Fatal motor vehicle-pedestrian accident Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early today on Delaware Drive in Apache Junction and has died from her injuries, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, Rob McDaniel, community resource coordinator for the Apache Junction Police Department, said in an e-mail. “A motorist was traveling southbound on […]

Paula Ann Bollinger of Apache Junction sentenced to prison for sexual conduct with a minor

Paula Ann Bollinger, 40, of Apache Junction, has been sentenced to two consecutive 10-year prison terms, which will be followed by two counts of lifetime sex-offender probation for violations of sexual conduct with a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor, police said. In June, her husband, Johnny Ray Bollinger, 36, was sentenced to 160 […]

Apache Junction police chief thanks DPS for assistance in finding missing resident

Apache Junction Police Chief Thomas E. Kelly and Lt. Thom Parker attended an Arizona Department of Public Safety command meeting where they presented five people with the chief’s letter of appreciation. Thanked were DPS Communications Officers Anthony Ashley and Dannette Lehman, along with Aviation Troopers Darrell Detty, Edgar Bissonnette and Daniel Millon Jr., according to […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October marked with proclamation, purple lights

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Apache Junction Police Department encourages everyone to join in recognizing the ongoing societal issue of domestic abuse. On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Police Chief Thomas E. Kelly will receive a proclamation designating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the Apache Junction City Council meeting that begins at 7 […]

Thefts reported Sept. 16-22 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts reported Sept. 16-22 to Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated by AJPD included: Reported at 8:25 a.m. Sept. 18 in the 500 block of South Ironwood Drive. Reported at 11:33 a.m. Sept. 18 in the 1400 block of West Apache Trail. Reported at 4:12 p.m. Sept. 18 in […]

Sexual assaults, incident with a minor reported Sept. 9-15 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of sexual assaults and sexual conduct with a minor reported Sept. 9-15 to Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated by AJPD included: Sexual assault, reported at 8:42 a.m. Sept. 10 in the 900 block of South Royal Palm Road. Sexual conduct with a minor, reported at 4:02 p.m. Sept. 10 […]

Apache Junction Police Department auxiliary patrol volunteers sought

The Apache Junction Police Department is looking for citizens interested in serving as part of its auxiliary patrol division. The volunteers work in a uniform and perform a variety of tasks that include: Assist with traffic control at accidents and crime scene locations. Report suspected criminal or life-threatening activity and hazardous conditions. Provide extra patrols […]

Assaults reported Sept. 2-8 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of assaults reported Sept. 2-8 to Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated by AJPD included: Aggravated assault, reported at 5:34 p.m. Sept. 4 in the 2500 block of West Apache Trail. Assault, reported at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 2 in the 300 block of North Starr Road Aggravated assault, reported at […]

Thefts reported Aug. 26-Sept. 1 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts reported Aug. 26-Sept. 1 to Apache Junction Police Department. Thefts investigated by AJPD included: Reported at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 28 in the 2200 block of East Scenic Street. Reported at 4:28 p.m. Aug. 28 in the 700 block of West Apache Trail. Reported at 5:14 p.m. Aug. 28 […]

FBI, police emphasize social media, cell phone hoax-threat awareness

A press conference was held Sept. 4 in Phoenix by area law enforcement officials to remind the public that there are consequences for making false threats. The FBI is using the hashtag #Thinkbeforeyoupost. The Apache Junction Police Department is sharing this message from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in order to promote safe cell phone […]