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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.

Wednesday, May 12

Building materials were reported stolen from a construction site on West Springfield Way.

Food items were reported stolen from the church on North Willow Street. An officer viewed video and identified a suspect. Charlotte Queenan, 55, was cited on a charge of theft.

Maurice Reece Harmon, 31, was arrested on a charge of being in possession of a stolen vehicle out of Phoenix Police Department.

A suspicious male was reported to be asking customers for money and to use their phones on North Hunt Highway. Dominic Arias Aceves, 19, was charged with theft and disorderly conduct, and was also found to have two warrants.

Friday, May 14

Police responded to an accident at North State Route 79 and Florence Heights Drive. The driver of the car that was hit complained of neck pain and Florence Fire EMS responded. Kelly E. Hosick, 40, was cited for vehicle turning left at intersection.

Saturday, May 15

Officer was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle. A vehicle was located with obvious damage that may have been due to an accident. The vehicle was not occupied. The case is active pending further information.

Warrant arrests

Jesus Leal Gamino, 29

Michael Rojo, 23

Michael Harrison, 45

Ignacio Garcia, 60

Luis Dominguez, 23

Javier Franco-Pacheco, 34

Traffic tickets

Artemio Lopez Lopez, 31, speed, no valid driver’s license.

Fred L. Bland II, 55, driving suspended.

Andrew S. Hudson, 41, school zone.

Audrey Henkel, 80 no current registration.

Michael E. Douglas, 48, no current registration.

John G. Dicks, 30, no current registration.

Daiton R. Wyman, 18, no valid driver’s license.

Ignacio Molina-Payan, 47, no current registration.

Antonio Moreno Valencia, 60, no current registration.

Randall A. Landreth, 39, no current registration.

Jose M. Banda, 66, 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.