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Pinal County Animal Care and Control is Bursting at the Seams with Dogs and Cats

Pinal County Animal Care and Control is Bursting at the Seams with Dogs and Cats

Pinal County Animal Care and Control is full. Very full.

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Large Job Fair This Wednesday

Large Job Fair This Wednesday

Time to print out those resumes and don your best interview suit, Arizona@Work Pinal County is co-sponsoring a job fair in Maricopa on Wednesday, July 19.

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AJ Mining Camp Restaurant destroyed by fire

AJ Mining Camp Restaurant destroyed by fire

Fire crews are responding to a large fire at the historic Mining Camp Restaurant in Apache Junction.

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Scam Alert for Florence Residents

Scam Alert for Florence Residents

The Town of Florence recently learned that someone is contacting Florence residents, stating they are a representative of the Town, and asking people to sign-up for a credit card.

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Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pinal County Superior Court

Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pinal County Superior Court

Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Superior Court in Pinal County created by the appointment of Judge Karl C. Eppich to Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals.

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“Cloud Library” eBooks Coming to your Living Room

The Pinal County Library District is launching eBook service at a special event at the Florence Community Library on December 4 at 5:30 PM.  The Florence Community Library is located at 1000 South Willow Street.

“This is our next step in putting the library in your living room, your doctor’s office, your back yard, your vacation site or wherever you may choose to access our eBooks from your electronic device,” said Denise Keller, Pinal County Library District Director.  “Our bricks and mortar libraries are here to stay but eBooks are growing in popularity so we obtained grant funding to offer them also.”

“All you need is a device like a Nook, iPhone or iPad, Kobo reader, Android phone or tablet device and a library card with a PIN number.  On December 4, we can show you how easy it is to get the free Cloud Library application and check out your first free eBook,” Keller said. 

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Zinio Magazine Service Launched through Pinal County Library District

The Pinal County Library District is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, an online newsstand offering access to thousands of magazines and news publications.

“This is the next exciting evolution in bringing the library to your living room,” said Denise Keller, Pinal County Library District Director.  “With this new service, you can access 180 complete digital magazines that can be easily viewed on any internet-enabled device inside or outside the library.”

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Youth ministry leader pleads guilty in molestation case

Jasmine Omar Brown

An Arizona youth minister has pleaded guilty in a child molestation case.

Jasmine "J" Omar Brown changed his plea Tuesday, a Superior Court spokesman said.

Brown pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of child molestation. He will be sentenced in September.

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Wi-Fi Now Available at the Courthouse in Florence

A completely new wireless network is up and running throughout the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court and almost the entire Courthouse building in Florence.  The network is independent of the Pinal County network. “Being able to provide something that our customers have asked for time and time again is gratifying. Wireless connectivity is important to the general public, to the attorneys who use our services and the Judiciary as well,” said Chad Roche, Clerk of the Superior Court.

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What a Character! Indiana Bones to Visit Pinal County Libraries on Storytelling Tour

A swift crack of the bull whip will set the summer season in motion and Indiana Bones is riding into Pinal County towns for some storytelling fun.  The Pinal County Library District and its partner libraries teamed up to host Indiana Bones, an energetic storyteller who will capture the attention of audiences of all ages.

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West Desert Task Force Finds SUV with 1,550 of Marijuana Inside

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at approximately 10 a.m. the “West Desert Task Force” was working once again in Pinal County to combat drug and human smuggling. Pinal County has long been one of the main drug and human smuggling corridors used in Arizona by the cartels of Mexico.

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Walsh Unveils Plan To ‘Eliminate’ Synthetic Drug Sales In County

Pinal County Attorney James P. Walsh (at podium), backed by representatives of  law enforcement and anti-drug groups from throughout the county, detailed a new  initiative to halt availability of synthetic drugs disguised in colorful packaging as  bath salts, incense and spices (see inset).

Rampant sale of ‘bath salts,’ ‘spice’ will be prosecuted as ‘public nuisance’

Dangerous synthetic drugs going under innocuous names such as “bath salts,” “potpurri,” and “spice” are being legally manufactured and sold all over the U.S. including Apache Junction, and are causing increasingly serious problems for users and society.

