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Man tussles with cops during domestic call

By Jon Johnson jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – A man got into a physical altercation with two police officers, who used hand and knee strikes, pepper spray and, finally, a TASER to…



Safford Police receive DUI enforcement grant

Contributed Article PHOENIX – The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recently awarded the Safford Police Department a DUI Enforcement Grant in the amount of $7,500 for DUI Officer Overtime….


Police crack down on alcohol in the park

By Jon Johnson jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – Community parks are, by definition, for the community and all who follow the regulations regarding such facilities are welcome to utilize them. To ensure…


Man busted selling meth at the Budget Inn

By Jon Johnson jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – A man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after falling asleep and missing his checkout time at the Budget Inn at 1215 W….





Man chokes wife for taking cell phone

By Jon Johnson jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – Halloween is a time for pretend ghouls and goblins to come out to play, but a real monster appeared that night when a man…