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Use Pleasant Spring Weekends to Save Your Home from Fire Risk, Become Firewise

Spring rains contribute to the growth of brush and weeds in our yards and in the open desert.  Higher temperatures will dry the weeds, tumbleweeds and desert brush and what was formerly green and beautiful becomes fuel for fierce wildfires.  By becoming Firewise,* you can protect your home and your community.  

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UPDATE: Sex Offender Notification - San Tan Valley - LEVEL 2 - Shagawa

Andriya Musas Shagawa Level 2 Sex Offender

Name: Andriya Musas Shagawa

Comments: In 2001, 27 yoa male offender engaged in sexual activity with a 14yoa female acquaintance.

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This monsoon season, drivers are reminded to 'Pull Aside, Stay Alive'

The Arizona Department of Transportation has a message for motorists who think they can recklessly drive head-on into a dust storm: “Pull Aside, Stay Alive.”

Following the successful launch of last year’s public awareness campaign, ADOT is intensifying its efforts to educate drivers about the threat of dust storms as monsoon season officially begins in Arizona on June 15. ADOT, along with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the National Weather Service, has reactivated its “Pull Aside, Stay Alive” public awareness campaign, including television and radio public-education announcements, to educate drivers about what to do (and what not to do) when they encounter dust storms.

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Think safety when using fireworks

With Independence Day quickly approaching, it is legal to purchase and use certain types of fireworks within the state of Arizona. The consumer fireworks that are legal in Arizona are as follows: ground and hand-held sparkling devices; cylindrical fountains; illuminating torches; wheels; ground spinners; flitter sparklers; toy smoke devices; wire sparklers; and dipped sticks. 

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Back to School Food Safety

With our children going back to school over the past month, a lot of parents and caregivers are thinking about the best ways to provide a healthy lunch for school children. The Pinal County Public Health Services District would like to remind everyone to follow some simple food safety guidelines to help keep your family safe from foodborne illness.

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Sex Offender Notification - San Tan Valley - LEVEL 2 - QUINN

Richard Taylor Quinn IV Level 2 Sex Offender

Name: Richard Taylor Quinn IV, Level 2

Offense: Offender was convicted of Lewd and Lacivious Acts with a Child under 14 in San Diego County, California in 1998. Offender sexually abused a 10 year olf female, a 9 year old female and a 5 year olf female known to him. Offender was convicted by military court martial of Indecent Liberties with a Child in 1994. Offender sexually abused an 11 year old female known to him

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Sex Offender Notification - San Tan Valley - LEVEL 2 - Juarez

Aaron Juarez Level 2 Sex Offender

Name: Aaron Juarez

Offense:  In 2012 offender sexually assaulted a 17 year old female known to him while holding her against her will.

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Fraud/Scam Alert from Casa Grande Police Dept

Randy Thompson - 35 years old, 5’11” tall, 165 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes

Beware of a recent trend of scammers who claim to be dent removal experts, but take your money and run.

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Summer Safety – Unatttended in a Car

“LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE”

With temperatures soaring over 110 degrees, Rural/Metro Fire Department has seen a dramatic increase in the number of children and pets that have been locked inside unattended vehicles. Please do your part this summer to stop these preventable and tragic emergencies.

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Drivers are reminded to 'Pull Aside, Stay Alive' this monsoon season

Where will you be when the dust settles?

That’s a question the Arizona Department of Transportation is asking motorists this year as another summer monsoon season begins.

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Summer Safety Tips

SRP would like to remind San Tan Valley residents to follow these summer safety tips:

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Sex Offender Notification - San Tan Valley - LEVEL 2 - Liles

Name: Pierre Jamaul Liles

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Holiday Safety Tips for Leftover Food

The Pinal County Public Health Services District, Environmental Health Services would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Holidays are times we share the kitchen with family and friends. With all the food being prepared as we celebrate, having leftover food is inevitable. Proper handling of leftover foods is one of the best things you can do to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness.

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The Dangers of Turkey Fryers

The popularity of deep frying turkeys is exploding across the United States. Right here in San Tan Valley the equipment to deep fry a turkey is readily available.

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Scammers Impersonate Attorney General’s Office

Attorney General Mark Brnovich today is warning Arizonans of an alarming new phone scam in which con artists pose as representatives of the Attorney General’s Office to steal money from consumers.

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AG Brnovich Issues IRS Phone Scam Alert

AG Brnovich Issues IRS Phone Scam Alert Phoenix, AZ – Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a scam alert today warning of an ongoing and very aggressive telephone scam that appears to be intensifying in Arizona. Approximately 70 IRS telephone scam complaints were filed with the Attorney General’s Office last month. The IRS phone scam mainly targets seniors. Scammers pose as agents with the Internal Revenue Service or the US Treasury Department. Victims are threatened with arrest if they don’t make an immediate payment for taxes or fines owed.

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AG Brnovich Issues Scam Alert: Beware of Fake Lottery Scam

Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a scam alert today warning Arizonans of an aggressive fake lottery scam targeting seniors. The scam starts with a phone call from a person who falsely claims to be affiliated with Mega Millions. Seniors are told they’ve won the Mega Millions lottery and are asked to pay thousands of dollars upfront in order to claim their prize money. The scammer even offers to pick the victim up and drive them to the bank.

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PHONE SCAM ALERT

Once again, we have a few reports of scammer calling an unsuspecting victim with the ruse that they have a warrant that needs to be paid for. The most recent victim was taken for almost $500. The scammer called and represented himself as a member of the sheriff's office and coaxed the victim to "payoff a warrant" with a money card. *No law enforcement agency will ever try to collect on a warrant or debt over the phone...ever.

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AG Brnovich Issues Consumer Alert: Unauthorized MVD Website

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to be cautious of misleading websites that falsely appear to be affiliated with the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) or the State of Arizona. Consumers who need to access online MVD services should do so at the government’s authorized website – www.servicearizona.com.

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Phone Scam in Pinal County

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is again getting complaints of phone scams in Pinal County.

Over the past few days, they've heard several reports that scam-callers are representing themselves as PCSO and demanding money for a warrant, ticket or some other legal woe.

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