CRIME & SAFETY
Police arrest man in Scottsdale Quarter stabbing
A 38-year-old man has been booked into the Scottsdale City Jail on charges connected to a stabbing Monday morning near the Scottsdale Quarter. Marco Antonio Aguilera faces felony and misdemeanor ...
68-Year-Old Chon Tran Died In A Motor Vehicle Crash In Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
May 30, 2023 / Source: Fox 10 Phoenix The Chandler Police Department rerouted a motor vehicle crash in the morning. The accident happened close to Dobson and Ray roads at around 1:30 a.m.The collision involved three vehicles. When 29-year-old Jorrell Yazzie, the driver of a 2014 Dodge Avenger, rear-ended a Chevrolet Camaro, sending it into […] The post 68-Year-Old Chon Tran Died In A Motor Vehicle Crash In Chandler (Chandler, AZ) appeared first on Nationwide Report.
Deadly Shooting Rampage Shakes Arizona Communities: Suspect Aylen Byers Apprehended
An Arizona man, identified as Aylen Byers, has been taken into custody in connection with a series of indiscriminate shootings that occurred from Friday to Saturday. Byers, 20, is facing charges for shooting five individuals, resulting in four fatalities and one injury, according to a statement by the police.
Man killed in three-vehicle crash near Dobson and Ray roads in Chandler
Police say 29-year-old Jorrell Yazzie was driving north on Dobson Road when he rear-ended a Chevy Camaro. The initial crash then caused the Camaro to collide with a third vehicle, a Toyota Camry.
Man arrested after shooting spree leaves 4 killed, 1 injured in Arizona
Authorities confirmed on Monday that a man has been arrested and charged with killing four people and injuring another during a shooting spree over the holiday weekend. Police announced in a statement that Iren Byers, a 20-year-old Arizona man, was located on Sunday afternoon and took him into custody in Mesa, Ariz. Court documents show Byers is charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. Mesa Police Detective Brandi George said that Byers admitted to the shootings during questioning, and is cooperating while in police custody. He told them that in each of the five slayings he did not call for medical help because he believed his victims “did not deserve it;” adding that most of the victims were homeless and that Byers was “angry toward people who used drugs.”
'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Angeli-Chansley speaks at Scottsdale church, shortly after release
Jake Angeli-Chansley, known for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, was released last week from a halfway house, well short of his 41-month prison sentence. The so-called “QAnon Shaman” is remembered for storming the Capitol bare chested, wearing red, white, and blue face paint and horns on his head.
Phoenix officer given Narcan after ingesting ‘white substance’ during traffic stop
PHOENIX – An officer was given Narcan before being taken to a hospital after ingesting an unknown substance while performing a traffic stop near downtown Phoenix. According to police, officers on Feb. 1 pulled over a car near 19th Avenue and Van Buren Street. One of the officers walked up to the vehicle and when someone inside the car rolled down a window, “a white substance escaped and was ingested by the officer,” unintentionally.
Driver in deadly crash had BAC nearly 3x the legal limit, Chandler police say
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A suspected DUI driver has been arrested in connection to a late-night crash in Chandler that left one person dead and several others hurt. Jorrell Yazzie, 29, is facing manslaughter and aggravated assault charges, Chandler police said late Monday morning. Officers were called to an...
Angels on Patrol aids police in helping crime victims – Cronkite News
Photo: A Glendale police officer hugs an Angels on Patrol client after he and other officers collected money for her after her purse was stolen. (Photo courtesy of Angels on Patrol) Not every 911 call ends in an arrest, and many times police officers find themselves wanting to help crime...
Shooting victim's sister says he was cleaning up his life
"He was good, and he was trying," said Elena, the sister of 41-year-old Stephen Young. "He finally listened. He finally did what he needed to do and this happens." Young was gunned down by a man police believe is responsible for several other deaths in Mesa and Phoenix.
Body discovered on Glendale road
A passerby reported seeing the body at around 5:30 a.m. on May 28. The victim's identity was not released. Police say that the man appeared to have been struck by a vehicle that did not stay at the scene.
Impaired teen caused deadly hit-and-run crash in Maryvale, police say
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- An 18-year-old man was impaired when he ran a red light and caused a deadly crash before driving off in Maryvale on Sunday morning, according to police. Investigators said Saul Figueroa was heading north on 71st Avenue when he didn’t stop for a red light at Thomas Road and plowed into another vehicle around 4 a.m. The passenger in the other vehicle, 23-year-old Rubi Lopez, was found lying on the road. She died at the scene. Her driver wasn’t seriously hurt.
Crash in Chandler leaves several people injured
A three-vehicle crash near Ray and Dobson roads left several people injured. Here are the latest updates.
Three Young Girls Missing in Mesa: Urgent Call for Assistance
In a heart-wrenching turn of events, three young girls, ages 2, 5, and 8, have gone missing from Mesa since May 22. The entire community is on high alert, as authorities and concerned citizens join forces to locate them and ensure their safe return. This blog post aims to shed light on the details of this distressing situation and emphasize the importance of community support in times of crisis.
Local businessman strikes and insults a woman in a shocking viral video; assault charges pending
A recently surfaced video showing a man striking a woman and repeatedly insulting her has ignited controversy on social media. Social media users are criticizing the perceived insufficient action from Phoenix police, who, after the assault was documented, arrested and subsequently released the man involved. The man in question is...
Man confesses to string of deadly Arizona shootings, blaming his hatred of drugs and homelessness
A 20-year-old Arizona man who allegedly confessed to shooting four people dead and wounding a fifth person told police he carried out the killing spree due to a hatred of drugs and homelessness, court documents show.Iren Byers claimed responsibility for the shootings after he was taken into custody for trespassing near Main St and Extension Rd in Mesa, Phoenix, on Sunday, according to a statement from the Mesa Police Department.Mr Byers was cooperative and told police where they could find a 9mm handgun and clothing he had been wearing during the shootings, according to the release.Shell casings from each...
Phoenix News Roundup: Safety Concerns and Federal Updates
A 12-year-old boy in Tolson is on the path to recovery after being shot in the chest while playing with a gun, along with a 14-year-old companion. The teenager, who allegedly purchased the handgun off the street, now faces charges including aggravated assault. Fortunately, the bullet did not hit any vital organs, and the boy is expected to make a full recovery.
Baby dies after being pulled from pool
A child has died after he was pulled from a swimming pool in Mesa over the weekend. Mesa Fire and Medical crews responded to reports of a drowning just before 7 p.m. on May 28 near Southern Avenue and Horne.
Woman killed after being hit by a car in west Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A woman is dead after police say she was hit by a car in west Phoenix late Sunday. Officers tell Arizona’s Family that the crash happened around 11 p.m. near 27th and Luke avenues, south of Bethany Home Road. Investigators believe that the woman was crossing mid-block on 27th Avenue when she was struck by a northbound car. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not been released but police say she was in her mid-60s.
Fallen Chandler officer remembered in national vigil
Two patrol colleagues of a Chandler policeman who died of COVID joined hundreds of mourners from across the country recently for the 42nd annual Peace Officers’ Memorial Service and the 35th annual Candlelight Vigil in Washington, D.C. The ceremonies each year honor fallen officers as part of National Police...
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