Robberies reported March 23-29 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of robberies reported March 23-29 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Robbery of an individual, reported at 10:03 a.m. March 27 in the 800 block of West Apache Trail. Robbery of an individual, reported at 9:37 p.m. March 29 in the 1100 block of West Apache Trail. […]

Special report: An audit of City of Apache Junction out-of-court settlements

City employees have caused tens of thousands of dollars in damages to municipal vehicles over the last five years, records show. Officials initially declined the release of records, stating it was a research project and that no municipal database existed. Later it was determined that such claims were handled by a different entity and the […]

Sexual offenses reported March 10-22 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of sexual offenses reported March 10-22 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Child abuse, reported at 4:53 p.m. March 11 in the 1300 block of South Meridian Drive. Child abuse, reported at 11:13 a.m. March 12 in the 900 block of South Royal Palm Road. Sexual conduct […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sons of the American Revolution honors Apache Junction police officers

Five Apache Junction Police officers were honored Feb. 9 for their lifesaving efforts and were presented medals during a breakfast put on by the Sons of the American Revolution. The officers were credited with taking lifesaving measures that led to a positive outcome and the survival of the victims. The event was held at the […]

Child abuse reported Jan. 21-27 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the Jan. 21-27 general locations of child abuse reported to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Child abuse, reported at 9:03 p.m. Jan. 21 at South Winchester Road and East Quail Avenue. Child abuse, reported at 9:43 a.m. Jan. 24 in the 1100 block of South Warner Drive. Incidents reported to […]

‘Operation Clean Streets’ nets 44 suspects, Apache Junction police say

During the last several months, August through December, the Apache Junction Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division and Community Resource Enforcement Unit have made numerous narcotic as well as other criminal arrests in a recent “Operation Clean Streets” roundup. “Some of these investigations have involved long-term enforcement operations and further utilized the assistance of AJPD’s SWAT […]

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 […]

Police chief: E-mails alert residents to sex offender locations in Apache Junction

There are approximately 122 registered sex offenders in Apache Junction, and police remind residents there is a confidential e-mail alert system to find out where they live. The mapping and address feature found on the website pinpoints exactly where an offender lives, and citizens can sign up for automatic email alerts should an offender move […]