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The following was taken from the records at the Maricopa Police Department.

On Oct. 18, police were contacted by an individual who told officers Mauricio Martinez-Molina had been physically attacking them in a home on Patricia Lane. The alleged victim stated Martinez-Molina had prevented them from using the phone at the time, and had made the caller get into Martinez-Molina’s car as he began driving “to the mountains.” Fearing for their life, the alleged victim told Martinez-Molina to stop at Circle K, where they locked themselves in a bathroom and called police. Martinez-Molina was arrested for assault, prevention of use of telephone in an emergency and aggravated assault.

On Oct. 18, a Culver’s store manager called the police to report a man was allegedly sleeping in his car in the Culver’s parking lot. When police arrived, they found two individuals sitting in the driver and passengers seats of the vehicle in question. Thomas Haren, the passenger, was found to have two active warrants for his arrest for dangerous drugs and failure to appear. He was arrested.

On Oct. 17, police were called to a home on Rainbow Drive where Vladimir Salvatierra was allegedly throwing items while in an argument. Officers did a routine warrant check and found Salvatierra had three warrants for his arrest. He was arrested.

On Oct. 15, police arrived at Quick Trip on John Wayne Parkway after a store employee called to report a man for refusing to leave the property and causing a disturbance. Nathaniel Dusenberry was outside the store when officers pulled up, and when they asked him to leave the property, he allegedly walked to the very edge but did not exit. Dusenberry was arrested for trespassing.

On Oct. 14, officers responded to a call of a disturbance in a home on Magnolia Road. The caller advised Francisco Quintana was intoxicated and in a disagreement. Quintana was found to have a warrant for his arrest out of Ak-Chin Indian Community and three warrants out of Maricopa. He was taken into custody and booked into Pinal County Jail.

On Oct. 14, Adam Hannah was served a warrant for molestation of a child at his residence and transported to Pinal County jail.

On Oct. 9, Marlin Pierson was arrested after allegedly physically attacking two individuals during an argument on Neely Drive, one of whom was pregnant. He was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct and booked into Pinal County Jail.

On Oct. 6, Matthew Steinfeld allegedly violated an order of protection when he sent the individual numerous emails and attempted several calls outside of predetermined time periods. He was arrested for aggravated harassment.

On Oct. 4, police were called to a single-vehicle accident at North Cobblestone Farms, and were advised the driver was on foot carrying a black book bag. When officers located the subject, he fled, jumping fences and running through neighboring backyards. He also allegedly ran through the open garage door of a home, traveling through the property before being stopped by police. The man identified himself as Tyree Johnson. The book bag he was carrying was located and searched, and inside there was one AR15-style short barrel rifle with ammo, one polymer glock-style pistol with a magazine, three bags of edible marijuana gummies, one bag containing 63 pills identified as oxycodone, one bag of multicolored unidentified pills, one digital scale, one plastic container with a green, leafy substance inside and $221 in cash. Johnson was arrested for criminal trespass, burglary, misconduct with a deadly weapon, possession of marijuana, possession of dangerous drug, possession of dangerous drug for sale.


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