Thefts, robbery reported March 7-9 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts and a robbery reported March 7-9 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Robbery, reported at 1:18 p.m. March 8 in the 2400 block of West Scenic Street. Theft, reported at 8:50 a.m. March 8 in the 1100 block of North Grand Drive. Theft, reported at […]

Child abuse reported March 3-6 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of child abuse reported March 3-6 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Child abuse, reported at 11:08 p.m. March 3 in the 1300 block of North Delaware Drive Child abuse, reported at 10:55 a.m. March 4 in the 400 block of South Ironwood Drive. Incidents reported to […]

Apache Junction Police Chief Kelly nominated by Gov. Ducey to state board

Apache Junction Police Chief Thomas E. Kelly has been nominated by Gov. Doug Ducey to the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. “I am honored and humbled to have been selected to this esteemed board and represent our community in such an important part of our law enforcement system,” Chief Kelly, who has been […]

Apache Junction police seek ID of bank robbery suspect

The Apache Junction Police Department is seeking the public’s help with apprehending a man who at 4 p.m. March 4 robbed the U.S. Bank inside Safeway, 3185 W. Apache Trail. The suspect is described as a while male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 160-170 pounds, with long blonde or red hair in a ponytail. […]

Sex offenses reported Feb. 25-March 2 to Apache Junction Police Department, PCSO

Above are the general locations of sex offenses reported Feb. 25-March 2 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Sex offenses, reported to PCSO at 1:56 p.m. Feb. 27 in the 1500 block of East 29th Avenue. Child abuse, reported to AJPD at 12:40 p.m. Feb. 26 in the 1700 block of North […]

$60,000 grant funding 2 Apache Junction police motorcycles

The Apache Junction Police Department will be adding two new police-package motorcycles to its fleet thanks to a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The grant, totaling $60,899, will be used to purchase two 2019 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide motorcycles, according to a release. The purpose of adding the motorcycles to the fleet […]

Drug incidents reported Feb. 18-24 to Apache Junction Police Department, PCSO

Above are the general locations of drug incidents reported Feb. 18-24 to the Apache Junction Police Department and the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Incidents investigated included: Drug possession, reported to AJPD at 7:26 a.m. Feb. 18 in the 1200 block of West Lost Dutchman Boulevard. Possession of narcotic drug, reported to PCSO at 8:28 p.m. […]

Villalobos charged after fatal altercation in Apache Junction parking lot with boyfriend, police say

A man has died after an apparent altercation with his girlfriend in a supermarket parking lot, Apache Junction police said. Oscar Coronado, 25, died early Feb. 21 after being struck late Wednesday night by a car allegedly driven by his girlfriend, Dalia Villalobos, 22, in the Walmart parking lot off Apache Trail and Delaware Drive, […]

Police: Man claims to be AJ officer in apparent phone scam

The Apache Junction Police Department has been alerted to an apparent scam in which a person is representing himself as an Apache Junction police officer. “Under the ruse, a person identifying himself as ‘Sean Parker’ is calling individuals and stating he is an Apache Junction police officer and uses a telephone number of 480-982-8260, which […]

Thefts reported Feb. 11-17 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of thefts reported Feb. 11-17 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Theft, reported at 1:04 p.m. Feb. 13 in the 600 block of North Plaza Drive. Theft, reported at 6:53 p.m. Feb. 13 in the 300 block of South Main Drive. Theft, reported at 3:26 p.m. Feb. […]