August 2016

Leon Edward Bowman

Leon Edward Bowman of Las Vegas, NV passed away on August 14, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Bisbee,…


Serial beer thief caught

jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – A man who allegedly shoplifted beer from three different Giant gas stations in one night was booked into the Graham County Jail….


Family turns in wanted man

jon@gilavalleycentral.net GRAHAM COUNTY – “You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether…



Anthony “Tony” Berver

Anthony “Tony” Berver, 91, passed away August 18, 2016 at the Arizona State Veteran Home in Tucson, AZ. Tony was born on July 24, 1925…


Police raid seizes marijuana plants

jon@gilavalleycentral.net PIMA – Medical marijuana is legal in Arizona, but growing plants must be approved by regulators. A joint raid by the Southeast Arizona Narcotics…





Vette City Vapes burglarized

jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – A brazen early-morning burglary has cost a local business nearly $12,000 in damages. Authorities were dispatched to Vette City Vapes at 515…