Crime Team

UPDATE: Woman injured in shooting on Tucson’s southwest side

UPDATE: Tucson police identify victim of aparent homicide in midtown

UPDATE: Sierra Vista police arrest drive-by shooting suspect

Pedestrian struck, killed on southwest side

Police: Westgate shooting suspect admitted involvement, wanted to gain respect

Tucson police arrest teen allegedly involved in fatal motorcycle crash

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UPDATE: Woman found dead after midtown shooting

TPD investigates fatal midtown shooting

Police search for suspects after midtown shootout

TPD: Driver detained following crash involving stolen vehicle, motorcycle

UPDATE: Standoff situation resolved on north side

KOLD honored with two regional Murrow Awards

  Police, sheriff’s department sees changes in crime statistics during COVID-19 shutdown

“It’s really become more difficult for people to have the freedom to reach out for help."

TPD responds to stabbing at east-side apartment complex

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Police arrest man for sexual exploitation of a minor

Brady Loberg was booked on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Authorities: Convicted sex offender admits to choking, sexually assaulting woman

Humphry Dixon Dogbe, a registered sex offender, admitted to choking and sexually assaulting a woman who was found dead in Phoenix.

Man dies after being run over in Circle K parking lot, suspect in custody

Sheriff’s department searches for man involved in robbery

Tucson man who shot at police officers sentenced to prison, probation

Tucson police charge possible suspect in midtown homicide

King Yates gets life in prison for killing wife in Tucson in 2016

Attorney General’s Office warns of online COVID-19 scams

  Granddaughter of woman injured in violent attack: ‘I wish it was me and not her’

The woman's grandmother was the victim of an unprovoked attack on April 21.

  Pipe-wielding suspect attacks elderly woman in Arizona, gets away with only a pizza

A man stole a pizza from an elderly woman after attacking her with a metal pipe on April 21.

First Arizona inmate dies from coronavirus

Joseph Assyd, who was serving a life sentence for murder and kidnapping, is the first Arizona prison inmate to die from COVID-19.

Woman arrested after roommate found dead in apartment home

40-year-old Mishelle Halstead was arrested in connected to the death of her roommate.

  Sheriff’s detectives identify potential suspect vehicle in jogger assault

Suspect may have been driving a light blue 2013 or 2016 Hyundai Accent hatchback.

Police seek suspect in shooting incident that injured one

Gang unit investigating; no suspects in custody.

Tucson man gets 18 years for stabbing K-9 officer following bank robbery

Frank Garcia was sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of robbery and animal cruelty.

UPDATE: TPD arrests suspect in connection to broken stained-glass windows at 123-year old St. Augustine Cathedral

Nearly all of the windows in St. Augustine Cathedral were made in 1897, the same year the Cathedral was built.

Marana Police looking to identify suspect in Nico’s Mexican Food armed burglary

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male who is 20 - 22 years of age.

BREAKING: Woman attacked while jogging in Pima County

A woman was attacked while jogging in Pima County early Monday, April 20, authorities said.

  Spike in COVID-19 fraud schemes in southern Arizona

The FBI’s Arizona field office said there’s been a spike in fraud schemes because of COVID19 and it is hitting southern Arizona.

Autopsy report: Cause, manner of Sarah Galloway’s death undetermined

Picture Rocks woman had been missing since March 2019 before her remains were discovered in February.

Tucson man arrested following highway chase on Interstate 10

Neither the suspect nor troopers were injured.

Southern Arizona man accused of sexual exploitation of a minor

After a month-long investigation into the transfer of illicit child videos, SVPD arrested 35-year-old Benjamin C. Price.

BBB: Stop sharing senior pictures on social media

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising against sharing senior photos on social media.

DPS investigates trooper-involved shooting near Midvale Park

No one was injured in the incident.

Tucson police search for two donut thieves involved in west-side robbery

The two suspects robbed the Circle K in March.

UPDATE: Suspects sought following high-speed chase in southern Arizona

The chase started near Eloy and ended in Marana when the suspects escaped on foot.

Border Patrol agent arrested in Arizona on child sex charges

The arrest was part of an investigation in child abuse with Homeland Security and Sierra Vista police.

SVPD asks community for help in vehicle burglary investigation

The Sierra Vista Police Department has received reports of 22 vehicle burglaries this week.

Barrio Hollywood fire at American Legion Post 59 prompts arson investigation

Investigators said the fire happened early Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Police: Shoplifter who says she has COVID-19 charged with knowingly exposing several people at Kroger

Stephanie Incarnato, 28, was arrested and charged Tuesday with exposing others to contagion, a misdemeanor, and three felony charges: two for possession of drugs and one for theft, court records show

UPDTE: Pima County Sheriff’s Department capture escaped inmate

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.

UPDATE: Police identify teen victim of east-side shooting, no arrests made

The shooting happened in a parking lot far on the east side.

