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Dec. 2

An officer responded to an accident at East Judd and North Attaway roads. One driver was seen by Florence Fire and declined further medical care. Rafael M. Pimentel, 43, was cited for failure to yield from stop sign.

A female reported her parked unoccupied vehicle was struck and the driver-side taillight was broken on South State Route 79B. The case is closed pending further information.

Dec. 3

Michelle Alvarado, 42, was arrested and booked into jail on charges of possession of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of a narcotic drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license and a warrant.

Dec. 5

Salvador Plancarte, 25, was cited and released on DUI and unsafe vehicle charges.

An officer responded to an accident at North Main Street and East Butte Avenue. Linda Lafky was treated and transported for an injury. She was also cited for failing to yield while turning left at an intersection.

Dec. 6

An officer responded to a report of an assault. Blu Reyes, 25, was arrested and booked into jail on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Dec. 7

A health care worker reported a combative patient bit him on the hand. Shaina Johns, 28, was later booked into jail on a charge of aggravated assault on a health care professional.

Dec. 8

Plywood was reported stolen from a job site near North Astoria Drive and West Trenton Way.

Warrant arrests

Anthony Valdivia, 38

Eric Lopez, 29

Jonathan Chavez Cruz, 32

Briana Reinart, 26

Teron Yazzie, 28

Stephen Boyd, 29

Traffic tickets

Matt V. Arredondo, 57, driving on a suspended license

Kassandra Cienfuegos, 26, no current registration

Kathryn P. Harding, 37, no current registration

Austin R. Neeley, 27, no proof of insurance

Nikole L. Buckley, 43, no mandatory insurance

David A. Borquez, 22, no current registration

Matthew S. Scyoc, 31, no mandatory insurance

Sarah S. Mooring, 43, no legible driver’s license, no proof of insurance

Matthew A. Ritter, 63, permit unauthorized person to drive


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.


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.