Winkelman man charged with attempted murder

A Winkelman man is currently in custody in the Pima County Jail in Tucson awaiting extradition to Gila County where prosecutors have charged him with two counts of attempted second degree murder and four counts of aggravated assault after a weekend assault on his wife and brother-in-law.

A spokesperson for the Hayden Police Department yesterday confirmed the arrest of Guillermo Ortega III, 37, by the Pima County Sheriff’s Office. Details of the incident, which occurred on Sunday, April 28, 2013, have not been released by the Hayden Police Department. The spokesperson stated the case is still under investigation and details will be released as they become available.

A bench warrant for Ortega has been issued by Justice of the Peace Pro-Tem Rebecca Baeza of the Globe Regional Justice Court and a complaint has been filed against Ortega by the Hayden Police Department, charging him with the two counts of attempted second degree murder and four counts of aggravated assault. All six charges are under the domestic violence statute.

According to the warrant, Ortega will be held on a $250,000 secured appearance bond.

admin (7654 Posts)

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce Job Fair this Thursday

    July 25th, 2014

    Yes, it’s summer and the living is easy…hot, but still it is summer! But if you’ve been putting off looking […]

    Trust in the Lord

    July 22nd, 2014

    By Rev. Dennis Van Gorp
    Family Life Christian Center

    Isaiah 31:1 speaks to us today saying, “Woe to those who rely on human strengths and resources instead of looking to

    Duval visits mine site and visits with local leaders

    July 22nd, 2014

    By Mila Besich-Lira
    Superior Sun

    Fred Duval, the Democratic Candidate for the Arizona Governors seat visited Superior last week.

    Superior Little League All-Star Roundup

    July 22nd, 2014

    Superior Sun The Superior Little League All-Star seasons for both the 11/12 Division and the 9/10 Division came to end earlier this month in the respective District 4 tournaments.

  • Stories Just For You

    Resolution Copper Mining begins worker trainee program

    February 6th, 2014

    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 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

    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

    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