Police arrest one in connection to fatal shooting outside midtown carwash

The suspect was arrested on first-degree murder charges.

UPDATE: Victim identified in Iron Horse Park homicide investigation

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

AG Brnovich issues COVID-19 economic impact funds consumer warning

Officials want to stop fraud before it occurs and encourage consumers to protect themselves by recognizing and avoiding scams upfront.

Tucson man gets 26 years for killing newborn daughter

Dustin Jay Jose, 23, admitting to killing his newborn daughter Dezlyianna Lopez-Jose in early 2019.

NM police arrest bank robbery suspect dubbed ‘Fabio’ by Tucson police

Police suspect Ryan Staples, 21, of robbing an east-side Bank of America on April 3.

Pima County Sheriff’s Department searches for bank robbery suspect

Authorities say a man fled the scene after robbing a Chase Bank on Sunrise Drive.

Gov. Ducey orders flags at half-staff for fallen Phoenix police commander

Commander Greg Carnicle and two other officers were shot during a domestic violence call on Sunday night.

UPDATE: Man facing charges after disturbance reports on north east side

35-year-old Victor Edward Carillo was arrested for Aggravated Assault on a police officer.

UPDATE: Police say man shot 10-year-old son in murder-suicide

The two were found dead in a Sahuarita home

Police identify suspect, victim of fatal shooting in midtown

Detectives said the suspect and victim had a falling out.

Tucson man arrested for killing his 17-year-old cousin

Gerardo Salinas was arrested for the killing of his 17-year-old cousin.

Texas man charged for threatening to shoot Speaker Pelosi, other government officials

If convicted, he faces up to five years in federal prison.

  PCSO: Video shows armed suspect in Spider-Man mask robbing San Tan Valley restaurant

Incident happened at Hungry Howie’s on March 12

TPD bomb squad responding to Wells Fargo on south east side

Everyone is asked to avoid the area until further notice.

Pima County Attorney’s Office plans to release non-violent, pretrial inmates to combat COVID-19 spread

Inmates under review have been arrested and charged, but are awaiting trial at the county jail.

Tucson police identify victim of midtown shooting

The victim was shot during a gunfight at a self carwash on Fort Lowell Road.

UPDATE: Delivery driver completely cleared in case of COVID-19 test kits

The test kits are essentially useless without a private lab equipped to read the results.

Convicted felon sentenced to 15.75 years for scheme to illegally acquire 32 firearms

Earlier this year, a Pima County jury convicted Johnson of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Illegally Conducting a Criminal Enterprise, and Conspiracy.

Sierra Vista Police: Woman facing child abuse charges related to 21-month-old

The suspect was arrested on March 23 and charged with eight counts of domestic violent child abuse.

UPDATE: Tucson police arrest suspect involved in fatal stabbing

The stabbing happened near 4100 E. Fairmount St. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Woman charged with Arson following fire in Cochise County

A woman was arrested and charged with Arson after a shed fire Hereford, Arizona, on Friday, February 28th.

SEEN THEM? TPD says two suspects responsible for three robberies

Police say two men committed three robberies on March 5.

TPD looking to identify robbery suspect

Police say the suspect assaulted a victim before fleeing.

UPDATE: Pursuit ends in three-vehicle collision, shuts down traffic near Cortaro Farms Road, Interstate 10

It's still unclear how the collision happened or who was involved.

Justices allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy to continue

The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to continue enforcing a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings, despite lower court rulings that the policy probably is illegal.

Tucson woman facing murder, abuse charges after second baby dies

Kianna Arvizu Medina, 20, is facing murder and child abuse charges after her twin babies died.

  BREAKING: No charges for Pima County deputy who arrested teenage quadruple amputee

The arrest of a teenage quadruple amputee made news around the world in late 2019.

Teen pleads guilty in fatal shooting of Tucson High grad

Rene Manuel Yanez pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree murder on Wednesday, March 4.

Shooting at Tucson gas station sends one to hospital

Police have the suspect in custody

  ARRESTED: Barricaded suspect in custody near 22nd & Country Club

The suspect is connected to a domestic violence call made earlier Saturday.

Short pursuit on Ina Road ends in roll-over crash

The pursuit closed parts of Ina Road late Friday night.

Arizona man facing charges after three babies suffer broken ribs

Dontae Lavvone Johnson told police he hurt his kids, claiming he was "overwhelmed and overly frustrated by having to care for several children at the same while his wife was gone."

DPS: Drunk Arizona woman abandoned scooter, bit guard during Bernie Sanders rally

A Mesa woman allegedly got drunk, abandoned her motorized scooter and bit a security guard during Bernie Sanders' rally in Phoenix.

  Victims no more: Finding hope, purpose through wedding dresses

One bridal shop helps survivors of human trafficking through their worst memories.