Florence, AZ — An inmate at the Pinal County Adult Detention Center apparently escaped his cage Friday in order to spend Valentine’s day with his woman. swoons Joseph Andrew Dekenipp, 40, was taken into custody at their rendezvous spot, the Gallopin’ Goose Saloon & Grill, about three hours after his escape. Show More Summary
He jumped two walls. He wriggled through the razor wire. He was on his way to a romantic Valentine’s Day rendezvous with his sweetheart. One problem: he was supposed to be behind bars. The Pinal County Sheriff’s office said in a release on Saturday that Joseph Andrew Dekenipp was caught a few hours after he […]
While you were out eating dinner with your girlfriend/boyfriend — or, alternately, watching House of Cards by yourself — Andrew Dekenipp was scaling walls and fighting through razor wire at Pinal County Adult Detention Center. He had love on his mind. Read more...
A Pinal County inmate looking to spend some time with his valentine was taken into custody more than three hours after he escaped from jail earlier Friday. Officials said Joseph Andrew Dekenipp, 40, was arrested without incident in Coolidge, about 10 miles southwest of Florence, where the Pinal County Adult Detention Center is located. Click […]
Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO is being accused of unethical journalism by the Pinal County Sheriff’s department over the way it’s showing video of a deadly police shooting. In cellphone video shot at the end of a police chase on January...Show More Summary
An Arizona woman is being held on assault charges after she shot her husband twice outside their home, telling police that she believed he was an intruder. Pinal County Sheriff officials told ABCNews.com that 34-year-old San Tan Valley resident Melisah Havens placed a 911 call...
FLORENCE, AZ - A man approaching his release from prison killed his cellmate so that he would not be sent back to Mexico. According to a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, 43-year-old Roberto Fernandez was serving time after being convicted of a sex crime. Show More Summary
(CASA GRANDE, Ariz.) — A 14-year-old boy who’d taken a family car without permission was killed and two other children injured in a rollover accident in Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office says the 14-year-old wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected when the vehicle rolled Monday evening near Casa Grande, about 50 miles south of Phoenix. Show More Summary
In honor of Library Card Sign-Up Month, the Pinal County Library District in Arizona has released a series of 30 vintage-style book covers that tout library card benefits. The book covers were designed by librarian Ann Leonard, who took her inspiration from vintage Penguin paperback covers. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
San Tan Valley, AZ – A bomb scare at an area Walmart prompted a complete store evacuation. Authorities explained that a suspicious package was discovered near the entrance of the store on Friday. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call about a five-gallon paint bucket that had been left between two cars [...]Show More Summary
The Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to urge Congress to pass the land exchange bill that is key to the Resolution Copper mine being developed.H.R. 687, or the "Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation...Show More Summary
(CNN) - Two outspoken Arizona voices against illegal immigration blasted federal authorities' recent release of hundreds of undocumented immigrants because of the impending federal spending cuts. Gov. Jan Brewer and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said in separate interviews on CNN's "The Situation Room" that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency did not notify their [...]
AZGS is releasing new earth fissure maps today for Elfrida, Croton Springs, and Three Sisters Buttes, Cochise County, and Picacho and Friendly Corners in Pinal County. The new maps come with a new format that include s a high-resolution air photo base and subsidence maps from the Arizona Dept. Show More Summary
By News Desk Seven inmates at the Arizona State Prison Complex Eymen were hospitalized with symptoms of botulism this weekend, announced the Pinal County Health Department Monday. Homemade alcohol, or prison “hooch,” is the suspected source of the illnesses. Show More Summary
Paul Babeu, the outed Sheriff of Pinal County, Ariz., has won re-election with 53.8% of the vote. read more
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Pinal County residents have greater access to around-the-clock stroke care.
Things are suddenly looking good for Sheriff Paul Babeu, of Pinal County, Arizona. Recall: He's the famed immigration hawk who was considered a rising star in the GOP, with appearances on FOX News, cameos in John McCain campaign ads, and...
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, who quit his run for Congress and said he would seek reelection as sheriff last May after a scandal in which he was forced out of the closet after threatening a former boyfriend with deportation,...
FLORENCE, Ariz. — Four inmates from the Arizona State Prison Complex Eyman in Florence are hospitalized with suspected botulism poisoning.Pinal County authorities say the source is believed to be contraband prisoner-made alcohol.They...Show More Summary