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Information taken from Maricopa Police Department reports:

On Dec. 15, Aljero Alfonso was arrested after Maricopa Police Department received three separate tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding child pornography being shared on social media. CD’s containing child pornography were also found on Alfonso’s property. He was arrested for eight counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

On Dec. 13, Veronica Thacker was arrested after an altercation at a home on Hopper Dr. Thacker was allegedly intoxicated when she struck a door several times, causing damage to it. After Thacker was transported to another home by officers, police were called again when she began causing a disturbance there. She was arrested for criminal damage and disorderly conduct.

On Dec. 11, officers responded to a report of a man with a weapon on James Lane. According to the caller, Joshua Wollschleger was inside the residence in an argument with an individual and in possession of a weapon. Wollschleger fled from the home before police arrived. He was found and arrested for misconduct with weapons and disorderly conduct.

On Dec. 10, Kel Avena allegedly stole items from a home on Osullivan Drive and admitted to taking them over text with the owner. He was arrested in Tempe on Dec. 11 for theft and booked into Maricopa County Jail for trespassing and possession of stolen property.

On Dec. 3, officers responded to a call of a suspicious person on Paraiso Lane, and arrived to find Norma Robison dancing in front of a residence and playing music loudly. She was found to have a warrant for her arrest and was arrested.

On Dec. 3, Merril Schutt was arrested for assault – domestic violence, preventing the use of a telephone and disorderly conduct after he attacked an individual inside a home on Arizona Court.

On Dec. 3, Maricopa Police responded to a call on W. Good Vibrations Lane in reference to a knife attack. A victim with a stab wound was inside the residence, along with Colleen Bias. Bias allegedly stabbed the victim during an argument. She was arrested for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct. Once in the patrol car, she continued to threaten the officer. Once at the police station, she repeatedly used racial slurs in reference to another officer, and threw hand sanitizer at the officer. A charge of aggravated assault on a police officer was added.

On Dec. 1, An individual called the police to advise them that Quincy Wilson, who they have an order of protection against, was in their backyard. Police arrived and arrested Wilson, who later allegedly admitted he knew he was not allowed to have contact with the caller. He was arrested for interfering with judicial proceedings.

On Dec. 1, officers were called to a home on Pioneer Road in reference to an argument. The caller had recorded an argument between them and Rosalyn Woods, who was heard threatening them with a gun. Woods was arrested for threatening or intimidating, endangerment, unlawful discharge of firearm and possession of deadly weapon as a prohibited possessor.

On Nov. 29, Shelby Hill was arrested for two charges of aggravated assault – domestic violence, assault – domestic violence and criminal damage – domestic violence after physically attacking two individuals inside a home on Picasso Street.

On Nov. 28, Ashley Jeffrey was identified by police as she entered her vehicle at Circle K on John Wayne Parkway and Bowlin Road. The officer found she had a warrant for her arrest and conducted a traffic stop, but she did not yield. Eventually she pulled over, where she was arrested for the warrant, as well as failure to stop, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics.

On Nov. 28, Allen Moore was arrested for multiple warrants during a traffic stop as a passenger in the vehicle. After the arrest, a firearm was found located under his seat. He allegedly admitted to possessing the weapon as a prohibited possessor. He was further charged for weapons misconduct.

On Nov. 27, Montique Wade was observed allegedly committing traffic violations while on his bicycle. An officer attempted to stop him, and Wade allegedly began resisting. He was arrested for resisting arrest, hindering prosecution, failure to comply and obstructing a public thoroughfare.

On Nov. 27, Timia Wade was arrested for allegedly interfering in Montique Wade’s arrest. The officer’s report states she stood in the way of the officer, and was arrested for failure to comply, hindering prosecution in the second degree and resisting arrest.

On Nov. 26, an officer saw Michael Boling in his garage working on a vehicle. The officer found Boling to have five active warrants for his arrest. He was arrested.

On Nov. 19, Alexander Nieto was arrested during a traffic stop for four outstanding warrants.

On Nov. 18, officers were called to a man who injured their knee on John Wayne Parkway. The caller was Alfred Dawahoya, and officers conducted a warrants check on him. Dawahoya was found to have a warrant out of Flagstaff Justice Court, and was arrested.


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