Crime incidents reported to MCSO Queen Creek April 26-30

The following are incidents that were reported to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6-Queen Creek for incorporated Queen Creek: April 26 7:35 a.m., Assault, 19000 block of East Reins Road, Queen Creek. 10:32 a.m., Criminal Damage, 18000 block of East Mockingbird Court, Queen Creek. 10:41 a.m., Crash with Injury, North Rittenhouse Road/North Gary Road, Pinal […]

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to host job hiring event

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has multiple job openings and is hosting a hiring event with hopes of filling those vacancies. MCSO is hosting its first of what it hopes to be many hiring events from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at its Pre-Employment Office, 2627 S. 35th Ave. in Phoenix. With current positions available […]

Identification of check-fraud suspect sought by MCSO

The public’s help is needed to identify a suspect who fraudulently deposited a check into a Mountain America Credit Union account and then withdrew the funds. The suspect is described as a Hispanic female, 30 to 40 years old,  5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds and having several tattoos on her right forearm, […]

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office dog Shadow receives protective vest

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K9 Shadow has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. An anonymous sponsor funded the vest, which is embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love – Trained to Serve – Loyal Always,” according to a press release. Vested […]

Queen Creek holds the line on raising primary property tax

As revenue from primary property tax has increased in the Town of Queen Creek each year for the past three years, town officials say they will not raise taxes on the November election ballot to help continue paying for public safety services. During the Queen Creek Town Council meeting April 4, town officials said they […]

Operation Prom set for April 12 at Queen Creek High School

In partnership with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the local fire department, Queen Creek High School is hosting Operation Prom Thursday, April 12. Town officials say high school drama students are expected to simulate an alcohol-related vehicular incident while fellow students witness the consequences as they unfold. Hosted by the Queen Creek Unified School […]

Maricopa County sheriff signs equality pledge

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has joined police and fire chiefs from Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson in signing a pledge supporting equal treatment for all Arizonans, including gay and transgender people, in employment, housing and businesses open to the public. The law enforcement officials are among more 2,600 businesses and organizations including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Professional […]

MCSO to conduct active-shooter drill March 13 at Queen Creek High School

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will conduct an active-shooter drill at Queen Creek High School on Tuesday, March 13. The drill will be coordinated by MCSO tactical-operations teams and will involve deputies, other first-responders, school administrators and volunteer role players. The drill will include a staged scenario where first responders deploy after reports of an active shooter […]

MCSO deputies to meet with public, provide child ID services Feb. 17 at Coffee with a Cop

  The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6—Queen Creek invites the community to meet the deputies who serve the town when Coffee with a Cop returns Saturday, Feb. 17. The free community event will take place 9-11 a.m. at the Bashas’ grocery store at 23760 S. Power Road. Bashas’ is hosting the event and providing […]

Arrests made in armed robbery in Queen Creek community

Deputies from Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6-Queen Creek are investigating a home invasion armed robbery that took place Jan. 12 in the Montelena residential subdivision. Multiple suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident, according to a Facebook post this morning from Queen Creek Vice Mayor Jeff Brown. No further information about the […]