Collaborative effort leads to Paradise Valley burglary arrests

Between winter 2018 through January of this year, the Town of Paradise Valley and adjacent Phoenix neighborhoods experienced a rash of residential burglaries, according to Sgt. Michael Horn of the Paradise Valley Police Department. Sgt. Horn reports Paradise Valley and Phoenix detectives worked collaboratively to link several of the burglaries to the same set of […]

Paradise Valley Police seeks help solving the Gilman homicide

In five years, the Town of Paradise Valley has but one unsolved homicide case to close — the “Gilman Homicide.” After a Paradise Valley resident, Michael Gilman was stabbed to death in a private, gated community, in the 5400 block of E. Lincoln Drive, on April 29, 2014, investigators continue to seek leads and will […]

Paradise Valley nanny arrested, charged for theft of baby clothes

A 21-year-old woman working as a nanny in Paradise Valley has been arrested and charged for stealing from a local family. On Jan. 28 the Paradise Valley Police Department received a report of theft in the 6700 block of east Fanfol Drive. The victims reported their nanny Kassidy Woodworth stole over $5,000 worth of baby […]

Paradise Valley approves memorandum with new public safety foundation

A new foundation is set to emerge with goals of benefiting the public safety needs of the Town of Paradise Valley. The Paradise Valley Town Council approved on consent a memorandum of understanding with the Paradise Valley Public Safety Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 chartable organization, at its Thursday, Nov. 15 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 […]

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission names new public information officer

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission announced Molly E. Edwards was named public information officer/legislative liaison. With more than 17 years experience in government affairs and media relations, Ms. Edwards served as the program director for the O’Connor Institute, public information officer for the Arizona Department of Education and press secretary at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, […]

Tip a cop: El Chorro hosts Paradise Valley police fundraiser

The Paradise Valley Police Dream Team is hosting a “Tip a Cop” event at El Chorro Monday, Oct. 29, to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Paradise Valley Police Department officers will serve as celebrity waiters and donate their tips to the Special Olympics. El Chorro, 5550 E. Lincoln […]

Paradise Valley OKs amendment to IGA involving public safety regional wireless cooperative

The Paradise Valley Town Council recently approved on consent changes to an intergovernmental agreement regarding the regional wireless cooperative’s governance document. The approval came as part of the Thursday, Sept. 13 Town Council meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. The council voted on an amendment to Resolution 1262, which is an intergovernmental agreement […]

MCSO arrests suspected drug dealers; seizes drugs, cash, guns

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after receiving information about a suspect selling large quantities of heroin on the streets of Phoenix, MCSO officials say. The information directed detectives with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and the Maricopa County Drug Suppression Task Force to two apartments in the north Phoenix area where […]

Paradise Valley police arrest man on myriad charges

Paradise Valley Police arrested a man on several charges of theft, fraud and drug possession Wednesday, May 16 after responding to the recovery of a stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to the 7100 block of East Rose Lane. Upon arrival, officers located the stolen vehicle, a 2018 Cadillac Escalade, according to a police report. Through […]

Grand theft auto in Paradise Valley alerts police

The Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle theft in the 4600 block of E. Pebble Ridge Road about half-past noon Friday, Feb. 9. Upon arrival, officers determined that a white 2006 Lexus LS430 4door passenger car bearing AZ/AXW8961 was taken today between the hours of 0730 and noon. There […]