Superior Police Report

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According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations are listed. All damage amounts are estimates.

Items are given to The Superior Sun by the Superior Police Department and reflect information available at the time the report is compiled.

April 23

Mary Mendoza, 38, Superior, was arrested and charged with interfering with judicial proceedings.

A possible drug offense was reported in the area of Silver King Mine Rd. It was determined to be a false alarm.

April 24

Theft was reported in the area of Stansberry and Newmont.

April 25

Terrence Zavala, 46, Superior, was arrested and charged with possession of dangerous drugs.

Assault was reported in the 800 block of Western.

April 27

Criminal damage was reported in the 300 block of Main St.

April 29

An accident was reported in the 800 block of Western.

Calls not listed include suspicious activity (2), animal complaint (8), unwanted person (1), welfare check (4), medical (3), disturbance (5), 911 hang-up (2), traffic stop (5), alarm drop (5), civil matter (2), information (5), utility problem (2), agency assist (4), fire (1), harassment/threatening (2), abandoned vehicle (2), citizen assist (2), and attempt to locate (1).

Citizens are reminded to call Silent Witness at 1-800-358-INFO, Crime Stop at 689-5611 or the Information Tip Line at 520-827-0065 if they have information that may help the police department in solving a crime.

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