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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, April 26

Officers were dispatched to a fight in progress on South Elizabeth Street. Jonathan Gil was arrested and booked into jail on a charge of assault.

An accident was reported on West Judd Road near North Attaway Road. An unknown car pulled out from a private drive on Judd with no lights in front of another car, causing a collision. The driver of the second car pulled over to call 911 as the first car continued west on Judd, past Attaway, north on Quail Run Lane and out of view. The second driver stayed on scene and awaited the officer’s arrival. The driver stated she did not need medical attention.

Kambron Barge was arrested on a warrant.

Wednesday, April 28

An accident was reported at Hunt Highway and Attaway Road. Vivien L. Fleming, 21, was cited for failing to control speed to avoid a collision and driving on a suspended license.

Thursday, April 29

Gustavo Olvera Bernal, 19, was cited on charges of speeding, driving suspended due to DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kasey Mahurin, 31, was arrested on a warrant.

Friday, April 30

Ray V. Johnson, 26, was cited on a charge of criminal trespass.

An accident was reported at Hunt Highway and Attaway Road. The first driver said she did not have the brake pressed down hard enough and bumped into the other car. No injuries were reported and no visible damage was seen on either vehicle. No citation was issued.

Sunday, May 2

Domestic violence was reported at South Valley Farms Road and West Pepperdine Street. The resident said her husband had assaulted her and left. Charging review paperwork will be submitted to the town attorney for determination of charges.

Traffic tickets

Jonathan J. Metz, 25, driving on a suspended license, expired registration.

Anthony F. Jose, 25, speed, driving on a suspended license.

Gabriel D. Ortega, 23, excessive speed.

Richard G. Rueter, 81, stop sign.

Michael Strickland, 36, school zone.

Robert S. Wohrman, 49, stop sign.

Phillip J. Reimer, 41, use of portable wireless communication.

Juan Garcia Mendivil, 42, stop sign, red tail lamps required, failure to carry registration card, no proof of insurance.

Kerry M. Walker, 26, driving suspended.

Leland R. Hendricks, 81, stop sign.

Desire Owens, 25, stop sign, failure to carry registration card.

Michael Caudillo, 42, stop sign.

Christopher Bennett, 22, no current registration.

Torrey N. Taylor, 27, no current registration.

Ryan A. Espinoza, 19, speed.

Oscar T. Reyna, 63, speed.

Adrian Coronado, 28, speed, stop sign.

Jorge Huitron Castillo, 19, stop sign.




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.