Crime Team

PCSD investigates shooting on south side

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Update: Shooting at Pebble Creek Apartments, Golf Links and Kolb

Arizona man charged with attempted murder of federal task force officer

UPDATE: Tucson police search for suspect connected to two bank robberies

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Pima County jail break raises lots of questions

CBP arrests convicted sex offender illegally entering U.S. in Calexico

On anniversary of 2001 hate crime, Sikhs still fight for understanding

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Phoenix home raided in human smuggling investigation

Phoenix police arrest husband in missing woman case

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after security officer shot outside federal courthouse in Phoenix

UPDATE: Tucson teen released from hospital, charged with multiple felonies following shooting with police

FBI warns of sextortion incidents in Arizona

SEC charges 2 Arizona-based financial service companies, CEO with fraud

Pima County to vote on proposed training for constable on unpaid suspension

In the letter detailing an investigation into wrongdoings by Constable Oscar Vasquez, the CESTB recommended the county board place him on administrative leave for at least 30 days or until his term expires.

Arizona Border Patrol arrests child sex offender near border

Melendez remains in custody, pending federal prosecution for reentry of a previously deported felon.

Update: Authorities arrest suspect in midtown homicide

Homicide detectives are still investigating details about the event and are asking the public for any valuable information.

Man exposes himself to Chandler woman while asking for directions

Police searched the area but couldn't find the man.

UPDATE: Four Tucson men indicted on multiple charges for fatal 2019 shooting

Detectives looking for suspect in purse, headphones theft

UPDATE: TPD arrests aggravated assault, shoplifting suspect linked to incident outside a Circle K

DEA seizes nearly 29,000 pounds of meth in Operation Crystal Shield

CBP officers find illegal drugs hidden in floor tiles

Queen Creek neo-Nazi pleads guilty for threats against journalists

Two Cochise County locals indicted for fraud by Arizona Attorney General’s Office

The two are accused of stealing more than $53,000 from the alleged victim.

Numerous arrests made during child sexual exploitation operation, Pinal County

5 arrests were made during Operation Home Alone 2 in Pinal County. The operation is ongoing and more arrests are pending.

TPD searching for serial bank robbery suspect

The Tucson Police Department’s robbery unit is requesting the community’s help in identifying a suspect believed to be responsible for a series of bank robberies in the Tucson area.

Man arrested for alleged sexual conduct with minors

The suspect is being held in Cochise County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

Arizona ice skater accused of abusive sexual relationship with teen-aged girl

The abuse spanned from September to December 2019, police say.

Border Patrol canine team arrests meth smuggler in Yuma

Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest an adult male near Yuma on drug smuggling charges.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrests California homicide suspects

Three men were wanted for a double homicide out of Montclair, California.

US couple found dead in well in Baja California

The two tourists were reported missing Sept. 2.

Man arrested after detectives find $15,000 worth of Oxycodone

A man was arrested after a nine month investigation.

Tucson police investigate homicide at midtown apartments

Police responded to a reported shooting at the Georgetown Apartments on Winstel Boulevard just before 7 a.m.

Suspect identified as Marana police investigate officer-involved shooting

Suspect taken to hospital; no officers injured.

Police arrest suspect in deadly shooting near midtown cabaret

The suspect is now in the Pima County Jail facing first-degree murder charges.

4 rescued, 1 arrested after car crashed into Scottsdale canal

The crash happened near 64th Street and Indian School Road.

  Silent Witness needs your help identifying burglary suspects, Phoenix

Two suspects in Phoenix caught on camera casually burglarizing multiple Circle K convenience stores.

UPDATE: Three teens charged for alleged involvement in shooting near Casa Grande

A 16-year-old boy was killed early Tuesday morning. The shooter is still at large.

Son of former NFL coach indicted in Arizona prostitution ring

Mikal Lee Smith is accused of forcing a woman into sex work with threats of retaliation.

Ducey appoints 4 as Maricopa County Superior Court judges

Julie Mata, Max-Henri Covil, Monica Edelstein and Rusty Crandell fill vacancies from appointment, retirements

UPDATE: Suspect in Aug. 22 officer-involved shooting released from hospital, booked into jail

Fernando Valenzuela, 34, booked into Pima County Jail after being released from hospital.

Tempe police investigate officer who held Black man at gunpoint during search for white suspect

Mayor calls incident 'extremely regrettable'

TEP, FBI requesting public support to stop power line vandals

TEP, FBI requesting public assistance to stop power line vandals.

UPDATE: Authorities identify suspect of attempted kidnapping in Flagstaff

The incident happened while a woman was purchasing groceries in a self check-out.

FBI, Mohave County searching for suspect in connection to 2005 homicide

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of Mendoza.

TPD identifies suspect involved in officer-involved shooting in Tucson south side

Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near South Valley Road and West Calle Rancho Rio.