But, as for Pinal County and its cities, including Apache Junction, the 30 to 35 establishments that are known to be sellers have been targeted to be stopped with a new, innovative approach.

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Voyles: Trial set for man accused of making threats against Kennedy Elementary and Superior Junior/Senior High School employees

Antonio Ramirez, a 39 year old Superior man, accused of making threats against Kennedy Elementary and Superior Junior/Senior High School employees.

On Monday, a trial date of January 6, 2014 was set for Antonio Ramirez, a 39 year old Superior man, accused of making threats against Kennedy Elementary and Superior Junior/Senior High School employees.

On May 10, law enforcement apprehended Ramirez after Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles filed a Direct Complaint and Petition for Arrest Warrant against him.

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Voyles: Pinal County law enforcement serve us well

On Thursday, May 9, Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles received the honor of speaking at the 2013 Pinal County Fallen Officer Dedication Ceremony, remembering the lives of the brave men and women in uniform killed in the line of duty and recognizing the families of those individuals.

Serving as the Pinal County Attorney and working directly with federal and state officials, Sheriff Babeu and his deputies, local police chiefs and their officers, Voyles knows the hard work and dedication the trained men and women in law enforcement encounter on a daily basis.  At the Ceremony, he shared instances where the dedication of law enforcement positively impacted lives and signified their willingness to sacrifice for the betterment and safety of those in our community.  

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Voyles to Establish Veteran’s Group within Pinal County Attorney’s Office

Gabriel Barrios Levle 2 Sex Offender

Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles announced the creation of the Pinal County Attorney’s Office Veteran’s Group at the inaugural Veteran’s Town Hall in Maricopa on Saturday, April 20, 2013.  This Group represents the first of its kind in Arizona.

As introduced by Voyles, the Veteran’s Group enables the Pinal County Attorney’s Office to take a veteran’s circumstances into consideration when determining criminal charges.  An example of how the program could significantly help in such considerations is when a criminal act can statutorily be charged as a misdemeanor, resulting in jail or probation, or a felony, with a probable sentence resulting in prison.

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Voyles Fires 16 from the Pinal County Attorney Office

While many people were getting ready to celebrate New Year's Eve Monday, 16 people from the Pinal County Attorney's Office received a phone call before close of business notifying them that they were being terminated from their employment.  15 of them were attorneys.

Among those terminated were Sylvia Lafferty, who was weeks from celebrating her 20 year anniversary as a Pinal County prosecutor and one of only three lawyers qualified to prosecute capital cases in the previous administration, and Paul Ahler who had given Voyles his first prosecuting job in 2003.

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Veteran Going ‘Home’ — Couple Donates It As Gift

The key to his new home is presented to veteran Rodney Nix (second from right) by Norma Tomlinson and  Gary Tomlinson (on each side of Nix) as VFW 7968  representative Frank Page (far left) looks on.

Veterans Day 2012 turned out to be a day that Desert Storm veteran Rodney Nix will always remember.

It marked his settling into a mobile home in a nice park on the Apache Trail that was given him by Norma and Gary Tomlinson with the intercession of Frank Page, chairman of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7968’s Helping Homeless Vets Committee.

Nix, a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force, had been homeless for quite a while, with sleeping and living accommodations being shaky.  Nix’s situation had come to Page’s attention.

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UPDATE: Stolen Vehicle Case

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office was asking for help from the public to locate Zeppelin Anderson who was wanted in connection to at least two stolen vehicles.

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Two Juveniles Charged in Connection with Apache Junction Bullying

On Monday, Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles announced two juveniles are charged in connection with Apache Junction bullying case.

Pinal County Attorney Voyles filed Assault charges against two juveniles, both Class One Misdemeanors. The individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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Town of Florence Hires Michael Farina as Finance Director

Eunice Hair Salon Ribbon Cutting with the San Tan Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Town of Florence hired Michael Farina to be the next Finance Director.  His first day on the job is Monday, June 3rd.   Mr. Farina is replacing Rebecca Guilin who is retiring from the Town in June after 19 years of dedicated public service to the Town and the community.   Ms. Guilin will stay on after Mr. Farina’s first day to ensure a smooth transition. 

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