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Chief Deputy Chris Nanos advises on July 2, 2014, Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives were in the desert area on Phillips Road west of Sierrita Mountain Road conducting follow-up on a missing person. During their investigation, they located a deceased male in an abandoned well approximately twenty five feet down.
Chief Deputy Chris Nanos advised that the female found in the desert area near Trico Road and Avra Valley Road on June 6, 2014, has been identified as 13-year-old Maribel Victoria Gonzales from Tucson. Maribel’s family last saw her at approximately 8:00 p.m. on June 3, 2014 and she was reported as a runaway to another local law enforcement agency on June 4, 2014.
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Chief Deputy Chris Nanos advises on June 6, 2014, at approximately 12:40 p.m., Tucson Mountain District deputies responded to a suspicious activity call on Trico Road approximately a half mile south of Avra Valley Road. When deputies arrived, they were directed to a dead body, in stages of decomposition, on the east side of the road.
Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, who has already been indicted on murder charges for killing his friend, is now being linked to a double homicide in Boston.
For more than half a century, Latin America has ruled the world as the most violent place on earth.
Using the seemingly popular “Stand Your Ground” defense, David Mota was found not guilty in the shooting death of 22-year-old Joshua Switalski in the road-rage incident in Oro Valley last year.
Joseph Terrigino, 52 of Kentucky, was arraigned in Pinal County Superior Court on Friday, April 11, for the Oct. 1988 murder of Diane McQuiston, 40, at the time of her death.
(CNN) -- A day after a Pennsylvania student rampaged through his high school's hallways, stabbing wildly with two kitchen knives, hints of a motive remain elusive.
The San Manuel resident who was recently acquitted on charges of first-degree murder, drive-by shooting, and aggravated assault said in a post-trial interview that despite the jury verdict, he prays for forgiveness for shooting and killing 22-year-old Joshua Switalski in a traffic altercation last year in Oro Valley.
On March 29, at about 1:20 a.m., San Xavier District Deputies responded to a wireless 9-1-1 hang-up in the 14400 block of West Kestrel Road. While en route, deputies learned armed intruders were at the residence and someone was injured.
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On Sat., March 1st, 2014 at 3:09 a.m. the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a nurse at the “Oro Valley Hospital” regarding a 31-year-old female who was the victim of a domestic violence assault. The hospital reported they were treating the victim for injuries she sustained during a fight with her boyfriend.
The case involving the death of Justin Patrick has been presented to the Pima County Attorney's Office. The Pima County Attorney's Office has dismissed the 2nd Degree Murder charge for Jared Patrick pending further results from the autopsy conducted by the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner.
On Nov. 2, 2013, the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) responded to the 9000 block of north Oracle Road in reference to an unresponsive child. The investigation revealed that a one-year-old child, Michael Martinez, was placed in the bathtub along with his four-year-old sibling by their father, Jesse Martinez, a 30-year-old male.
On Saturday, Jan. 11, at 8:22 p.m. the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a female who said she shot somebody because she was being stabbed.
Due to continuous efforts by Detectives and the Tucson Police Department’s Crime Lab, the suspect in the Homicide that occurred on Jan. 1, in the 2200 block of East Sunland Vista has been identified. A Felony Warrant now exists for 28-year old Michael D. Leday, for 2 counts of 1st Degree Murder. Additional charges are pending reference the third victim who is still hospitalized. Anyone with information is urged to contact 911 or 88-CRIME.
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On September 16, at 5:35 p.m., officers from Operations Division Midtown responded to a report of a fight at a residence in the 200 block of South Norris Avenue.