The Bisbee Police Beat May - June 2018

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May 25 –– A woman reported that a shed on her property on Bisbee Road had been pried open.

A man said someone with a dog was sleeping by the Baptist church and classrooms.

Someone investigating a hazard said people were complaining about an odor, saying it might be from a dead body in an abandoned house on

A caller complained about a young woman who has been asking people in the neighborhood for help because she has a sick baby and might have been involved in breaking into a house on Hereford Road.

A woman reported that her husband was drunk, throwing and slamming things, and refusing to leave her alone.

May 26 –– A caller said someone has been posting fliers all over town saying that the farmers’ market supports “local tweekers.”

A man called to complain that his neighbor had posted a sign in his yard with a picture of him and his wife.

A woman reported a suspicious person in the alley of Turquoise Street who was carrying a vacuum.

A woman said her husband saw a man go into their garage on Wolverine Street near Santa Cruz and take four beers before leaving.

A trespasser was cited and released after being reported by someone following him between D and F Streets.

May 27 –– Several callers reported a disturbance at City Park involving fireworks. One of them said there was a man barking like a dog who set off fireworks that hit his house.

A woman called to complain that she had to move because her previous residence on Mance Street had been robbed six times and nothing had been done about it, and her previous landlords had changed the locks before her lease was up.

A caller reported that a man in his 20s with a reddish beard, wearing a dark cap and smoking a cigar had tried to open the door of his parked vehicle.

May 28 –– A man said he heard gunshots coming from the hills and that an old blue Chevy truck with a camper shell had been parked behind the nearby church and left unattended.

A caller complained that a man was letting his two German shepherds run loose in Vista Park.

Summary of Calls: Between May 21 and 29, 2018, Bisbee Police responded to 109 calls, including domestic violence, welfare check, extra patrol, harassment, theft, suspicious person and others.

COCHISE COUNTY

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

May 21 –– A man in Elfrida said a goat was stolen from his property the previous night.

A Bisbee woman complained that someone had sent her a message through Facebook with a link to her daughter’s CCSO mug shot.

A disabled man in Hereford said his wife took his cell phone and car keys.

May 22 –– A woman in Hereford reported a scam call from someone who said her nephew had been arrested and she needed to send money.

A man reported that he and his wife spotted blood on a large boulder while hiking in Miller Canyon.

A woman in Elfrida said her grandson had chased people wearing hoodies off the property.

May 24 –– A woman in Hereford reported a young man had knocked on her door and asked to come in.

A caller in Double Adobe reported a suspicious fire.

A caller complained about a black and white terrier in Hereford that gets out and bites at the ankles of joggers and kids and chases cars.

A man in Hereford said that a FedEx driver had scratched and bent his gate while delivering a package.

May 25 –– A woman in Hereford said someone had convinced her husband to give them $4,000 and told him to buy gift cards at Target.

May 26 –– A woman reported seeing a lady with a trailer on the side of the road who was dumping out a lot of personal belongings.

May 27 –– A Forest Service employee requested assistance with campfires in Carr Canyon.

May 28 –– A woman said she was riding a bike on Ramsey Canyon Road when a pit bull escaped its yard and tried to attack her.

COCHISE COUNTY JAIL

May 27 –– Brynne Brooks, 27, Elfrida, was booked into jail charged with disorderly conduct/domestic violence and intentional injury/domestic violence.

Colt Glenn, 22, Palominas, was booked into jail charged with unlawful imprisonment, intentional injury to another and fighting and disruptive behavior.

May 29 –– Hal Herberman, 40, Double Adobe, was booked into jail charged with aggravated domestic violence, resisting arrest, second degree burglary, aggravated assault/domestic violence, trespassing/domestic violence, intentional injury/domestic violence, threatening/domestic violence, disorderly conduct/domestic violence and interfering with a judicial proceeding.

Louis Velez-Martinez, 39, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with failure to pay a fine.

May 30 –– Devin Lanza, 20, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with defacing or damaging property.

Cody Morales, 25, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with failure to appear.

Joshua Smith, 35, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with violation of promise to appear.

June 1 –– Jose Chacara, 61, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with open container and driving on a suspended, revoked or canceled driver’s license.

James Early, 42, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with driving on a suspended, revoked or canceled driver’s license.

Donta Hawkins, 30, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with interfering with a judicial proceeding or mandate.

June 2 –– Brian Inch, 34, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with false reporting to law enforcement, disorderly conduct/domestic violence and touch to provoke/domestic violence.

Pretrial inmates in the Cochise County Jail are innocent until proven guilty.

BISBEE POLICE

DEPARTMENT

May 29 – A man complained that he is having issues with an employee of the Triangle Apartments. He also said the man is soliciting apartment residents to buy him marijuana.

A nurse at Copper Queen Hospital reported that a shelter worker was in the ER after being bitten by a cat.

• May 30 – A man called to report the theft of his backpack at Grassy Park by a man riding a black Giant bike and wearing an orange shirt and a white hat with the number 3 on it.

A man said he believes meth is being sold out of a neighbor’s house on Hazzard Street, where there are often loud parties and a large amount of people going in and out of the garage. He said other neighbors have complained, and they are still scared and requesting extra patrol.

