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The Police Report is compiled from Florence Police Department reports. The only names published are those of adults who were cited, arrested or involved in a traffic accident. Suspects named in this column are innocent until proven guilty. Anyone whose arrest appears in this column who is later found not guilty or whose charges are dismissed is welcome to inform the Florence Reminder and it will be reported.

Monday, Sept. 20

An officer responded to a report of an assault between an inmate and a correctional officer on North Pinal Parkway. No injuries were reported. The case is under investigation.

Thursday, Sept. 23

An officer responded to a report of a young child locked in a vehicle. Upon officer’s arrival a female was seen approaching the vehicle, stating it was her car and her child. Florence Fire was dispatched for a medical evaluation of the child. The mother refused medical care. Kaylyn D. Scanlon, 23, was then issued a criminal citation for endangerment.

Officers were dispatched to a single-car accident with injuries at South DeSoto Street and Florence Heights Drive. It was reported the vehicle ran off the road into a fence. Florence Fire arrived on scene and began to do a medical evaluation. The driver was later transported to the hospital. Due to statements on scene by the driver, a search warrant was obtained for a blood draw. Case is pending DPS lab results.

Friday, Sept. 24

Officers were dispatched to a report of domestic violence in progress on South Pinal Parkway. Ricado Sosa Quintana, 32, was arrested and booked into jail on charges of assault, criminal damage, disorderly conduct and endangerment.

Warrant arrests

Feliciano Portillo Benitez, 40

Santino Acosta, 26

Traffic tickets

Vaughn V. Vavages, 23, driving on a suspended license, knowingly display fictitious license plate, no valid insurance.

Shinji Kugai, 59, no current registration.

Alejandro Resendiz, 34, no current registration.

Nikki R. Largey, 60, speed.

Consuelo De La Mora, 66, speed, failure to report name or address change.

Sonia I. Iriqui, 54, speed.

Hilda Graciano, 37, speed, failure to report name or address change.

James A. Krueger, 30, no current registration.



Mark Cowling is the county reporter for PinalCentral and covers the town of Florence, San Tan Valley and the surrounding area. He can be reached at mcowling@pinalcentral.com.

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