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MCSO drug investigation leads to discovery of animal fighting ring

Steve Stout

CBS-KPHO

An investigation into drug trafficking in the West Valley uncovered a large cock fighting and dog fighting operation in Tolleson.

Maricopa County sheriff's detectives found more than 50 roosters and eight dogs used for fighting, and some smaller dogs used as bait. They also found steroids and chains hanging from trees, reportedly used to train those animals.

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Feb
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MCSO looks for Pizza Hut robber

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office officials are looking for a man who allegedly robbed $800 from a Pizza Hut in Glendale at gunpoint Feb. 2.

The suspect allegedly walked into the restaurant located in the 13100 block of W. Glendale Avenue with a black pistol and threatened the clerks with bodily harm if they didn’t give him the money from their register and safe, officials said.

Sheriff's deputies describe the man as black, Middle Eastern or mixed race. He is in his late teens to early 30s, has blue eyes and is approximately 5 foot 6 to 6 feet tall. He is estimated to weigh between 150 to 180 pounds and had a full beard and mustache.

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27
Feb
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Classifieds Daily Updates


Help Wanted

Cavco Industries Manufactured Home builder has immediate openings for all Production related positions, entry level through supervision. Position are full time, with competitive wage & benefits. Apply in person at 1366 South Litchfield Road. Goodyear AZ, Entrance is on Yuma Rd., west of Litchfield Road, or fax resume to 623-882-2836 or e-mail at cavcowestservice@cavco.com

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27
Feb
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AIMS requirement repealed

Could you pass?

The following are five questions from the U.S. Citizenship test, which students will now be required to pass for graduation.

1. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

2. We elect a U.S. senator for how many years?

3. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.

Fri
27
Feb
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Long-time deputy fire chief retires

GOODYEAR DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF MIKE ULLMAN, center, shakes hands with Glendale Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Montgomery as Ullman’s father, Lee, looks on Tuesday at Ullman’s retirement reception. Ullman began his firefighting career as a volunteer fireman in 1974.
GOODYEAR DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF MIKE ULLMAN, center, shakes hands with Glendale Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Montgomery as Ullman’s father, Lee, looks on Tuesday at Ullman’s retirement reception. Ullman began his firefighting career as a volunteer fireman in 1974.

One day, he’ll see the flames, smell the smoke and listen for one sound, a siren. But, it will no longer be his call. Today, marks Mike Ullman’s last day as deputy fire chief.

The fire chief’s journey with the Goodyear Fire Department began in 1974 when he became a volunteer firefighter after graduating from high school. He was 18 years old.

Fri
27
Feb
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Run on down to Litchfield

Annual Friends of the Rec runs set for Saturday

The annual Litchfield Park Friends of the Rec 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Run/Walk will kick off Saturday. The race will start and finish at the Litchfield Park Recreation Center, 100 S. Old Litchfield Road.

Registration for the runs will begin at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The 10K will start at 7:30 a.m., the Healthy Classroom Challenge at 8 a.m., the 5K at 9 a.m. and the mile run at 9:45 a.m. Each run will have multiple age groups, ranging from 5 and younger to 80 and older, Tricia Kramer with the Recreation Center said.

Fri
27
Feb
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Buckeye presenting science, technology in signature event

The inaugural Buckeye SciTech Trail will lead participants on a five-stop tour of facilities that illustrate the positive impact of science and technology on the community.

The SciTech Trail tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday beginning at Buckeye Fire Station 703 in the Verrado neighborhood at 2582 N. Verrado Way.

Fri
27
Feb
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New library unveiled in Buckeye

Buckeye’s newest library is opening its doors to the public with an open house and dedication from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

It is set to open for full library services March 2.

The new facility, which occupies almost 17,000 square feet of the Sundance Crossings shopping center, is at 21699 W. Yuma Road.

Fri
27
Feb
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West Valley rescue group owner arrested on animal cruelty charge

Scott BeadlesAn animal rescue organization owner has been arrested for allegedly stomping a dog to death, officials said.

Before being evicted, Scott William Beadles, 37, had rented rooms in a mobile home in the 12600 block of South 189th Avenue with his family and approximately 50 to 60 rescue dogs and cats from his organization Furry Smiles Animal Rescue, according to booking reports.

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26
Feb
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A ‘View’ inside the newspaper

THE VIEW’S PRESS counts finished papers. Papers are bundled into counts of 26 or 52 to be delivered in homes across the West Valley.
THE VIEW’S PRESS counts finished papers. Papers are bundled into counts of 26 or 52 to be delivered in homes across the West Valley.

Video shows how West Valley View issues are put together

Every Tuesday and Friday morning, thousands of newspapers land on West Valley driveways, waiting to be picked up by our faithful readers.

Each West Valley View issue is filled with the latest news, features, photos and events happening in your backyard.

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