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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.

Feb. 3

An officer was dispatched to a report of theft on North Pinal Parkway. People ordered food and tried to pay for it with a gift card that did not work, but still left with some food. Case is closed pending further information.

An officer was dispatched to disorderly conduct on South San Carlos Street. Darlene Scoffer, 47, was arrested and booked into jail on a charge of disorderly conduct-domestic violence.

Feb. 4

Shoplifting was reported on North Main Street. Case is pending.

Feb. 5

Dillon Clark, 18, was cited and released for possessing an open container in the passenger compartment.

Feb. 7

An officer was dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on West Rushmore Way. The driver stated an animal darted in front of her, she swerved to avoid it and hit a block wall. The car was towed and no citation was issued.

An officer was dispatched to a possible burglary on West Butte Avenue and made contact with Jerome Pablo, 38. It was determined he had permission from the homeowner to be in the residence. The officer checked for warrants and found that Pablo had one. He was arrested and booked into jail.

Warrant arrests

Jorge Inzunsa-Pena, 26

Jefferson Fuson, 29

Roberto Morales, 42

Sammy Rico, 51

Josue Garcia Gutierrez, 36

Traffic tickets

Andrea N. Turner, 42, no current registration

Elizabeth Bernal, 24, no-passing zone

Dominic A. Massimo, 21, no current registration

Emanuel Ayala, 30, driving suspended, no proof of insurance, suspended plate

Karen J. Ruiz Ibanes, 23, driving suspended

Miguel Torres Ruela, 37, no valid driver’s license

Bobby L. Rolph, 23, no current registration, no proof of insurance




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.