A Pinal County Sheriff’s Investigation has led to the arrest of a 60-year-old Apache Junction man for molesting two children. Charles Hawkins was arrested by Pinal County detectives on Dec. 22 at a residence on N. Idaho Road. Hawkins has a 1988 conviction for child molestation in the state of Nebraska.
The Pinal County Open Space and Trails Department is in the planning stages of a large regional park in western Pinal County. The department would like to know what the public wants in what will be known as the Palo Verde Regional Park.
State law requires that a volunteer board of everyday citizens review the case of every child who is placed in an out-of-home care. These reviews are done every six months. The rapid increase in the number of children in out-of-home placement - more than 18,000 youth under the age of 18 - has resulted in a critical need for volunteers to serve on Foster Care Review Boards (FCRB).
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two Native Air Ambulance crew members as the result of their helicopter going down in a remote area of the Superstition Mountains north of Superior, Ariz. at approximately 6 p.m. on Dec. 15. Pilot David Schneider, 51, of Gilbert, Ariz. and Flight Nurse Chad Frary, 38, of Mesa, Ariz. were fatally injured in the crash. Flight Paramedic Derek Boehm, 38, of Gilbert, Ariz. is the sole survivor and is listed in fair condition at a local hospital.
Two crew members are dead and a third is in very serious condition after a medical helicopter crashed north of Superior Tuesday night.
According to officials, the helicopter crashed in very rugged terrain in the Superstition Mountains.
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and the shooting in San Bernardino, Pinal County sheriff Paul Babeu is telling citizens to arm themselves.
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu unveiled a new less-lethal weapon that fires rubber impact rounds that will be issued to all patrol deputies.
Students from 35 Pinal County schools submitted nearly 1,000 anti-drug posters for this year’s contest. County Attorney Lando Voyles recognized the winning artists at an awards ceremony Wednesday night at the Windmill Winery in Florence.
Staff of the Pinal County Open Space and Trails Department will hold a public open house to present information and maps for Palo Verde Regional Park and gather public input. Information stations will be set up at the Pinal County Public Works Hidden Valley Yard located at 43910 W. Meadowview Road, Maricopa, Arizona 85138.
In an extraordinary collaboration with the North Pole, Clerk of the Superior Court Amanda Stanford has been approached by Santa’s Clerks to safeguard the Children of Pinal County “Nice” List.
In a season where kids dream of full stockings hung by a fire, Animal Care and Control Director Audra Michael dreams of having an empty shelter.
What would get you to use a library? More specifically, the Pinal County Library District.