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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, Feb. 15

Theft from a hotel room was reported on South Pinal Parkway.

Thursday, Feb. 18

A three-car accident was reported at Hunt Highway and Attaway Road. Zachary Larson was cited for failure to control speed to avoid collision.

An officer saw a car leave the roadway and go through a barb wire fence on North Hunt Highway. The officer made contact with the driver and believed him to be under the influence. A DUI investigation was conducted. The driver was taken to the hospital. A charging review will be submitted to the prosecuting attorney for determination of charges.

Friday, Feb. 19

A tool chest was reported stolen from a vehicle on North Hunt Highway.

A driver pulled out in front of another car on North Hunt Highway, resulting in a collision. No injuries were reported and no citation was issued.

Saturday, Feb. 20

Around 5:48 a.m., an officer on patrol saw a disabled vehicle stuck inside a concrete irrigation canal on the south side of Arizona Farms Road, right at the intersection of Attaway Road. The vehicle was unoccupied. The officer later determined it was involved in a single-vehicle crash with possible injuries, and the driver fled the scene some time before the officer discovered it. A message was left with the registered owner. The case is closed pending further information.

A woman reported several items were taken from her motel room on South Pinal Parkway while she was away.

Warrant arrests

Omar Luna, 41

Reynaldo Sabalza, 44

Yvonne Marshall, 41

Sebastian Cruz, 30

Traffic tickets

Hanna E. George, 20, no current registration.

Supreme D. Jacques, 21, no current registration.

Brandon J. York, 29, driving suspended.

Blanca J. Maria, 26, driving suspended, interference with signs/signals.

Juvenile male, 16, stop sign.

Arianna L. Martinez, 24, no proof of insurance.

Monte S. Hawley, 66, stop sign.

Jocelyn R. Lopez, 20, no current registration.

Thomas Stewart, 29, no current registration.

Clint H. Henson, 62, no current registration.

Elizabeth Talamantes, 53, less than 65/waste of finite resource.

Jaelyn Hinojosa, 24, speed, child passenger restraint.

Kamryn K. Gottschall, 19, speed, driving suspended.

Rogelio P. Orozco, 35, no valid driver’s license.

Speeding tickets

Joseph L. Serna, 31

Dillon T. Foster, 35

Oswen A. Andino, 48

Alejandro Rodriguez, 23

Vicky I. Roumbos, 46

Keith B. Van Lieu, 60

David Lopez, 44

Angela M. Hanley, 28

Patrick M. Nollett, 40

Angela V. Sewell, 54

Allen E. Evans, 34

Larry M. Mahana, 67

Juvenile male, 17

Maria A. Martinez, 33

Bryant R. Bergeson, 63

Elias A. Saliby, 23




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.