PCSO arrests two women transporting drugs

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office officials have announced the arrest of two women suspected of trafficking more than $32,000 worth of heroin. Just before 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1, a Pinal County Sheriff’s K9 deputy was conducting traffic enforcement on Interstate 10 when he noticed a 2015 Chrysler with “extremely dark” tinted windows, according to […]

Local deputies greet fans of TV reality show at fundraiser

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies featured on the A&E reality show “Live PD” will meet fans 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, for a fundraiser at the Ironwood substation, 40815 N. Ironwood Drive, San Tan Valley. The money raised will go to PCSO’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fund and the PCSO Benevolent Fund. “This is a […]

PCSO K-9 Deputy sniffs out, seizes nearly 100 pounds of marijuana

A Pinal County Sheriff’s Office K-9 deputy sniffs out and helps seize nearly 100 pounds of marijuana on a traffic stop conducted Tuesday, April 3. Just before 4 p.m., a blue Chevrolet HHR was stopped for a moving violation on Interstate 10 near mile marker 215, according to a press release, identifying Juan Espinoza, 59, […]

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest 2 suspects, seize heroin

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two Mexican nationals suspected of trafficking $150,000 worth of heroin, a PCSO release stated. On March 19 a deputy was conducting traffic enforcement along Interstate 10 when he pulled over a car at mile marker 215 for a minor traffic violation. Jacinto Armentilla Canevet, 57, was the driver of […]

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 […]

Assaults reported Dec. 2-15 to Apache Junction police, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

  Above are the general locations of assaults reported Dec. 2-15 to the Apache Junction Police Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Incidents investigated by AJPD were: 4:13 p.m. Dec. 3 in the 2500 block of West Apache Trail, 12:20 a.m. Dec. 5 in the 900 block of West Broadway Avenue, 10:02 p.m. Dec. 5 […]

Assaults reported Nov. 18-24 to Apache Junction police, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

Above are the general locations of assaults reported Nov. 18-24 to the Apache Junction Police Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Assaults investigated by PCSO were reported at 8:02 p.m. Nov. 19 in the 4800 block of East 28th Avenue and 12:32 a.m. Nov. 24 in the 4100 block of North Gold Drive. Those investigated […]

July 25-Aug. 2 Gold Canyon Pinal County Sheriff’s Office report

The following is a sampling of incidents that were reported to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Gold Canyon and are available at https://communitycrimemap.com/. See other crime reports at https://apachejunctionindependent.com/section/sheriff-and-fire/. July 25-Aug. 2 •Fraud, reported at 4:03 p.m. July 25 in the 2900 block of South Prospector Circle. •Alarm, reported at 9:37 […]

July 12-17 Gold Canyon Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report

The following is a sampling of incidents that were reported to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Gold Canyon. See other crime reports at https://apachejunctionindependent.com/section/police-sheriff-fire/. July 12-17 •False alarm, reported at 5:54 p.m. July 12 in the 8000 block of East Autumn Sage Trail. •Alarm, reported at 11:07 a.m. July 12 in […]

June 29-July 6 Gold Canyon Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report

The following is a sampling of incidents that were reported to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Gold Canyon. See other crime reports at https://apachejunctionindependent.com/section/police-sheriff-fire/. June 29-July 6 •Welfare check, reported at 7:56 a.m. June 29 in the 9800 block of East Baseline Avenue. •Alarm, reported at 11:04 a.m. June 29 in […]