The following was taken from the records at the Coolidge Police Department.

Arrest and citations

On Dec. 23, Allen June collided into a building in the 1200 block of North Orlando Drive. When police arrived on scene, June was arrested for suspicion of DUI. June consented to a blood draw and was released on scene after a paramedics evaluation. Charges are pending results of a blood draw.

On Dec. 25, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle during which passenger Christopher Sain was found to be in possession of two cut straws with drug residue. Sain admitted to having smoked fentanyl earlier that day. Sain was cited for the drug paraphernalia and released.

On Dec. 28, Arnold Boni was identified and arrested for an active warrant out of Pinal County Superior Court for a probation violation. Boni was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

On Dec. 29, Dylan McDonald was arrested for two active warrants out of Florence and the Pioneer Justice Court. McDonald was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

On Dec. 30, Jody Gerkin and Timothy Carter were arrested on active warrants out of Eloy, Florence and Coolidge. Both suspects were transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center, while Gerkin was cited for driving on a suspended license.

On Dec. 31, Mitchell Bates was found during a traffic stop to be in possession of 1.1 grams of meth, which he was hiding inside a full coffee cup. Bates was arrested and released, with charges of dangerous drug possession forwarded to the Pinal County Attorney’s office.

On Dec. 31, Bryce Newton was arrested after a traffic stop during which police found him to be intoxicated. After a breath test confirmed the DUI, Newton signed a citation to appear in court and charges were filed.

On Dec. 31, police were dispatched to the intersection of North Attaway Road and West Northern Avenue in Coolidge in response to a rollover accident. At the scene police found a Jeep Grand Cherokee that had been significantly damaged. The driver, Christian Vasquez, said he’d crashed the vehicle and admitted to DUI. A breath test revealed Vasquez had a .183 BAC. Charges of aggravated DUI with a suspended/revoked driver’s license were submitted to the Pinal County Prosecutor’s office.

On Jan. 1, James Brown was stopped for speeding and police observed open beer cans in his vehicle. Brown admitted to being intoxicated and was arrested for DUI. At the police station Brown took a breath test and had a .129 BAC. Brown was cited for the DUI and was released.

On Jan. 4, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle whose passenger, Derek Jones, attempted to discard a bag with meth residue before contact. Jones was also later found to have been hiding cocaine in his shoe. Jones was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center on charges of possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia, as well as criminal damage which occurred while resisting arrest.

On Jan. 5, Kimberly Kost was arrested during a consent stop during which police found several glass pipes used for smoking meth in her handbag. Kost was also found to have an active warrant out of Pinal County Superior Court for previous drug possession. Kost was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center for the warrant.

Incidents and reports

On Dec. 9, police were dispatched to the Circle K in reference to a shoplifting incident the previous day. Surveillance footage shows three subjects stealing items worth $225 in total, including blue tooth headsets and pizza slices. The suspects were later identified as Dantaysha Richardson, Vanessa Reyes and Frank Trejo. A summons has been requested for the three suspects, despite at least one of them having no known current address.

On Dec. 27, police were notified that a tire had been slashed on a parked vehicle at the 200 block of West Vah Ki Inn Road. The tire replacement was valued at $125. The case has been suspended pending leads.

On Dec. 27, police were dispatched to the Walmart on Arizona Boulevard in reference to a shoplifting incidence which had occurred earlier. Surveillance footage shows two males stealing $300 worth of toys, including three Barbie dolls and two kids hover boards. One suspect distracted the store employees while the other exited with the items, before both suspects drove away.

While there, police were also shown surveillance footage of several other incidents which had occurred on Dec. 17 and Dec. 20, during which suspects stole two headlamps and other unidentified items valued at over $350 in total. All three cases have been suspended pending leads.

On Dec. 28, a burglary took place in the 600 block of North 6th Place, during which an unknown suspect damaged the front door and stole over $2500 worth of weapons and ammunitions. With no surveillance footage or attainable physical evidence, police have suspended the case pending leads or serial numbers obtained.

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Aaron Dorman is a reporter covering Coolidge and the surrounding area. He can be reached at adorman@pinalcentral.com.