The following was taken from the records at the Coolidge Police Department.
Arrests & Citations
Brandon Clark, 35, was cited and released at 4:34 p.m. Sept. 15 for an alleged theft of $100 in cash from a co-worker. The alleged victim told police the incident occurred on Sept. 4 but did not report it because they were going on vacation. Clark is no longer an employee of the business where the alleged victim works. Clark was given a summons to appear in city court on Oct. 6.
Malik McKaney, 23, was cited and released at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 15 for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Police said McKaney ran a stop sign at Third Street and Walton Avenue and during a search of the Saturn vehicle found 13.4 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a Smith & Wesson 9-mm Luger handgun under a passenger seat.
Donald Wayman-Huff, 37, was arrested at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 17 at a residence in the 3400 block of West Highway 287 for second-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools and trespassing. A resident pointed out a broken window to police in the back of the house. Police located Wayman-Huff on Highway 287 walking westbound while pushing a bicycle that had a flat rear tire. The suspect also had an apparent injury to his right that was wrapped in a bandanna. He was taken to a Florence hospital but declined treatment and then booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center.
Christopher Mack, 24, was cited and released at 10:58 a.m. on Sept. 16 at West Gibson Avenue and South Arizona Boulevard for making an improper right turn and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mack was stopped after he turned into the wrong lane going southbound on Arizona Boulevard and admitted to police there was a meth pipe in the car and that he had already smoked all the meth he possessed, according to a police report.
Azeez Olaniyan, 26, was arrested in the 300 block of West Martin Road at 11:12 p.m. Sept. 17 for possession of drugs for sale, transportation of drugs, abuse, resisting arrest and excessive speed. Olaniyan was stopped for speeding on South Picacho Street in a 25 mph zone. An officer’s patrol car radar unit showed the suspect’s 2013 Chevrolet Camaro traveling at 102 mph. After exiting his car, the suspect tried to flee but was stopped by an officer using a stun gun, and he was arrested. He was found carrying a small baggie with several M30 fentanyl pills.
Jaime Hurtado Jr., 26, was cited and released for disorderly conduct and criminal damage at 1:51 p.m. Sept. 9 at a business at 1455 N. Arizona Blvd. Hurtado allegedly damaged another person’s cell phone valued at $600.
Bobby Cagle, 46, was arrested at 10:24 p.m. Sept. 16 at West Pinkley Avenue and North Arizona Boulevard for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop for not having a right rear brake light. Cagle voluntarily turned over a baggie that contained methamphetamine. Police searched the 2000 Toyota Echo and also found two glass smoking pipes with residue and a safe in the trunk that held two more baggies of meth. Cagle was taken to the Coolidge police station for processing and later released with charges being forwarded to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office. The baggies and meth weighed 0.4 grams, according to a police report.
Francisco Felix III, 24, was cited and released at 6:14 p.m. at North Kevins Place and West Vah Ki Inn Road for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. Felix claimed he “was trying to figure out some music” before he was stopped in a 2000 Honda Electra for swerving in the center lane in the 400 block of Vah Ki Inn Road, according to a police report. Police searched the vehicle and found a case containing two glass smoking devices with methamphetamine residue. Felix was placed into a patrol car and asked police “Would I be able to brake (sic) those in front of you” according to a police report.
Incident & Reports
A male subject succeeded in shoplifting two 30 packs of beer in the early-morning hours of Sept. 9 from the Circle K store at 1541 N. Arizona Blvd. but encountered some difficulty for his thievery effort. A police officer responded to the store at 1:49 a.m. and was told a subject had entered the walk-in beer section and left the store with the bundles of Budweiser beer valued $63.90. The man tried to get into the back seat of a car, but that is when his troubles began, according to the store manager who talked with police. Before the subject was settled, the driver started to pull away and the subject fell out and one of his legs was run over. The mishap also caused one of the beer 30 packs to scatter in the parking lot and a second passenger collecting them, according to an officer’s account after reviewing security footage from the store’s video recording. The alleged shoplifter also is seen on the west side of the store waving his arms before the car driver picks him up and drives away.
Police responded to reports of gunshots at 3:33 a.m. Sept. 6 at 111 N. Carter Ranch Road where they believe a party had been in progress. Police found bullet holes in a nearby house and in a car at the same house. Police used forced entry at the house where the party occurred an interviewed about 10 people, all of whom were uncooperative, according to a police report. A Dodge Ram truck registered out of Gila Bend was improperly parked on the street and towed from the scene. None of the individuals questioned claimed ownership of the truck.