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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, March 1

A citizen flagged down an officer to report his wallet was taken from his vehicle on North Anthem Way. A search of the vehicle and surrounding area was conducted without finding the wallet.

Thursday, March 4

A car was reported stolen on South Main Street.

An officer was dispatched to a report of domestic violence on East Pueblo Del Sol. John Stitt, 70, was arrested and booked into jail on charges of assault-domestic violence and disorderly conduct-domestic violence.

Jose Zazueta, 54, was arrested on a warrant.

Friday, March 5

Several items were reported stolen on North Willow Street.

One car rear-ended another car that was making a left-turn on State Route 287. A 17-year-old male was cited for failure to control speed to avoid collision.

An officer was dispatched to a report of domestic violence on West Georgetown Way. Katie L. Martinez, 36, was cited on charges of assault-domestic violence, disorderly conduct-domestic violence and criminal damage-domestic violence.

Saturday, March 6

Several items were reported stolen from a garage on North Balboa Drive.

Traffic tickets

Terry L. White Jr., 33, driving on a suspended license.

Luis Martinez Contreras, 26, driving suspended.

Edgar Bernal, 29, use of portable wireless communication.

Elizabeth L. Joy, 29, less than 65 mph/waste of finite resource.

Tina M. Kennedy, 56, no current registration.

Jody L. Poole, 37, no current registration.

Celestino Espinoza, 70, no proof of insurance.

Carlos N. Ruiz, 39, driving suspended.

Speeding tickets

John A. Patton II, 44, excessive speed.

Jaden N. Powell, 25

Michael D. Keyser, 22

Robert R. Hernandez, 55

Seth M. Rodriguez, 27

Shawn M. Lynch, 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.