Tempe Mar 03 Weekly Crime Report: 954 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Tempe Mar 03 Weekly Crime Report: 954 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Tempe reported a total of 954 crime cases. The most common type of crime was categorized as 'Other', accounting for 564 incidents. This was followed by 'Assault', with 101 reported cases, and 'Trespass', which had 90 incidents. 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Theft' were also significant, with 59 and 41 cases respectively. 'Domestic Related' incidents and 'Arrests' accounted for 28 and 23 cases respectively. The less frequent crimes included 'Argument' with 18 cases, 'Vandalism' with 11, and 'Disturbance' with 7. Incidents of 'Arson', 'Burglary', 'Hit & Run', and 'Shooting' were the least reported, with each having 5 or fewer cases. This data paints a concerning picture of the state of safety in the place, warranting immediate attention and action from local authorities.
Apparent kidnapping caught on camera; a bar shooting | Crime Files
In this week's Crime Files segment, we're looking back at this week's top crime stories. Those include the apparent abduction of a woman that was caught on camera, a shooting at a Scottsdale bar and more on the so-called "dinner-time burglaries" targeting high-end homes in Phoenix and Scottsdale.
🚧 Update: Vehicle Crash on 101-LOOP Northbound Near Salt River, Mesa, AZ
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arizona. Local transportation authorities have reported a crash on the 101-LOOP Northbound near the Salt River area at Milepost 52. The crash has resulted in a blockage on the right shoulder of the highway. Motorists are advised to approach the area with caution and to expect potential delays. Currently, there are no reports of lane closures, but the incident may impact traffic flow. Authorities are likely to be on the scene to manage the situation and work towards clearing the site. Drivers commuting through the area of Price Freeway in Mesa, AZ, should plan their routes accordingly and consider alternate paths if necessary. Updates will follow as more information becomes available.
Cries for help: Teen violence inspires calls to action
After Stephen Jacobo was shot to death at a party in Mesa, his father obsessed about every details of what happened that night in November 2022. He had to know. Mark Jacobo got those details ...
Parents assail Mesa Public Schools, cops over teen violence
Parents sound the alarm about teen violence during an unprecedented town hall led by the top leaders of Mesa Public Schools and the Mesa Police Department last week. “This is the first time we’ve done a meeting like this,” said Assistant Chief Ed Wessing as he introduced MPS Superintendent Dr. Andi Foulis and Mesa Police Department Chief Ken Cost at the meeting at Taylor Junior High to listen to community concerns and discuss what their organizations are doing to address teen violence.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.69 in Mesa as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Bicyclist seriously injured in Gilbert crash
GILBERT, Ariz. — A bicyclist was seriously injured when he was hit by a car, according to Gilbert police. Police said the crash happened near the intersection of Higley and Queen Creek roads around 1:25 p.m. on Saturday. The bicyclist, a 66-year-old man, was taken to a nearby hospital...
Mesa Community College students named to All-Arizona Academic Team
Four academically exceptional Mesa Community College students -- Mesa residents Charlotte Fornasiero, Matthew Skabelund, and Jakobe Stevens and Tempe resident Isabel Rei Zann Wee -- were ...
‘Tourist burglars’ exact a heavy toll in Valley
Police in Gilbert, Mesa and Chandler are working with their Phoenix and Scottsdale counterparts and federal authorities in a Valley-wide probe of over 100 burglaries in exclusive neighborhoods – including five in Ahwatukee – by a highly organized gang of South American thieves who have stolen an estimated $3 million in cash, jewelry and credit cards.
Teens brutally attacked me with brass knuckles at In-N-Out. Why are these weapons still legal?
Brass knuckles were used on me and others in a string of violence in Gilbert, Arizona. But lobbyists have killed my effort to ban this deadly weapon.
Chief asks for help in stopping burglars
With uplifting music playing, Highlands Church slowly filled up on the evening of Feb. 27. Church sermons often quote Matthew 14:27-29: “Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid.”. But this was not a church service. The hundreds were here for a common reason: fear. Scottsdale Police Chief Jeff...
Major aerospace developments near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport move forward
The skyline around Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has some changes in store. New milestones for grand openings and groundbreakings in the coming months will further contribute to that. Officials with Mesa Gateway Airport expect Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and Virgin Galactic to open new facilities on airport land by the summer. Both...
Apache Junction Residents Face Disturbances as Illegal Campers Displace to Tonto Forest After Public Land Closure
Apache Junction residents are grappling with the fallout of illegal campers following the closure of nearby public land. According to ABC15, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has shut down more than 1,000 acres to construct the new Goldfield Recreation Area, compelling campers to relocate. Locals are now troubled by campers moving into the Tonto National Forest, with reports of increased trash and gunfire disrupting the once tranquil environment.
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport opens new 5-gate terminal addition
General contractor McCarthy Building Companies recently completed construction of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s (Gateway Airport) new 30,000-square-foot, five-gate terminal modernization project. The approximately $28 million project replaces a 14-year-old temporary passenger terminal annex, originally purchased in 2008 to accommodate airport’s increased flight traffic. The newly completed Gateway Airport...
Rachel Hansen: Family of Gilbert murder victim still seeking answers and closure
GILBERT, Ariz. - It has been nearly 21 months since a 19-year-old Gilbert woman was found shot to death in her apartment, and her family is pleading for people to come forward with information. According to our report from 2022, a 911 call came in from Rachel Hansen, saying she...
Free Caregiver Classes for Family, Friends, and Neighbors in Mesa
Attention all family, friend, and neighbor caregivers in the Mesa area: a unique opportunity for learning and connection is right around the corner. The Kith & Kin Project is offering free caregiver classes at the Main Library - Mesa Public Library, located at 64 E 1st St, Mesa, AZ. Mark your calendars for Monday, March 4th from 10am to 12pm to be a part of this enriching experience.
🔥 Update: Building Fire at Civic Center Plaza in Scottsdale
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arizona. Local residents and commuters in Scottsdale are advised of a building fire incident that has taken place at 3300 N Civic Center Plaza. Emergency services are currently on the scene responding to the event. Traffic disruption and possible road closures in the vicinity of the incident may occur. Citizens are encouraged to avoid the area and seek alternative routes if necessary. Please stay tuned to local news outlets and this channel for further updates on the situation.
See smoke? Fire breaks out in mobile home park in Tempe
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A fire broke out at a mobile home park in Tempe on Friday afternoon, sending black smoke into the air. It started just before 4 p.m. at the Tempe Cascade Mobile Home Estates on University Drive, just east of Loop 101. An Arizona Department...
Helmet mandate for minors may return
Gilbert is looking to “reintroduce” an ordinance requiring minors to wear a helmet while biking, following pleas to do so from parents of a 7-year-old girl who was hit by a red-light runner. The town in May 2001 adopted a bicycle helmet law but two months later the...
'Gilbert Goons' response shows leaders' incompetence. It's time for a change
Governing at the municipal level is not easy. But there are some priorities should guide local politicians. First among those is to protect and improve the quality of life of the citizenry, especially safety. Also important is absolute transparency in the governing process. Any politician entrusted with leadership and fails...