The following was taken from the records at the Coolidge Police Department.
Arrests & Citations
Andrew Jamerson, 22, and Osvaldo Enriquez, 18, were arrested Aug. 24 at West Lindbergh Avenue and North Main Street after a traffic stop that involved narcotics and gun possession. Jamerson was arrested at 1:50 p.m. and taken into custody on two warrants from the town of Florence. Police stopped a 2005 Chrysler 300 for running a stop sign at 1:18 p.m. Aug. 24 at West Byrd Avenue and North Main Street and found Jamerson in the driver’s seat while Enriquez had allegedly fled. In the car police reportedly found a loaded 9-mm Taurus, a loaded Glock handgun and a 9-mm casing that had been fired. Enriquez was soon located near the scene with four jars that contained a total of 186 grams of a green, leafy substance and a Glock handgun magazine. He was charged with possession of marijuna for sale, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a weapon during a drug offense.
A 32-year-old man was arrested and a 31-year-old female was cited and released after a witness called police to report suspicious activity at 7:43 a.m. Thursday at 780 N. Arizona Blvd. The caller told police he observed a hand-to-hand transaction between the two suspects in separate cars. Joseph Hughes was arrested for an outstanding warrant from the town of Florence, possession/use of a dangerous drug, possession/use of drug paraphernalia, possession/use of a narcotic drug and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. Ashley Hoppe was charged with possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia and was released on the scene.
Alex Fansler, 21, was cited and released at 10:31 p.m. Aug. 6 for $200 in criminal damage to a 1999 Dodge Durango committed the day before. Fansler entered the police station Aug. 6 and allegedly admitted to vandalizing the Durango by smashing a brick into the hood of the car while it was parked at a business at 911 S. Arizona Blvd.
Scott Vasquez, 39, was arrested, and later released, at 1:02 p.m. on North Country Village Lane for DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs for sale, possession of narcotic drugs and illegal possession of a weapon. During a traffic stop, police found an open container of alcohol, a stamp-shaped object of LSD, two segments of methamphetamine weighing 5.8 grams and 1.8 grams, a small plastic scale and a loaded 12-gauge shot gun in the 1990 Ford Ranger. A backpack inside the truck contained smoking devices, a prescription pill bottle labeled morphine with 89 pink-colored pills, two pill capsules and a baggie of marijuana. Police also found multiple blank checks belonging to an individual for whom Vasquez did mechanical work. Vasquez was processed and fingerprinted at the police station and released with charges pending after more investigation and lab results became available.
A fight between brothers over a burrito led the arrest of Cherokee Thompson, 18, at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 1000 block of South Third Street. The scuffle started because Thompson did not like the contents of the burrito that was bought for him, according to a report. He was accused of criminal damage, disorderly conduct and also arrested on a city of Coolidge warrant. According to a report, Thompson was verbally abusive to his family and made idle threats of violence against police officers. He caused $150 in damage to household furniture, according to the report. Upon being handcuffed and arrested, it required four officers to subdue him put him in the back of a police car. An officer stated because of Thompson’s violent behavior he was transported directly from the scene to the Pinal County Adult Detention Center where he was booked on the charges.
Cobie Slaughter, 23, was arrested at 10:38 p.m. Aug. 11 at 1940 S. Arizona Boulevard on warrants out of Coolidge and Eloy city courts. Coolidge police responded to a single-vehicle hit-and-run accident of a fixed object at 8:33 p.m. According to a report, Slaughter fled the scene, returned to the truck but fled a second time but eventually was caught by police.
Joshua Roberson, 29, was cited and released at 7:35 p.m. Aug. 20 near East Broadway Avenue and North Adams Street for possession of marijuana after he was found in the front passenger’s seat of a 1998 Lexus with a rolled brown marijuana cigarette that had fallen from his lap, according to a report. The item weighed 0.6 grams.
Dylan Chambers, 20, of Florence, was arrested at 9:32 p.m. Aug. 24 near South Clemens Road and Pima Lateral canal for a stop sign violation, speeding, flight from law enforcement, driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Police responded to a report of reckless driving near Arizona Boulevard and Martin Road. Police followed a truck from that area to the canal and Clemens Road at speeds of up to 85 miles per hour, according to a report. After Chambers eventually stopped he stuck his arms out the driver’s side window and was questioned by police. A police search of the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado found a baggie of marijuana and two smoking pipes. While being transported to the police station, Chambers told the officer, “you did really good keeping up and staying on my tail,” the report stated.
Nicholas Dulworth, 30, was cited and released at 6:32 p.m. Aug. 19 at North Arizona Boulevard and West Vah Ki Inn Road for possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant from the town of Florence for suspended driver’s license.
Joe Rushing, 51, was arrested at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 700 block of North Atlantic Street for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop. While responding to another traffic incident in the area, police stopped Rushing while he was driving 15 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone on Atlantic Street. Rushing told police he was returning home from a casino where he “had one shot.” A field sobriety test showed Rushing had a blood/alcohol content of 0.191, according to a report.
Suzanne Busby, 57, was arrested at 5:36 p.m. Aug. 17 at West Sunset Avenue and South Arizona Boulevard for possession of 1.3 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Busby was taken to the Coolidge police station for processing on charges of possession of a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia. She was then released.