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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, Aug. 2

Christopher Jones, 48, was arrested and booked into jail on a charge of possession of dangerous drugs. He was also cited for speeding and driving with a revoked license.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

A male reported his scooter was stolen while he was in a store on North Hunt Highway. The scooter was later located and returned to the owner.

Thursday, Aug. 5

An officer was dispatched to an animal problem. The officer made contact with a male who said he had forgotten his dog was in his car and that he had taken it to an area veterinarian to be cremated. The officer will be submitting a charging review packet to the town attorney for determination of charges.

Saturday, Aug. 7

Police received a report of an inmate assaulting a correctional officer on North Pinal Parkway. The case is pending further information from the reporting party.

Warrant arrests

Juan Aguirre Rubio, 27

Joshua Stovall, 32

Joseph Compton, 36

Kevin Lopez Figueroa, 19

Willardine Miguel, 45

Traffic tickets

Frank J. Robles, 29, child passenger restraint.

Shawn S. Smith, 56, speed.

Elvira H. Ornelas, 49, speed.

Daniel B. Benedict, 44, resident with out-of-state plate, no valid commercial license.

Sylvia G. Belloc, 59, speed.

Justin D. Krigbaum, 23, speed.

Andre N. Martin, 36, driving suspended.

Allen R. Pratt, 19, no proof of insurance.

Devon Gregory, 26, driving suspended.

Anna M. Moreno, 50, speed.




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.