Potbellied-pigs, other animal regulations before Apache Junction City Council Dec. 4

Regulations and policies revisions for pot-bellied pigs and other animals are to be considered at the Dec. 4 meeting of the Apache Junction City Council. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Three animal-control items are up for public hearings. They are: Ordinance No. 1464, amending the Apache […]

Sexual assaults, child abuse reported Oct. 28-Nov. 24 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the Oct. 28-Nov. 24 general locations of sexual assaults, sexual conduct with a minor, child abuse and molestation incidents reported to Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Sexual assault, reported at 9:23 a.m. Oct. 29 in the 2500 block of South Ironwood Drive. Sexual assault, reported at 4:04 p.m. Oct. 31 in […]

Thefts reported in Gold Canyon Oct. 28-Nov. 24 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts reported Oct. 28-Nov. 24 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Theft from a motor vehicle, reported at 8:16 a.m. Oct. 29 in the 3400 block of South Sycamore Village Drive. Theft of a bicycle, reported at 11:43 […]

Apache Junction police increasing distracted-drivers traffic enforcement efforts

With an increase in distracted-driving collisions and fatalities around the nation, the Apache Junction Police Department is asking the public to be more proactive in saving lives this holiday season by initiating Operation Home Safe. In partnership with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the AJPD asks all community members and guests to travel the […]

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers donate $1,000 to police Santa fund

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers recently donated $1,000 to the Apache Junction Police Department Santa Fund. From left are Apache Junction Police Chief Thomas E. Kelly, Mike Hellberg, Janine Shablow, Joan Felkner, Acting Capt. Roger Matas, Irene White and AJPD Capt. Troy Mullender. The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers is a volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports […]

Police notify community of sex offender moving to Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS §13-3825, 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 […]

Marks: Funds raised to purchase 45 football helmets for junior high school

It is with great appreciation that we thank the community of Apache Junction for the assistance in raising funds that were needed to purchase football helmets for Cactus Canyon Junior High School. With the funds that we collected we are able to purchase approximately 45 new helmets for the winter season that will begin in […]

Sex offender moves to Apache Junction, police say

The Apache Junction Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS §13-3825, 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 […]

Counterfeiters passing fake money in Apache Junction, police say

Counterfeiters are busy passing fake money, Apache Junction Police Department reports. “There have been reports that several $100 bills and $20 bills have been confiscated by a local bank through business deposits,” Rob McDaniel, AJPD’s community resource coordinator, said in a release. “If in doubt, bring the bill to a financial institution or call the […]

Dill: Know how much your Medicare will cost in 2019

As we head into the holiday season, I wanted to let you know how much your Medicare will cost in 2019. Most people with Medicare will pay the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B, which will be $135.50 next year, an increase of $1.50 over 2018. Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, […]