Two fires in Apache Junction

The Superstition Fire and Medical District, assisted by Mesa Fire and Medical, responded to two structure fires in the city on Monday. No injuries were reported with either blaze. The first fire was in the Apache Palms Trailer Park near Old West Highway and Winchester Road. The trailer was reported to be a total loss. […]

Apache Junction police officer uses CPR, revives 2-year-old girl who was not breathing

An Apache Junction Police Department officer successfully used cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a child who was not breathing and had no pulse, reviving the victim, police said. AJPD responded to a 911 call for a medical assist for a non-breathing 2-year-old girl at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, police said. The child was at a […]

Sex offender moves to Apache Junction, police say

The Apache Junction Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS ยง13-3825, the Community Notification of Sex Offenders Law. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact agreement or released from a county jail back into the community. It is the […]

Field-training officer school hosted by Apache Junction Police Department

The Apache Junction Police Department in partnership with the Central Arizona College Police Department and Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training recently held a field-training officer school. The four-day school was attended by officers from 20 agencies throughout the state, several tribal communities and one from Colorado. The group numbered just under 50 attendees and […]

514 pounds of medication collected at local drug take-back day

The Apache Junction Police Department, in a partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, collected 514 pounds of surrendered unused and unwanted prescription medication during the National Drug Take-Back Day held on April 28. This was the ninth consecutive year of local participation in the nationally coordinated event, Rob McDaniel, AJPD’s community resource coordinator, said in […]

Off-duty Apache Junction police to work at University of Phoenix Stadium

Off-duty sworn Apache Junction Police Department personnel can assist the Arizona Department of Public Safety with safety and security assignments/events at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, the Apache Junction City Council has decided. The stadium is the home of the Arizona Cardinals football team. “DPS is making this opportunity available to the city […]

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 […]

Thefts from vehicles reported July 25-Aug. 2 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts from vehicles reported July 25-Aug. 2 to the Apache Junction Police Department. They were: 8:39 a.m. July 31 in the 1100 block of West 15th Lane; 9:04 a.m. July 31 in the 1600 block of South Coyote Drive; 9:51 a.m. July 31 in the 1700 block of South […]

DUI violations reported July 12-17 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of driving-under-the-influence violations reported July 12-17 to the Apache Junction Police Department. They were: misdemeanor DUI, reported at 12:26 a.m. July 14 at North Idaho Road and Junction Street; misdemeanor DUI, reported at 7:20 a.m. July 14 at East Scenic Street and Tomahawk Road; aggravated DUI, reported at 4:32 p.m. […]

Thefts reported July 7-11 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts reported July 7-11 to the Apache Junction Police Department. They were reported at 11:48 a.m. July 8 in the 2500 block of West Apache Trail, 3:01 p.m. July 8 in the 2200 block of East 39th Avenue, 8:44 p.m. July 9 in the 3500 block of South Desert […]