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

Arrests and citations

On Aug. 10, police were dispatched to Eleven Mile Corner Road and East Bartlett Road due to reports of a woman in the intersection. Police arrived on scene and made contact with Brittney Brooks who was walking and said she was trying to get to the Autozone in Coolidge, and claimed to have walked all the way from Maricopa. Brooks removed a glass pipe from her pocket, and then revealed two additional pipes. Brooks was provided a ride to the Autozone, but later police tested the pipes and they were found to have meth residue. Charges of drug paraphernalia were forwarded to the Coolidge City court.

On Aug. 23, Rickie Gibson was arrested after police received a call about an unwanted subject (Gibson) arriving at a residence. Police made contact with Gibson at the location, and a records check showed Gibson had an active Coolidge warrant. Gibson was arrested and transported to CoreCivic.

On Aug. 26, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Jorge Rascon when he failed to fully stop at an intersection. A records check showed that Rascon had a suspended license. Rascon was released at the scene but later police filed two citations for the revoked license and stop sign violation, and requested a summons.

On Aug. 27, police were notified that Glen Dearing was trespassing at the Pinal County Central Justice court on Central Avenue. Police made contact with Dearing at the building, although allegedly Dearing refused to cooperate or answer questions about why he was there. According to security at the building, Dearing had been asked to leave the building multiple times and had been in and out of the lobby all day. Eventually Dearing agreed to leave the property, but he was cited for criminal trespassing.

Incidents and reports

On Aug. 14, police were notified that a shoplifter stole three boxes of Pampers and other items from the Walmart in North Coolidge. Surveillance footage shows two suspects leave a car at different times and steal a variety of items. Allegedly the footage shows one suspect enter the store, steal various items from the meat department, then return to the car. The car then loops around the parking lot before getting back into the same space. Then a second suspect enters the store, steals over $130 worth of items, and leaves without paying. Police identified the vehicle, a maroon minivan, as being the same one that was involved in another shoplifting incident at Shope’s IGA, and a license plate was identified. The suspects’ residence is in Sacaton and Gila River PD made contact with the suspects but said they were uncooperative and could not get names. The case was suspended.

On Aug. 16, police contacted a victim who said someone had broken into their car and stolen their wallet. According to the victim, someone had bent their driver door to gain access to the vehicle. The wallet and its contents were estimated to be valued at $100, and damage to the vehicle was estimated to be $500. Police lifted prints from the windshield and door frame, and the case remains open.

On Aug. 17, police observed a vehicle run a stop sign at the intersection of Battaglia Road and Chuichu Road, and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle stopped and the driver exited and headed east into the desert. When police got to the vehicle they found the keys still in the ignition, and a records check showed the car had no registration. The vehicle was considered abandoned and later towed.

On Aug. 18, police made contact with a homeowner in the 1600 block of West Wilson Avenue who said that someone had damaged their car. Police observed there was a hole in the windshield, with no residual fragments or dirt, leading police to think it had been shot by a pellet or bb gun. The estimated damage to the vehicle was $2,000. Surveillance footage shows a red car drive by the house in the evening, and allegedly the sound of shots fired was record. The license plate could not be identified from footage and the case was suspended pending leads.

On Aug. 19, police were notified of criminal damage to a victim’s car in the 1000 block of West Starview Avenue. The back rear window of the vehicle had been smashed in and there was shattered glass outside the car and in the trunk. The estimated cost of the damage was $500. There were no leads and the case was suspended.

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