Crime Team

PCSD: Driver wanted for hitting, killing pedestrian south of Tucson

The driver left the scene with multiple people in the car.

Think your meth is infected with the coronavirus? These police are here to help!

  Pinal County sheriff: Driving in the left lane could cost you

UPDATE: Tucson infant safe, father facing host of charges following statwide manhunt

Charge against border activist Scott Warren dropped

Border agents find smuggling tunnel in Nogales

UPDATE: Authorities identify man killed in south-side shooting

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Arizona man arrested for alleged role in plot to target journalists, activists

Inmate connected to Nogales standoff, homicide dies by suicide

Police: Suspect stole $80,000 from elderly Tucson woman after her husband died

Suspect arraigned in connection with shooting of young Tucson girl

Authorities arrest Tucson man in connection with double homicide

Duck put down after it was found shot at Fort Lowell Park

Tucson police search for suspect in bank robbery

Police said the man robbed a Chase Bank inside a Fry's on Saturday.

Pima County superior court warns of scam phone calls targeting locals

Two phone scams claim the caller is an official with the county court.

Tucson police respond to stabbing in midtown

A man was stabbed near a popular shopping center.

Police detail series of bizarre events leading up to Lori Vallow’s arrest

Lori Vallow's children remain missing.

  WATCH: Police release video of brutal hit-and-run at Phoenix gas station

Police: Sierra Vista man kidnapped, molested girl

  Pima Animal Care Center partners with local groups to address animal hoarding

  Police search for man involved in multiple burglaries

  Mother of Sarah Galloway speaks out after daughter’s remains found near home

Authorities: Arizona man celebrates sobriety by getting drunk, stealing motorcycle

Police: Arizona man kills neighbor’s dog by feeding it meth

The Phoenix Police Department said Jeremiah Allen Olp, 42, killed his neighbor’s dog by feeding it meth.

UPDATE: Tucson man accused of stabbing friend reaches plea deal

Rafael Kelvin Buckner pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2019 stabbing death of Marlon Hartley.

UPDATE: Authorities confirm remains of Sarah Galloway found in Picture Rocks

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

US judge sides with migrants in case against Border Patrol

US judge sides with migrants in lawsuit against conditions at some Border Patrol facilities in Arizona.

  Residents stand behind local Boy Scout troops after national chapter files for bankruptcy amid sex abuse lawsuits

The national chapter of the Boy Scouts of American filed for bankruptcy earlier this month.

  Tumamoc Hill thief breaks into hiker’s car, steals relative’s ashes

A woman came down from her hike to find her car broken into and her daughter's ashes missing, alongside other possessions.

Caregiver at Mesa facility accused of raping 85-year-old woman with dementia

Manuel Corral, 58, has been accused of sexually abusing an 85-year-woman with dementia at an adult care facility in Mesa.

Yuma, Tucson Border Patrol agents arrest two for drug smuggling

Two men were arrested near the border for drug smuggling Sunday.

  Final suspect in death of Tucson infant Baby Wyllow reaches plea deal

Kaylie Ryan Gossett pleaded guilty to manslaughter and child abuse in connection with the 2017 death of Baby Wyllow.

PCSD looking to identify vehicle break-in suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

Autopsy for fallen White Mountain Apache police officer David Kellywood to be done in Tucson

The body of fallen White Mountain Apache police officer David Kellywood was transported to the Tucson area Tuesday, Feb. 18.

  UPDATE: Suspect arrested in east side shooting involving 5-year-old

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that sent a young girl to the hospital.

White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood killed in shooting

A White Mountain Apache Police Department officer was killed early Monday morning.

  Nonprofit group remembers a victim of domestic violence

A short walk memorialized a young woman who died at the hands of her ex-boyfriend two years ago.

Pima County Sheriff’s Department investigating inmate death

50-year-old Todd Ash was found unresponsive in his cell Monday morning.

Border Patrol arrests six in alleged human smuggling attempt

Agents found four Guatemalans and a Mexican national, all in the country illegally, hiding in a Nissan Altima.

Former Border Patrol agent gets six years for helping drug traffickers

Former Border Patrol agent Jose Antonio Yanez was sentenced to six years for helping drug traffickers avoid other agents.

Two people from Sells sentenced for human smuggling operation

Two young adults were sentenced to more than five years for harboring people in the U.S. illegally.

Authorities: Long-haul trucker tried to lure Oro Valley teen to Michigan for sex

A long-haul trucker tried to lure an Oro Valley teen to Michigan to have sex with him, according to authorities.

Man sentenced to 11 years for raping girlfriend’s young niece and infecting her with STD

The man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl was sentenced Thursday morning on four counts of first-degree felonious rape.

  FREEWAY CHASE: Driver in custody after pursuit from Mesa to west of Phoenix

A high-speed chase along Phoenix freeways came to an end with the arrest of a wanted fugitive along Interstate 10 west of Phoenix.

K-9 Officer injured in Maricopa County after sustaining injuries from pellet gun

The suspect was unsuccessful in escaping the K-9.

