The following was taken from the records at the Coolidge Police Department.
Arrests & Citations
On Sept. 28, Rosie Hursia allegedly interrupted a house party and assaulted the homeowner, throwing things around the house and attacking the victim with a pooper scooper rake. Police attempted to locate Hursia the next day but were not able to contact her. Police have requested a summons to Coolidge Court for the charges of assault, criminal damage and disorderly conduct.
On Oct. 5, Bartolo Rodriguez was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal damage against an individual’s vehicle, which he broke with a tool box. Rodriguez has not been located and charges are being referred to the Coolidge City Attorney.
On Oct. 13, a road rage incident occurred, during which Juan Rodriguez was charged with aggravated assault after he intentionally struck another vehicle at the intersection of West Kenilworth Road and North Macrae Road. Rodriguez left the scene on the incidence without checking on the welfare of the other driver. Rodriguez and the other vehicle were brake-checking each other coming into town, but when the other vehicle turned right onto Kenilworth, Rodriguez crashed into the drivers’ door. Charges of aggravated assault were forwarded to the county attorney.
On Oct. 15, police were dispatched to the abandoned residence at 564 N. 4th St. in reference to a disturbance. Contact was made with Michael Yucupicio, who was reportedly in possession of drug paraphernalia which tested positive for meth. Yucupicio was arrested, cited and later released.
On Oct. 16, Lee Gray threatened an individual and their family, preventing them for leaving their residence or calling emergency services. Gray was also in possession of a handgun he had taken from a friend without permission and was not legally allowed to carry. Gray was not on the scene when police arrived, but was later contacted and arrested for possessing drug paraphernalia, which tested positive for traces of meth. He was later released and a DPS lab request was completed for the handgun.
On Oct. 19, Nathaniel Leonard and Lawrence Garcia were arrested for outstanding warrants following a traffic stop in the 300 block of Martin Road. Mr. Leonard’s vehicle was turned over to Hughes Towing. Inside the car police found a fentanyl pill, and neither passenger possessed a driver’s license.
On Oct. 19, Justin Trejo was found to be in possession of a fentanyl pill and multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia. Trejo was released and charges are being forwarded to the Pinal County attorney’s office for review.
On Oct. 21, police were dispatched to the 600 block of West Dewey Avenue in reference to a burglary in progress. Patrick Smith and Nathaniel Freeman were found at the site, along with one gram of meth and drug paraphernalia. Smith was transported to the Coolidge Police Department for booking. He was later released pending long form charges.
On Oct. 21, police stopped a vehicle, a Chevrolet Silverado, which had been swerving southbound along South Arizona Boulevard. The vehicle’s driver was identified as Henry Huerta. Police found tin foil and blue straws in the car but Huerta denied they were his. Huerta was released on charges of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license.
On Oct. 21, Kenneth Cooper was arrested for shoplifting a Steel Reserve alcoholic beverage valued at $4 from the Circle K located at 495 S. Arizona Blvd. Cooper was located across from the store, trying to flag down a city bus. Cooper was arrested for shoplifting and consuming alcohol in public. Upon reviewing the suspect’s criminal history, police noted this Cooper’s 12th shoplifting conviction in the past 60 months.
On Oct. 22, Sean Nelle allegedly caused a disturbance in an individual’s home, throwing items around, in addition to punching a hole in the hallway wall and damaging a glass dish and other property by throwing it on the ground. The incident had several witnesses who provided the same account. Nelle fled the scene prior to the police arrival. Nelle was later found during a second police call and was then cited for three charges of assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
On Oct. 24, Anthony New was found inside a dumpster behind a marijuana cultivator on State Route 287. Police opened the dumpster and saw New inside hiding under a black plastic trash bag. New, who was detained upon exiting, said he was looking for food and that the business throws away marijuana, although New had none in his possession. Though there was loose marijuana at the bottom of the dumpster, the company pours bleach on the marijuana once it is trash.
On Oct. 24 police found Salvador Vasquez at San Carlos Park after closing hours. A wants and warrants check on Vasquez revealed four outstanding Coolidge warrants for his arrest. Vasquez was placed under arrest at the scene and transported to the station, and later transported to the county jail per magistrate’s orders.
On Oct. 26, Terrance McKinney was arrested on active warrants for several probation violations and counts of criminal trespassing and drug paraphernalia. McKinney was subsequently transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Facility.
On Oct. 26, police responded to a harassment and trespassing complaint against Luis Garcia. Garcia was recently released from incarceration in Nevada on several counts including assault. The reporting party had received a multitude of texts and calls from Garcia over the past few days, making them extremely uncomfortable. Police engaged with Garcia, noting hostile and erratic behavior of a period of several days. Garcia first said he would leave Arizona, described as apologetic and melancholy on a call with police. Later, he appeared hostile again. Coolidge police have requested a summons citing two charges: harassment and criminal trespass in the 1st degree.
On Oct. 28, an individual reported that she was being repeatedly contacted by Brittani Daniels, via phone and texts, in violation of a court order injunction against harassment. A summons for violation of court order will be submitted.
On Oct. 21, Frank Trejo was placed under arrest for four outstanding Coolidge warrants. Trejo was found to be in possession of fentanyl, burnt tin foil and plastic straws. Trejo requested medical and was transported to the hospital, where charges were forwarded.
Incidents & Reports
On Oct. 3, police were dispatched to investigate a stolen license plate. The victim told police they noticed their plate had been attached to their vehicle the previous evening, but early in the morning they noticed the license plate was missing. Police photographed the vehicle and uploaded it to the case file.
On Oct. 8, police investigated a hit and run collision which occurred in the Coolidge Safeway parking lot off North Arizona Boulevard. Upon returning from shopping, the victim noticed their vehicle had been hit and sustained a significant dent. However, after using video surveillance and tracking down a Toyota that had parked adjacent, police determined that the observed vehicle was not involved in the incident. Despite some suspicious paint marks, video had shown that no movements by the Toyota could have caused the damage. The actual suspect is currently unknown.
On Oct. 13, an unidentified individual committed shoplifting at the Circle K located at 1541 North Arizona Boulevard. Stolen items included Steel Reserve alcohol priced at $4. The suspect is still unknown and the case was suspended.
On Oct. 16, police were dispatched to the 800 block of South Arizona Boulevard in response to criminal damage. The victim stated that on an unknown day and time someone broke the building’s front window.
On Oct. 18, a Ford Ranger bearing Arizona license plate CRC7140 was recovered as an unoccupied stolen vehicle. The recovery took place in the parking lot of the Dragon City China restaurant located at 209 N. Arizona Blvd.
On Oct. 21, police spoke with an individual who claimed someone had broken into their trailer that was in storage the previous evening. There was glass on the ground, one window was shattered, and the door handle was damaged as well. Police determined suspects went in the trailer but nothing was taken.
On Oct. 24, two unknown individuals committed shoplifting while at the Speedway gas station located at 780 North Arizona Boulevard. Stolen property consisted of two Four Loko cans at a value of $11. The suspects’ identity is still unknown and this case has been suspended.