Driver arrested following police pursuit along I-10

Deputies collected 5.78 grams of cocaine that had been thrown from the suspect’s vehicle.

CBP officers seize $1 million in drugs from Nogales port of entry

At least eight people were arrested for attempted drug smuggling.

Ducey appoints McGill to fill Yavapai County court vacancy

Michael McGill is a supervising deputy county attorney with the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office.

  Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti

Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.

TPD looking for armed suspect following south-side homicide

Detectives believe the shooting is not a random act.

  Shocking new details released in death of Tohono O’odham police officer Bryan Brown

The suspect told authorities he was high on meth and had not slept in days.

  New text messaging scam includes recipient’s name and potentially dangerous link

A new text messaging scam has emerged where hackers use the recipient’s real name and direct the recipient to a potentially dangerous link.

100 Club of Arizona raising money for fallen Tohono O’odham officer

The suspect was transported to the hospital to be treated for his injuries, according to the FBI.

Police: Man killed in shoot-out during road dispute in Phoenix

It is not clear what led to the confrontation.

Phoenix woman arrested after 3-year-old daughter found unresponsive inside car

Cause of death yet to be determined by medical examiner.

North Carolina man arrested for carjacking, kidnapping in Arizona

He is being held in Cochise County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

Assault reported at University of Arizona Student Union

The suspects are described by UAPD as white males in their early 20s.

Yuma CBP arrests three on possession of drugs, weapon and currency

Wellton Station agents operating at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint arrested three U.S. citizens on Tuesday, after finding methamphetamines, cash currency, fentanyl and a firearm in their vehicle.

  Tucson police see influx in human trafficking cases during COVID-19

Crawford said the rise in human trafficking cases may be linked to predators using the internet to contact children and kids spending more time online virtual learning.

Sahuarita man arrested for burglary

Verdugo was arrested and booked into Pima County Jail on two counts of Burglary, two counts of Criminal Trespass and drug charges.

Tucson police see influx of human trafficking cases during pandemic

One detective said she sees at least two cases per week.

Authorities searching for 2 Tucson siblings kidnapped in 2018

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released age-enhanced photos of two siblings who were kidnapped by their own parents in 2018, and allegedly fled to Mexico.

Autopsy shows man died of natural causes in Cochise County Jail

Eric Preman, 58, died on July 6 after he was booked into the Cochise County Jail.

Police find evidence of theft after domestic violence arrest

Anyone with information relevant to this case is asked to contact SVPD Detective Thomas P. Ransford at (520) 452-7500.

Fraud suspect wanted in 3 states arrested northwest of Phoenix

Benito Yanez, 71, was booked into the Camp Verde jail on multiple charges with his bond set at $75,000.

Man gets life in prison for brutal death of Tucson AutoZone worker in 2018

Eric Kendrick Reino and Isaiah Jordan Franko killed Timothy Abriola on April 26, 2018.

  Prosecuted and Paid: Government doles out billions in coronavirus relief money to companies that paid out millions in fraud-related cases

More than 200 companies that paid the federal government for fraud related accusations in the last decade received billions of dollars in unsolicited relief money as part of the coronavirus bailout package.

California high court tosses Scott Peterson’s death sentence

He was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his wife and the second-degree murder of their unborn son.

Remains found along Arizona Trail near Redington Road

The man's death is under investigation.

Three people sentenced in killing of 6-month-old Pima County child

The child's mother received a 16-year prison sentence for her child's death. Two others received prison and probation.

Man wanted for rape arrested at Arizona border

The man was extradited to Georgia on an open arrest warrant.

Phoenix police arrest 4 during Sunday night protest downtown

Police did not declare an unlawful assembly at the protest and said there was no property damage during the event.

Scottsdale man accused of killing his wife who he believed was poisoning him

A 22-year-old Scottsdale man faces a murder charge after allegedly admitting that he shot and killed his wife during a fight at their home.

Authorities searching for gas station shooting suspects, Phoenix

Contact silent witness with any information.

FBI investigating Border Patrol agent-involved shooting near Casa Grande

Suspect may be injured; no agents were hurt.

Authorities in Cochise County, Tucson investigate kidnapping

Woman abducted at Tucson gas station, taken to residence in Mescal before escaping.

  No human trafficking reports made to county sheriff’s department this year

Nearly 25 million people around the world have their freedom denied through human trafficking, according to the most recent Trafficking in Persons Report.

Phoenix woman injured in officer-involved shooting in Ahwatukee

Shot in arm after raising shotgun at officers.

Tucson police looking for suspect in shooting that left one man seriously injured

Stone Avenue closed between First Street, University Boulevard.

Authorities identify victim in deadly south-side shooting

Christopher Moreno, 32, was found shot near the intersection of 22nd Street and Osborne Avenue.