The following was taken from the records at the Coolidge Police Department.
Arrests & Citations
On June 12, police on patrol near Hess Avenue and Arizona Boulevard identified Serena Ochoa while they were walking in that area. A records check showed Ochoa had two active Coolidge warrants, as well as an active warrant out of Eloy. The warrants were confirmed and Ochoa was arrested and booked into Pinal County Adult Detention Center.
On June 12 Emma Ramirez was cited during a traffic stop for driving without a valid license. A search of Ramirez’ vehicle also allegedly revealed a small bag with meth residue inside. Ramirez was also cited for the drug paraphernalia but was released on scene.
On June 14, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had a crack in the windshield. The driver, Waylon Norris, was asked to exit the vehicle and police conducted a search. A glass pipe was allegedly found in the back seat, along with a baggie with 1 gram of meth. Norris was released on scene but a long form complaint was flied for the county attorney’s office for charges of drug possession and paraphernalia.
On June 16, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Jordan Cortese. Cortese allowed police to search the vehicle, where they allegedly found a small baggie with white residue in the back seat. Cortese was released on scene but at the police department, the white residue tested positive for meth, and a summons was requested for charges of drug paraphernalia and violating a stop sign.
Incidents & Reports
On June 18, an irrigation truck was allegedly stolen in the area near Randolph and Overfield. The victim told police that an employee of theirs was the last person seen with the vehicle, but that this particular person had a check waiting for them, making it unlikely, in the eyes of the victim, that this person was the thief. The truck was valued at over $10,000. The case was suspended pending further information.
On June 23, two dirt bikes were stolen by an unknown suspect from the 1200 block of West Elm Avenue. Police spoke with the victim who said the bikes were stolen from their garage. The two dirt bikes, intended for children, were valued at around $3,900. There was no surveillance footage of the incident and the case was suspended pending further leads.
On June 24, police were dispatched to the Circle K at 495 Arizona Boulevard in regards to reports of shoplifting. Surveillance footage showed a suspect enter the store, take three cans of beer and a bag of Cheetos, and exit with paying. The items were valued altogether at just over $30. Although the suspect was identified as female, the case was suspended pending further leads.