  King Yates found guilty in 2016 shooting death of wife Cassandra

King Yates allegedly killed his wife in November 2016 and his cellmate in April 2017.

  Video for retiring Oro Valley PD K-9 Bruno goes viral

Belgian Malinois spent 7 years ‘chasing bad guys,' keeping handler safe

Friends, family of shooting victim left wondering why in Tucson

Holmes was shot and killed one day after his 23rd birthday.

  UPDATE: Tucson police identify victim of midtown homicide

Anyone with information should call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Border Patrol: Convicted sex offender caught sneaking back into U.S.

Alexander Morales-Domingo was convicted of sex crimes involving a juvenile in Florida last year.

  Suspect at large following chase, crash in midtown

Deputies are canvassing the area near Prince Road and Stone Avenue.

New website helps victims of domestic violence obtain protection order in Arizona

Starting after Wednesday, victims of domestic violence can use a new website to seek an order of protection in Arizona.

  Sun Tran ends contract with Tucson police, implements new security measures

Tucson police officers will no longer patrol Sun Tran transit centers.

Tucson police investigate midtown armed robbery

A woman robbed a convenience store at knife point early Wednesday evening.

Man arrested after stabbing Superior Police Department sergeant

The sergeant was taken to a local hospital to recover from his wounds.

Final defendant extradited to face charges in Border Patrol agent murder case

There are a total of seven defendants charged in this case.

Court overturns No More Death volunteers’ convictions

Four volunteers with a humanitarian aid group had their convictions overturned by a federal court Tuesday.

Tucson man accused of threatening to kill Rep. Adam Schiff

Jan Peter Meister, 52, was arrested on Oct. 25, 2019 for threatening to rape and kill Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff late last year.

AZ mother who admitted to smothering her children pleas not guilty

Henry’s children were a 3-year-old boy, 2-year-old girl and 7-month-old girl.

Grand jury indicts Rio Rico man accused of tax evasion, fraud

Attorney General says Randolph Ezrre’s company operated as unlicensed automobile dealer, known as curbstoning

  New scam from UK could be headed to US

Fake police officer attempts to trick victim into giving up information, money

Sen. McSally invites wife of pilot killed in Kenya to State of the Union address

Hope Harrison, whose husband was killed in a terror attack in Kenya in early January, will be Sen. Martha McSally's guest for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.

Woman who kicked sheriff’s sergeant sentenced to jail

Sgt. Mark Bustamante lost his left eye in assault during 2016 arrest

OVERNIGHT: Man shot near Irvington and Country Club

Emergency crews from Rural Metro Fire rushed one man, who had been shot, to the hospital with minor injuries.

  ONLY ON KOLD: Investigation into arrest of teenage quadruple amputee heads to county attorney

The arrest of a teenage quadruple amputee in Pima County made news around the world last year.

Smuggler sentenced to 17 years in prison for 2017 pursuit

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 17 years in prison for human smuggling and shooting at Border Patrol agents in 2017.

  Sun Tran, City teaming up to reduce human trafficking

Sun Tran gives About 20 million rides every year in Tucson.

Pedestrian dies after getting hit on Tucson’s south side

A pedestrian died after getting hit by a large truck on Tucson’s south side late Thursday, Jan. 29.

  Four members of ‘Get Money Gang’ plead guilty in drive-by shootings

Four members of the “Get Money Gang” have pleaded guilty in connection with a string of drive-by shootings in Tucson.

Traffic stop leads to counterfeit oxycodone seizure, two arrests

The approximate street value of the pills seized was $435,000

Disgraced doctor sentenced to more than a decade in state prison

Robertson pleaded guilty to attempted murder and drug charges earlier this month.

UPDATE: DPS, DEA arrest 11 during drug investigation in Tucson neighborhoods

Agents confiscated drugs, weapons, vehicles and cash during the arrests.

Tucson dad pleads guilty in death of newborn

He is scheduled to be sentenced at 11 a.m. Monday, March 30.

Dorothy Flood sentenced for killing autistic grandsons in Tucson

Flood was originally facing murder charges, but reached a plea deal in Dec 2019.

TPD investigating man who died in burning vehicle as a homicide

The man has been identified and next of kin has been notified.

Police on nationwide manhunt for accused child rapist

Police are looking for 36-year-old Roberto Alvarez.

  Career Border Patrol official from Nogales picked to be agency’s chief

Rodney S. Scott will take over for Carla Provost

Authorities: Marana student brought gun to school

The student allegedly brought a BB gun to Marana High on Friday, Jan. 24.

  Two men arrested trying to smuggle drugs through Nogales drainage system

Discovered retrieving strings of packages floated through slotted barrier

Arizona woman knocked out during brutal, completely random attack

A Glendale woman is recovering after getting punched in the face on Jan 14.

DON’T FALL FOR IT! Authorities across country warn of text scams

Law enforcement agencies across the country are warning people about a new twist on an old text scam.