A Glendale man is facing prison time thanks to being tagged in a photograph on Facebook.Augustine Escobar, 40, is a convicted felon, and is not allowed to have any firearms. According to court documents obtained by New Times, an officer cruising Escobar's publicly viewable Facebook profile found a p ... More >>
U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped an arsenal and about 66,000 rounds of ammunition from entering Mexico through a border gate intended only for Native Americans. Monica Parra, 41, was in a red Chevy pickup on September 29 headed toward the gate at Papago Farms, on the Tohono O'Odham Nation, when bo ... More >>
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Leslie Lysy tells New Times that the Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office is refusing to return about $10,000 they impounded along with the Yukon she and her boyfriend were traveling in when he shot himself in the head with a 9mm Glock. That was on April 10, 2011 -- a traumatic incident made worse with how ... More >>
Karl "Jack" Frost, who tried to make a "citizen's arrest" of a jogger last week in Gilbert, told police he struggles with "inner demons" now that he's no longer a police officer. Frost believes he was right to restrain the 52-year-old jogger, but police arrested him after the morning dust-up on sus ... More >>
Karl "Jack" Frost admits he tried to make a citizen's arrest of a man who was jogging in a bike lane, but that Gilbert police got most of the story wrong.Frost, 47, says the main notion he wants to dispel is that he was in illegal possession of a .40-caliber Glock because of a supposed previous felo ... More >>
Few things tick off Karl "Jack" Frost more than pedestrians in a bike lane, apparently.Frost, a 47-year-old Chandler resident who's previously been convicted of an unspecified felony, tried to make a "citizen's arrest" on a 52-year-old Chandler man who was jogging in a bike lane yesterday, Gilbert p ... More >>
*UPDATE (7:13 p.m.): Good news -- the weapon is semi-automatic. After publishing this post, Tempe police spokesman Steve Carbajal says he got word that the rifle is not automatic -- despite his telling us about an hour ago that the TPD would not be releasing any additional information about the w ... More >>
Jared LoughnerIt seems that even if Jared Loughner didn't own a gun, his murderous plan to attack Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords would have been carried out anyway.The Pima County Sheriff's Office says, in addition to the semi-automatic Glock handgun Loughner used to shoot 19 people, kill ... More >>
Wikimedia Commons Gabrielle Giffords, following her 2010 election victory. In the aftermath of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Saturday, many people are wondering about her chances of recovery. They're the best they can be, given advances in brain surgery, according ... More >>
Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Julio Angulo, 29, killed a man he suspected of having an affair with his girlfriend, police say.A 29-year-old Glendale resident faces a 1st-degree murder charge after gunning down a man he suspected of having an affair with his girlfrien ... More >>
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