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Suspect arrested after “shots fired” calls in Claypool

On Wednesday, August 3, an armed man who reportedly barricaded himself inside a travel trailer in Claypool was arrested and booked into the Gila County Jail. At around 11:30 that morning, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of shots fired in the area of Old Oak Street and Copper Street. Deputies responded to the scene, along with Globe and Miami Police officers. According to a Sheriff’s Office press release, it was determined that the suspect fired at least one shot but no one was injured. It was believed the suspect, still armed, was barricaded inside a travel trailer. The suspect did not exit the trailer after deputies’ announcements for him to come out, and a SWAT team was called in to assist.
CLAYPOOL, AZ
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Incumbents win local elections; Cook, Marshall advance in state primary

Appointed to their seats last year in the wake of a resignation and a tragic death, two incumbent candidates for local office faced the voters in Tuesday’s primary elections – and, according to unofficial results from Gila County, both won the voters’ approval. In southern Gila County’s...
GILA COUNTY, AZ
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Aug. 2-8 Arrest Reports

Editor’s Note: The names published in the Arrest Reports are public record and include those people who have been cited, arrested and booked. This is not an indication of guilt, as all people are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Gila County Sheriff’s Office. Boone, Kaylee M., 18, Payson...
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Arizona Rangers of Globe: Cy Byrne

When he put on an Arizona Rangers badge in 1907, Cy Byrne was already an experienced peace officer, having served as a Gila County deputy. His pre-Ranger life included fighting a destructive fire and investigating a grisly murder. Cyril “Cy” Byrne was born in 1871 in Ohio, to an Irish...
GLOBE, AZ
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