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Nov. 18

Officers were dispatched to a report of a possible domestic violence. A 13-year-old male was arrested and placed into Pinal County Juvenile Detention.

Nov. 19

One car struck another while they were both making left turns from Diversion Dam Road onto Pinal Parkway. Nancy S. Coil, 64, was cited for improper positioning for a left turn.

Nov. 20

Restaurant equipment was reported stolen from the back of a business on West Highway 287.

Robert W. Whitcomb, 74, was cited for failure to control speed to avoid collision at Hunt Highway and Attaway Road.

Maria Gonzalez Martinez, 32, was cited for DUI, failure to drive on the right side of the road and no valid driver’s license.

Nov. 21

A 17-year-old female struck a parked vehicle on Echo Lane. The parties exchanged insurance information. The driver was cited for failure to control speed to avoid collision.

Bradley W. Peterson, 21, was arrested and booked into jail for a warrant and was also cited for driving on a suspended license.

Nov. 22

Porcelyn Moore, 27, was cited and released for DUI.

A vehicle was reported to be on fire near Attaway and Palmer roads. Florence Fire Department extinguished the fire and advised the vehicle was vacant. The license plate was registered to a residence in Phoenix. Phoenix police were contacted but were unable to contact residents at the address. The car was towed.

Warrant arrests

Daniel Ramirez, 25

Jonathan Zepada Gonzalez, 24

Manuel Uriel Vargas, 22

Terry Garcia, 27

Traffic tickets

Daniel Aranda, 45, driving on a revoked license

Roger D. Lewis, 35, no mandatory insurance

Gabriel A. Canuas, 31, no proof of insurance

Esmeralda Guillen Arredondo, 24, no proof of insurance

Clay W. Elkington, failure to transfer registration in 30 days, no proof of insurance

Joseph M. Mendle, 56, no mandatory insurance, suspended plate

Sierra J. Frazier, 19, failure to yield to emergency vehicle

Ricardo Carrillo, 44, driving suspended, no mandatory insurance

Julio G. Nunez, 23, no current registration

Eter Pollard, 45, no proof of insurance

Speeding tickets

Marshall J. Brooks, 31

Everett S. Gray, 33

Roberto Cerrillo Chavoya, 45

Luis E. Frias, 22


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.