Cyclists draw ire: Town resident says issue remains despite police enforcement

Paradise Valley municipal officials and law enforcement personnel have worked together to mitigate concerns regarding rampant cyclists on the town’s residential streets, however, one local homeowner says the issue remains. Heidi McCauley resides on east Quartz Mountain Road, along the north side of Mummy Mountain, where a local team of cyclists use her residential street […]

Wirth: Paradise Valley photo radar is an unprofitable, negative program

Fellow Residents of TPV: As with many other TPV longtime residents, I have long felt that the benefits of the RoboCop photo traffic system are far outweighed by the negatives. The police department and mayor may feel that an intrusive spy camera on each corner and mobile lowers speed, but the cost is greater than […]

Town officials eye solution to Paradise Valley police alarm service

Officials at the Paradise Valley Police Department are confident they have found a viable solution for its police alarm system — one loyal residents have used for decades. After more than a year of searching for a solution to the police department’s legacy alarm system, Police Chief Peter Wingert told town leaders on Jan. 25, […]

Man arrested for burglarizing Paradise Valley home

One man has been arrested for allegedly breaking-in to a Paradise Valley home, police officials say. On Oct. 21, the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to the report of a residential burglary in the 6700 block of Ocotillo Road. The residents were home at the time and scared off the suspects during their commission of […]

Construction tools taken from Paradise Valley home, police say

The Paradise Valley Police Department is seeking information on a residential burglary that occurred at a home on Fanfol Drive. At 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Paradise Valley Police Department received a report of a residential burglary to a home under remodeling in the 6300 block of east Fanfol Drive, according to police […]

Residential construction site falls victim to burglary

At about 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, Paradise Valley police officers responded to the 6300 block of east Joshua Tree Lane in reference to a delayed report of a residential burglary. Sometime between May 19 and Oct. 27, a residential burglary is believed to have taken place at the home, police officials said in […]

Police: suspect attempts to harm victim following burglary

An adult male was reportedly caught stealing landscaping equipment, before attempting to run-over the victim on the morning of Wednesday, July 12, Paradise Valley police officials say. At 10:25 a.m. on July 12, the Paradise Valley Police Department received a report of a residential burglary in the 7000 block of east Berneil Drive. Upon arrival officers determined that a Hispanic male entered a fenced residential yard and took landscaping equipment.

Kitchen window grants burglar access to PV home

A Paradise Valley home fell victim to a residential burglary, by use of an unlocked kitchen window, police officials say. At about 8:25 a.m. on July 3, the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 5200 block of east Tomahawk Trail, according to police officials. Entry was found to have been made through an unsecured kitchen windows.

Police: suspects flee Paradise Valley burglary

A burglary-in-progress was interrupted on July 5, on Stanford Drive in Paradise Valley, police officials say. At 4:47 p.m. July 5, the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a burglary-in-progress in the 3500 block of east Stanford Drive. Two Hispanic males broke into a maintenance shed and stole various tools, police say.

Vehicles reportedly stolen from Paradise Valley home

Two Range Rovers have been taken from a Paradise Valley driveway over the holiday weekend, according to police officials. At 10:33 a.m. on July 3, the police department was dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle taken sometime between 10:20 a.m. July 1, and 5:30 p.m. July 2, from the 8500 block of north 52nd Street. Once on the scene, a house-sitter told police officers that two Range Rovers belonging to the homeowner were stolen, police officials say.