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

Arrests and citations

On July 7, Irma Felix was allegedly involved in a hit and run incident during which she damaged a vehicle in 200 block of East Broadway Avenue and ran over a victim’s foot. When police arrived at the scene, the victim refused medical treatment from AMR. The police could not locate Felix but charges were forwarded to Coolidge City Court.

PCSO Tara Camden

Tara Camden

On July 20, Tara Camden was arrested when police contacted her over a potential trespassing situation. A records check showed Camden had active warrants for a parole violation and a Coolidge city warrant. Camden was transported to Pinal Adult Detention Center.

Incidents and reports

On July 2, a hammock was allegedly stolen from the 200 block of West Pinkley Avenue. According to the victim, the hammock was black framed and had a tropical fabric pattern. The hammock was valued at $150. The case was suspended pending leads.

On July 8, police made contact with a subject who appeared to be injured and intoxicated in the 900 block of West Lincoln Avenue. The subject, who police noted was bleeding from a puncture wound in the abdomen, refused medical assistance, but another subject on scene said they would drive them to the hospital. Police also identified the subject’s vehicle as heavily damaged in the front, as if it had been part of a collision. However, police couldn’t find any evidence for a collision in the area and the case was closed.

On July 10, it was reported to police that a car parked in the 700 block of Arizona Boulevard had its back window smashed. The victim said someone had mentioned gunshots in the area, however police had no reported calls of shots fired that evening, and suggested it was also possible the dust storm caused the breakage. The damage to the vehicle was expected to cost $250 to fix.

On July 15, the Walmart on Arizona Boulevard reported a shoplifting incident. Two suspects allegedly took a shopping cart and stole alcohol and chips before leaving without paying. The value of the items stolen was estimated at $34. Photographs from surveillance footage were placed on social media, but the case was suspended pending leads.

On July 15, a vehicle was allegedly stolen from the 200 block of Carter Ranch Road. While speaking with police, the victim was notified that the vehicle had been seen in Casa Grande. Surveillance footage from a neighbor shows a pickup truck approach the victim’s residence, and a suspect is able to open the driver side door of the victim’s vehicle and drive away. The case was suspended pending further leads.

On July 16, a motorcycle was allegedly stolen from the 200 block of West Kennedy Avenue. The victim told police that they had lent their motorcycle to a friend, and they informed the victim later that the motorcycle was gone. A potential suspect was named but police were not able to make contact. The case was suspended pending further leads.

On July 18, several vehicles’ tires were lashed in the 300 and 400 blocks of West Martin Road. The first victim estimated it would cost $400 to replace the tires. None of the victims had surveillance cameras at their residences. The case was suspended pending further information.

On July 21, police were notified of an abandoned vehicle at a canal bank near the intersection of Wheeler Road and Kleck Road. The vehicle had been registered as stolen out of Eloy. The front passenger tire was flat and the driver front wheel was way off the road way and had slid into the canal. Police had the vehicle towed.


Aaron Dorman is the Casa Grande reporter at PinalCentral, covering government, schools, business and more. He can be reached at

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