlife management personnel. Through our continued partnership with the Superstition Fire and Medical District, AJPD was able to host this training at the […]

Jan. 19 fire destroys home on South Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction

  The Superstition Fire and Medical District and Mesa Fire and Medical Department were dispatched to a mobile home fire at 5:06 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, in the 3400 block of South Ironwood Drive of Apache Junction. “Crews initially made entry into the home and found fire spread throughout the attic space.  They were forced […]