Pinal woman convicted for aggravated assault on a police officer, after shooting at a PCSO Deputy

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Pamela Williams.jpg

Pamela Williams

FLORENCE, AZ (11/6/13) – On Friday, Nov. 1, Pamela Williams, 65, was found guilty by a Pinal County jury on Use of Marijuana and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer for shooting at a Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputy.

The case began four days into newly elected Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles’ term, on Jan. 4, 2013, when Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a dispute between neighbors near SaddleBrooke, AZ. One of the neighbors was the defendant Pamela Williams. As one of the Deputies approached the defendant’s home to protect the peace of the community and to ensure the neighbor dispute did not escalate, he heard two gunshots and saw a muzzle flash of a gunshot from the property. The defendant only stopped firing because the gun jammed.

Williams was taken into custody and while speaking to police, changed her story numerous times about where she fired and why she fired. The defendant consumed marijuana just prior to firing the shots.

“If you believe you’re entitled to the right to lawfully carry a gun in AZ, you’re right. If you believe that you’re entitled to protect yourself when faced with imminent serious physical injury, you’re right. But, if you believe that you’re entitled to shoot at a deputy or officer, you’ve got another think coming! While we live in the West; this is not the Wild, Wild West,” Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles said. “The sentencing for shooting at law enforcement ranges from a presumptive 10.5 to 21 years in Arizona and the drug charge conviction carries the potential for an additional 0.33 and 2 years. Williams faces up to 23 years in Arizona Department of Corrections and a sentencing hearing is scheduled for Dec. 10, 2013.”

admin (7657 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Public Works Assesses San Manuel Storm Damage

    July 31st, 2015
    by

    FLORENCE – On Thursday, Pinal County Public Works crews spent their work day cleaning up and assessing the damage from Wednesday’s major monsoon storm that hit the town of San Manuel.


    Re-Confirmed: Nomination for Oak Flats Historic Site designation returned

    July 31st, 2015
    by

    This week Copper Area News received numerous phone calls from readers claiming that the nomination application for Oak Flats to become a historic site was not returned and was still under


    Gosar, Kirkpatrick weigh in against Oak Flats on National Register of Historic Places

    July 31st, 2015
    by

    The letter below was sent to the Keeper of the Record at the National Parks Service by Arizona Congressmen Paul Gosar and Ann Kirkpatrick urging the Keeper to send back an


    Kearny police officer arrested in Tucson

    July 30th, 2015
    by

    On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at approximately 2:15 p.m., Kearny Police Officer Gonzalo Mata was arrested on Domestic Violence/Stalking charges.


  • Stories Just For You

    Resolution Copper Mining begins worker trainee program

    February 6th, 2014
    by

    SUPERIOR, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 – Resolution Copper Mining is beginning a Worker Trainee Program as part of its commitment […]


    Oracle Schools to consider moving kindergarten to the Mountain Vista Campus

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Dennis Blauser Superintendent, Oracle Schools On Feb. 18 the Oracle School District Governing Board will discuss the idea of […]


    Enjoy a day of outdoor recreation and history at the Third Annual Legends of Superior Trails Eco-Tourism Festival

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Legends of Superior Trails invites you to enjoy a day of history, and adventure at the Third Annual Legends […]


    Couple who held daughters captive in Pima County now facing Pinal County charges

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    A couple accused of keeping the wife’s three daughters captive in Pima County are now facing added charges in Pinal […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather