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Cheryl Chase Running for Pinal County District 2 Supervisor

Cheryl Chase has been a proud resident of Pinal County for close to 40 years. A nurse, mother and grandmother, Cheryl has served in numerous community leadership roles, including the Chamber of Commerce, the Pinal County Farm Bureau and the State Director of the Women in Government.  
by Kathleen Stinson - Sept. 23, 2011 10:07 AM Special for the Republic The Queen Creek Town Council approved a formal contract Wednesday with the Friends of Horseshoe Park to sponsor the 2012 Roots N' Boots family rodeo over objections by the East Valley Arabian Horse Association, which says it has a contract to hold another event at...
On January 17th, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. a Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputy was in the area of Interstate 8 and Highway 84 just outside of Stanfield. The deputy observed a Chevy Suburban traveling northbound in the southbound lane of travel. Before the deputy could stop the vehicle it almost collided with another vehicle head-on.
Stanfield, Ariz. – A high speed pursuit has ended in the seizure of several high powered rifles and ammunition. On 2-28-2012 at approximately 11:00 a.m., a PCSO deputy on patrol witnessed a blue Chrysler sedan commit a traffic violation at the intersection of N Anderson and West Kortsen Roads.
On Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 1 a.m. deputies from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 11000 block of North Glyde Drive located outside the city limits of Maricopa in reference to a reported missing person.
Effective February 1, hours and days of service at some Pinal County Public Health Clinics will be changing.  This is to accommodate the staffing of two new public health clinics while only hiring limited additional staff. “We currently have staff members who move between multiple locations to streamline efficiency,” said Pinal County Public Health Director Tom Schryer.  “With the openings in February, our staff will be serving the public through eleven clinic locations.”
Chairwoman Chase is trying to explain her decision to raise property taxes in Pinal County.
Good afternoon.  During the past two days, I have gotten several media and public inquiries into an incident which occurred in the Pinal County Adult Detention Center involving Detention Officer Dan Lovelace.  "Trusted Law Enforcement Sources" have been telling people that Detention Officer Lovelace abused an ICE detainee.  I have gotten phone calls saying the abuse involved punching and kicking of a detainee.  Those allegations are completely false. Although this case is currently under review by our Professional Standards Unit, I am releasing the News Release below describing the incident in full detail. -- PCSO PIO Tim Gaffney Reviewing Incident with ICE Detainee On July 23rd, 2010 an ICE detainee was booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center. The detainee was booked by ICE as a “Level 3”, the highest custody classification placed by the Department of Homeland Security ICE, due to the detainee’s past history. On August 24th, 2010 the detainee had a disciplinary charge after returning a razor blade with paper in place of the blade. On December 11th the detainee was in recreational area with eight other individuals. The detainee had an opportunity to use the restroom 12 minutes prior to his request to use it again. The detainee was told he would have access to the restroom as soon as another detention officer completed his health and welfare check of other detainees.
  The Pinal County Board of Supervisors met this morning to discuss the process they will use to select a candidate to represent District 2 through the end of the year.  Supervisor Bryan Martyn resigned his seat, effective April 30, to accept the position of Arizona State Parks Director. Arizona Revised Statutes 11-211.A and 16-230.A require that the person selected be a qualified elector in District 2 and be registered to vote as a Republican – the same party as the individual voters originally elected to the Board.
Jun. 29, 2011 02:58 PM Associated Press TUCSON - A former high school teacher in Tucson who admitted kissing an underage male student has been placed on three years' probation. Pima County prosecutors said Wednesday that 26-year-old Christie Elliott also must register as a sex offender. She was indicted last June on three felony...
On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 detectives from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office were called to the County Attorney’s Office regarding a threats case. Deputies met with a Deputy County Attorney and a Casa Grande man (age 41) who was serving as the foreman for grand jury proceedings. The foreman reported when he was on break from the proceedings and went out to his truck, he saw a handwritten note which read, “You better not find my dad guilty! I followed you home last Wednesday I know where you live, asshole! Early Road sound familiar.” Grand jury proceedings were interrupted as detectives began to investigate this case.
Compiled by Daniel Dullum ONE YEAR AGO November 18,  2010 With some creative thinking, and an unexpected gift-in-kind, the Florence School Board unanimously approved the purchase of $100,000 worth of building materials at a bargain price during its regular meeting Nov. 10 at the district office. The building materials are a donation-in-kind from ...
Compiled by Daniel Dullum ONE YEAR AGO October 21, 2010 A reward is growing for the safe return of a 120-year-old church bell stolen last week from First Presbyterian Church’s memorial garden at E. Butte Avenue and Orlando Street. The local church governing body initially voted to offer $250 for the bell’s safe return, no questions asked....
Compiled by Daniel Dullum ONE YEAR AGO January 13, 2011 Pinal County Manager Fritz Behring told the Board of Supervisors there may not be a better opportunity than now to proceed with restoration of the 1891 Pinal County Courthouse. Behring proposes that the county drop its plans for a new office building in favor of completing restoration of...
ONE YEAR AGO November 25,  2010 Contract talks between Corrections Corporation of American and the union continued Monday in Chandler, but the business agent for the local said he wasn’t very optimistic for a breakthrough in negotiations that started in May. A company spokesman in Nashville disagreed, saying the company is working in good faith to...
Four east valley cities have signed a contract with Southwest Ambulance to create an exclusive regional emergency ambulance transportation system to serve Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek and the Apache Junction Fire District. The Regional Emergency Transportation Services (RETS) contract is the first such agreement of its kind in Arizona. "Our commitment to our regional partner agencies and the citizens in each of their communities is unwavering, as we continue to provide the highest-quality ambulance care in the east valley," Southwest Zone Vice President John Karolzak said.
  FLORENCE – The Pinal County Board of Supervisors recently voted to award Right Away Disposal (RAD) a multi-year contract to provide recycling services in Pinal County.  County trucks and labor will no longer service the recycling sites around the county but the terms of the contract with RAD will not cost county taxpayers a penny.

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