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Combs Middle School PTO Golf Tournament

  The middle school PTO would like to invite you to participate in the First Annual Cougar Golf Tournament.  The tournament is scheduled to take place at The Links Golf Club at Queen Creek on April 6th. The event will be a four-person best-shot scramble format. The cost to participate is $50 per person which includes golf, a cart, and lunch.

The Town Council will consider a proposed 1.5% increase in primary property tax that the Town of Florence collects at the Town Council meeting on Monday, July 7th. The meeting starts at 6:00pm and is located at the Council Chambers at Town Hall, located at 775 North Main Street.

On Monday, October 7th, the Florence Town Council met at the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting to discuss, among other items, changes to Chapter 152 of the Town Code related to Medical Marijuana, the acceptance of a donation of the Cuen building, a contract with Pinal County Division of Animal Care and Control and a contract with the State Fire Marshal.

LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER Todd Michael Brown Convicted in 2006 for Rape of a Child 3rd degree after engaging in sexual acts with a 14 year old female acquaintance in the the state of Washington. Convicted in 2008 and 2012 for failure to register as a sex offender. Residence: 5621 E Lush Vista View Florence, AZ 85132

LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER Henry Louis Moore Jr Convicted in 1995 for Sexual Battery in California.  convicted in 2009 for failure to register as a sex offender in Arizona Residence: 23604 N Sunrise Circle Florence, AZ 85132

A federal agency filed a lawsuit last week alleging a private company that operates prisons in Florence sexually harassed and retaliated against female employees. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit against GEO Group Inc. alleged the company and some male managers supervising correctional officers fostered a "sexual and sex-based hostile work environment" at two Florence prisons that allowed harassment and retaliation against female employees.

The Florence Police Department is asking for the community’s help with information regarding a hit-and-run fatality involving a pedestrian.

On Tues., Jan. 6, 2014, the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force concluded a four month investigation with the arrest of Aaron-Caleb DeCook, 26 of Florence. In September 2014, a Texas Detective working within Internet Crimes Against Children discovered images of child sexual abuse were being traded over the Internet from an address in Arizona.

On Tues., Jan. 6, 2014, the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force concluded a four month investigation with the arrest of Aaron-Caleb DeCook, 26 of Florence. In September 2014, a Texas Detective working within Internet Crimes Against Children discovered images of child sexual abuse were being traded over the Internet from an address in Arizona.

On Tues., Jan. 6, 2014, the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force concluded a four month investigation with the arrest of Aaron-Caleb DeCook, 26 of Florence. In September 2014, a Texas Detective working within Internet Crimes Against Children discovered images of child sexual abuse were being traded over the Internet from an address in Arizona.

UPDATE: Angel has been found and was reunited with his family, Dec 31st. Today, at approximately 1:50 pm, the parents of Angel Vega, 13 of Casa Grande, contacted the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office to report that Angel has been despondent the last several days and went missing about two hours prior near the 10400 block of S. Chuichu Rd. near Casa Grande. 

Pinal County employees interested in becoming foster parents attended a “Lunch and Learn” seminar sponsored by the Pinal County Employee Wellness Coalition. The presentation was given by Chrissy Edwards, a program coordinator for Arizona’s Children Association. “There are currently 77 Pinal County kids in group homes right now,” Edwards said.  “We want to get them out and into a real home.”

Malicious prosecution suit arises from 2009 ‘road rage’ incident in Apache Junction A Notice of Claim was filed on April 23, 2012 on behalf of Robert Eck, Jr., Robert Eck III and Cynthia Eck for more than two million dollars in damages from Sheriff Paul Babeu and Pinal County for “maliciously ordering the filling of unfounded criminal charges against Robert Eck, Jr.”

Albert Robbs, a former employee in the Pinal County Recorder’s Office, has been sentenced to three years in prison for assisting a criminal syndicate and two years for unlawful possession of an access device. Pinal County Superior Court Judge Boyd Johnson also ordered on Sept. 27 that the sentences should run consecutively with no credit for jail time served.

The Pinal County Public Health Services District is now accepting appointments for adult flu shots.  Please call toll free 1-888-431-1311, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm to schedule your flu shot. Children can receive a flu shot for FREE without an appointment at their local Pinal County Public Health clinic. 

Rodeo time in Florence is fast approaching. However, the Parada isn’t Florence’s only claim to rodeo fame. Pinal County has been cattle-raising and ranching country since settlers came to the area. Rodeo is an outgrowth of cattle ranching, and in 1937, Florence arrived on the national rodeo scene....

On Monday night, in a 2-4 vote, Florence Town Council failed to approve a conditional use permit for a marijuana dispensary proposed to be located between Pinal County Superior Court, a family oriented restaurant and Behavioral Systems Southwest’s Florence Residential Re-Entry Center (RRC). Shedding light on the applicant’s proposed location violating town ordinances and the dangers of a marijuana dispensary being located at the proposed site, speakers opposing the location included Sheri George, Chairman of San Tan Valley Substance Abuse Coalition, Dr. Amy Fuller Superintendent of Florence Unified School District, and representatives from the Pinal County Attorney’s Office and Arizona Department of Corrections.

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