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

Arrests and citations

On April 15, police entered a vacant lot off of West Sunset Avenue in reference to reports of a fight. Two subjects allegedly began to run away, but police eventually found them hiding in the back room of a residence they’d been observed entering. The subjects, Christian Goodin and Juan Armenta, were arrested and a records check showed each of them had three active warrants out of Coolidge and Pinal County. A search of the room revealed drug paraphernalia and nine fentanyl pills. Goodin was transported to Core Civic for his active warrants, while Armenta was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center for his warrants and possession of narcotics.

On April 18, police were dispatched to the 300 block of West Hess Avenue in reference to a harassment issue. Police made contact with residents who said Alexus Toomire had broken one of the side mirrors of a van using a car jack, and had been driving around making threatening statements. For the damage done to the victim’s van, which will cost $300 to fix, a request for summons was submitted for Toomire on charges of criminal damage.

On April 20, police conducted a traffic stop on a Sedan driving with only the driver’s side headlight functioning. A records check on the driver, Maria Ramirez, showed she had an active warrant out of Eloy, and were driving on a suspended license. Ramirez was issued a citation for driving on the suspended license, and then transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

On April 23, Kenneth Reyes was arrested during a traffic stop as a vehicle search allegedly revealed 7.7 grams of meth and a glass pipe in the center console. A records check also showed Reyes had an active warrant out of Florence. Reyes was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center on charges of drug possession.

On April 23, Rickie Gibson was given a written warning by police for trespassing on someone else’s property, and cited for drug paraphernalia. After making contact with Gibson, police found three pieces of aluminum foil in his pocket, as well as a cut straw with melted ends. Gibson was released at the scene.

On April 23, Elliot Eiche was arrested after initial reports that he was weaving into oncoming traffic along Arizona Boulevard. Police made contact with Eiche after he parked the vehicle at a residence. A records check showed that Eiche had an active warrant out of Casa Grande for a previous DUI incident. A search of Eiche’s person revealed a half-empty bottle of vodka in his backpack. Eiche was transported to the Pinal County Detention Center.

On April 23, Scott Jones was arrested during a traffic stop for allegedly driving with no lights on. A records check showed Jones had a confirmed warrant from Superior County Superior Court for an incident involving weapons. Jones was transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

On April 24, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no tail or break light. A records check showed that the driver, Dominic Hampton, had three active warrants out of Coolidge and Eloy. Hampton was arrested and transported to Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

On April 25, Jorge Rascon was arrested during a traffic stop when police reportedly identified an open container of alcohol inside his vehicle. Rascon’s car, a Tan Mercedes, also had no visible license plate. A search of Rascon’s vehicle allegedly revealed a glass pipe with residue in the back seat, and a records check showed Rascon had a suspended license. Rascon was later released, with further charges pending lab results.

On April 25, police received a complaint that a man in the 200 block of South 3rd street was yelling and cursing. Police arrived on the scene and made contact with Michael Daniel, who allegedly admitted to police he’d smoked fentanyl recent. Daniel was standing near a burnt straw and tin foil. Daniel was cited for the drug paraphernalia and released.

On April 27, police were notified that James Fuller was in violation of a court order. Fuller was allegedly in the 600 block of West Wilson Avenue, an area where he was legally required to stay away from. Police made contact with Fuller and reaffirmed to him his legal limitations.

Incidents and reports

On April 11, officers responded to reports of a structure fire in the 200 block of West Pima Avenue. Inside a vacant residence police found that a couch was on fire, but a neighbor had been able to extinguish it by spraying through a broken window using a garden hose. The Coolidge Fire Department arrived on scene as the couch was smoldering and put out the remaining embers. After speaking with residents on scene, police determined that the fire was not intentional.

On April 15, two unknown suspects allegedly robbed a victim along Arizona Boulevard, pushing them from behind and stealing over $1,300 in cash from their pocket. According to video surveillance footage, one of the suspects watched the victim pay for items at one of the local Circle K stores, who then followed the victim out. The case is open pending further investigation.

On April 18, police were notified of a criminal damage incident that occurred at the 800 block of West Wilson Avenue. The victim’s vehicle had its rear window broken and there was glass on the ground. The victim told police they’d been gone for a few days, and did not find anything missing from the vehicle, despite the broken window, which will cost around $500 to replace. The case was suspended as no suspects were identified.

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