PD: Wickenburg man accused of sex with minor

A Wickenburg man has been charged with having sex with an underage teenage girl. Police report that on November 27 they arrested 22-year-old Zachary Andres Vasquez at his home in Wickenburg. Police say the girl’s parents found sexually explicit texts and Snapchat conversations between Vasquez and the girl. The victim reportedly told police they had sexual relations at least three

PD: Security rescues woman, prevents sex assault

Security personnel at a Phoenix bus depot rescued a woman during an attempted sexual assault, according to court paperwork. Phoenix police report that on November 28 a man arrived at the Greyhound bus station, near 22nd Street and Buckeye Road, from California. The man, later identified as Robert Brown, age 26, reportedly entered the men’s restroom, which

PD: 10-year-old checks home daily for mom’s meth

A 10-year-old girl reportedly told police recently that every day she checks her home for mom’s meth.Chandler police report that on Saturday a woman, identified as 35-year-old Julie Ann Unrein, came into the police station to report that she had been strangled.She came into the station with her 10-year-old daughter but the woman passed out

PD: DNA leads to arrest in 2012 Avondale murder

DNA evidence has led Avondale police to the man they believe is responsible for the murder of a female jogger in 2012. Avondale police report that Thursday morning they arrested 24-year-old Francisco Alejandro Lopez at his home near Dysart Road and Western Avenue. Lopez is accused of killing a female jogger near 107th Avenue and Indian School Road

PD: Woman stabs man after sexual assault

A Phoenix woman used a steak knife to stab an acquaintance after he sexually assaulted her, according to Phoenix police. On October 14, officials were called to a home near 27th Avenue and Baseline Road. When they arrived, they found 27-year-old Geovani Ledesma with a stab wound to his ribs. The woman who stabbed Ledesma reportedly accused him of following her

PD: Man shot girlfriend, buried body in gun safe

Police have arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2016, sealing her body shut in a gun safe, and burying the safe in a desert area near South Mountain.Phoenix police on Thursday morning arrested 59-year-old Paul Steve Palandri at his home near 7th Street and Greenway Road. Palandri is accused of shooting and killing

PD: Home daycare worker charged with child abuse

A Phoenix home daycare worker was charged with child abuse last week.Court paperwork shows that child abuse charges were filed Friday against 35-year-old Jaqueline Cantor, who operates a home daycare near 36th Street and Baseline Road. In November of 2017, the mother of a one-year-old girl found scratches under her daughter’s eyes. Cantor reportedly told the woman

PD: 2 jailed after child found covered in feces

Three children were found to be living in unsafe and disgusting conditions at a home in Buckeye, and two adults have been arrested on child abuse charges.Buckeye police report that on Friday afternoon officers were called to a home near Watson and Yuma Roads after a neighbor found two children outside her home. The neighbor told police

PD: Man arrested for ‘upskirting’ in Peoria

A man is accused of taking a photo up a woman’s skirt at a Peoria Walmart. Peoria police report that on Aug. 24 a woman alerted employees at the Walmart, near 83rd and Peoria avenues, that a man was taking photos of her. Security located Justin Alexander Carrera, 24, on camera and watched as he allegedly used his

Man accused of killing 3 men in Wittmann

New details have been released after a suspect was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing three men at a Wittmann home.On August 9, MCSO deputies responded to a house near Poplar and Myers streets around 9:30 p.m. According to officials, three men were found dead at the scene. A witness reportedly told MCSO that Hermelindo Guzman Sanchez had