A man complained that three 18-year-olds and a 15-year-old, all friends of his kids, were refusing to leave his house. The man’s wife called back to report the confrontation was getting physical.

A brown dog with pointy ears and wearing a black collar ran away after having just been adopted from the Pima County shelter. It was possibly spotted running around the pit.

• May 31 – An individual was seen breaking several branches off trees in the park.

A caller said he was assaulted by a man in a yellow truck who came up behind him and punched him in the face several times.

A drone was found at the flagpole in Vista Park.

A caller reported that three men were removing personal belongings from a house on Mill Road that had been locked.

• June 1 – A caller reported that four or five men were chasing a man wearing a blue football jersey toward the highway before they turned back toward St. Elmo’s.

A man complained that someone keeps taking his survey markers near Brewery Gulch.

A person who was reported for slowing down and braking a lot turned out to be lost, not intoxicated.

June 2 – A caller complained about a loud party in the mobile home park at Naco and Highway 92.

A motorcyclist hit a javelina near Santa Cruz and Highway 92 and was airlifted to the hospital.

Someone threw rocks through windows of the First Baptist Church.

A man said he was assaulted by someone who claimed he owed him money and then punched him in the face.

A caller reported a white and black Mini Cooper parked by a fire hydrant.

June 3 – A mannequin and miniskirt were reported stolen on Subway Street.

June 4 – Someone reported that a regular customer was bleeding from the face and appeared to have been assaulted.

A woman who fell asleep at the wheel and hit a curb requested a tow truck.

Summary of Calls: between May 29 and June 4, 2018, Bisbee Police responded to 87 calls, including domestic violence, welfare check, extra patrol, harassment, theft, suspicious person and others.


COCHISE COUNTY

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

• June 4 – A tall, skinny black dog with white on the chest was running in the road, creating a potential traffic hazard in Hereford.

A woman in Hereford complained that her neighbor’s dog had been barking all day and night.

A man said he was pulled over in Palominas by a man wearing a ball cap and red polo shirt and driving a four-door white Jeep Cherokee.

A man in Bisbee said part of a shed blew off his neighbor’s property and got caught in power lines in front of his house.

A Bisbee man reported that an acquaintance had come to his house the previous night with a hammer.

A woman in Bisbee complained that a vicious dog had killed her chickens and she wants the dog “gone.”

• June 5 – A man in Hereford said his wife stole his white 2015 Kia Sportage with a veteran’s plate.

• June 6 – A woman in Tombstone said her renters stole appliances and destroyed property.

A white and brown Great Dane mix was loose again and continuing to cause problems in a Bisbee neighborhood.

A man in Elfrida said he had a bull in his yard, and it had kicked him.

• June 7 – A woman in Tombstone reported hearing a loud noise from exposed gas lines.

A woman said she could hear people target shooting near MP 3 on Middlemarch Road near Tombstone and was worried they might start a fire.

• June 8 – A caller reported possible animal cruelty involving a Chihuahua in Hereford.

A Hereford man reported that someone had opened a Verizon account using his name.

A Hereford woman reported someone illegally dumping at the end of Arabian.

A woman said there is a dog in a kennel behind a house in Palominas that is covered in feces.

• June 9 – A caller in Bisbee reported explosions coming from the rifle range.

• June 10 – A 68-year-old man died after being trapped under a mobile home in Bisbee.

A Bisbee woman said someone cut the gas line at her home and cut the chain on a gate.

A caller in Palominas reported seeing two flashlights behind the house of neighbors who live in New Mexico.

• June 11 – A woman was found lying face down on the side of a road in Bisbee.

COCHISE COUNTY JAIL

• June 4 – Garrison Hooper, 27, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with endangerment/domestic violence, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful imprisonment.

Colton Phillips, 21, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with defacing or damaging property and fighting and disruptive behavior.

Austin McGoldrick, 21, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with sexual conduct with a minor.

• June 5 – Oscar Mendez, 29, Naco, was booked into jail charged with probation violation.

Mark Oxford, 33, Palominas, was booked into jail charged with disorderly conduct/domestic violence and criminal damage/domestic violence.

Noah Westerm, 35, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with domestic violence, intentional injury to another, fighting and disruptive behavior, criminal damage/domestic violence, touch with intent to provoke/domestic violence and disorderly conduct/domestic violence.

• June 6 – Albert Bradley, 46, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with open container in a vehicle.

Eduardo Gutierrez, 59, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with DUI.

• June 9 – Hansel Kline, 40, Bisbee, was booked into jail charged with aggravated assault/victim physically restrained.

• June 10 – Nathan Johnson, 20, Hereford, was booked into jail charged with fraudulent schemes and artifices.

Yesenia Loreto Moreno, 20, Naco, was booked into jail charged with driving with a suspended, revoked or canceled driver’s license and knowingly displaying a fictitious plate.

Pretrial inmates in the Cochise County Jail are innocent until proven guilty.

BISBEE POLICE

DEPARTMENT

June 4 – A woman reported that someone stole the logos from the back and driver’s side of her Toyota Highlander.

A man called for assistance with a 3- to 4-foot-long snake wrapped around his toilet.

June 5 – A man said someone backed into his 2003 GMC pickup in the Safeway parking lot, damaging the passenger-side bed.