Information was supplied by law enforcement and describes recent arrests and charges. All defendants are presumed innocent.
Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, 56, is accused of shooting and killing her 37-year-old daughter on Thanksgiving. Read more.
Police say 18-year-old Kyoko Smith was arrested after she dismembered her grandmother's dog and put parts of its body in her dresser and freezer. Read more.
Anthony Cancilliere is accused of hitting and killing a 55-year-od woman as she was walking outside of a crosswalk in west Phoenix. Read more.
Mario Hernandez, 58, is accused of stealing purses, laptops, cellphones, wallets and credit cards from multiple weddings in California. Read more.
Donald Thurman, 26, is accused of sexually assaulting and killing a University of Illinois at Chicago freshman. Read more.
Kenneth Francis Boldin is accused of stealing a city-owned Casa Grande truck, removing the logos and using it as his own personal vehicle. Read more.
Charlie William Wright Jr. (left) and Ruth Ann Grace are accused of using a toddler to make child pornography. Read more.
Yasmine Burton, 21, is accused of hanging her ex-boyfriend's puppy from a tree, police say. Read more.
Anthony Hollingshead is accused of stabbing another man to death at a Mesa park. Read more.
DPS says troopers arrested 24-year-old Deandra Woo in connection to a crash that left one woman dead on the US 60 freeway in Mesa. Read more.
Mark Katsnelson, 35, is accused of breaking into another man's home in Florida. Police say the homeowner fought back against Katsnelson during the break-in. Read more.
Christopher Flores was captured by the U.S. Marshalls in Mexico after being on the run for a crime committed in Arizona more than a decade ago. He's accused of hitting and killing a man on a bike while driving impaired. Read more.
Anthony Lewis is accused of forcing a shotgun into his 14-year-old son's possession and then screaming, "do it, do it, end it now" after the boy admitted to having suicidal thoughts, police say. Read more.
Wayne Wilderom, 69, was arrested in connection to a child sex sting in Georgia, deputies say. Read more.
Authorities in Alabama say 18-year-old William Chase Johnson is accused of shooting and killing Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams. Read more
Israel Tellez-Nava (Photo Courtesy: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
Authorities in Mohave County arrested 35-year-old Israel Tellez-Nava, who is accused of possessing 43lbs of meth with a street value of more than $1.9 million. Read more
Police in Florida arrested Byron McIntyre for allegedly locking a child in a room with no food and kitty litter for a bathroom. Read more.
Crispin Acevedo. 20, is accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend's 17-year-old brother in Phoenix. Read more.
Michael Chase is accused of making a bomb threat at a Chase Bank in Sedona. Read more.
Tracie Defee and Michael Paine were arrested in connection to a stolen bulldog in Florida. Read more.
Country music star Sam Hunt was arrested in Tennessee and is accused of DUI. Read more.
Harlen Shelton, 50, was arrested after police say his 74-year-old mother's body was found inside a Phoenix home. Read more.
Kevin Staab, 40, is accused of driving the wrong way on the Loop 101 in Scottsdale. DPS says Staab was arrested for DUI. Read more.
Epitacio Cortina and Crystal Roberto are accused of stealing several power tools from a Scottsdale Home Depot. Read more.
48-year-old Tammie Brady and 57-year-old Lee Brady are accused of child abuse. Read more
Larry Paul McClure, 55, is accused of killing 38-year-old John McGuire, his daughter's boyfriend. Read more.
Jason Flores, a 19-year-old detention officer, is accused of multiple drug charges in Houston. Read more.
Benny Garcia, 29, was arrested after police say his 5-year-old son reportedly brought a bag of heroin to kindergarten and told his teacher he turns into Spider-Man when he tastes it. Read more.
Brian Cowart, 34, was arrested after authorities said police said he tried to have sex with an 8-year-old girl. Read more.
John Matthew Chapman (right) was arrested in connection to a missing Pennsylvania woman after police say he lured her on a cross-country trip to Las Vegas and killed her in the desert. Read more.
Phoenix Police arrested 59-year-old Gregory Cudjo in connection to a stabbing incident that injured two people. Read more.
Authorities arrested 73-year-old Charles Gary Sullivan in connection to the 40-year-old killing of Julia Woodward. Read more.
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Police arrested 41-year-old Tonya Monroe after she accidentally shot her 13-year-old son while trying to break up a fight. Read more.
Esperanza Gomez, 33, is accused of biting her boyfriend's penis after she reportedly accused him of wanting to have sex with another woman. Read more.
Ashton Cook, 22, was arrested in connection to a deadly shooting along Southern Avenue in Tempe. Read more.
Desmond Ortiz Jr. (left), Jorge Hernandez (center) and Chad Colyer were arrested in connection to a vehicle break-in in a Chandler neighborhood. Read more.
Jer'Marion Imasuku, 32, has been arrested in connection to the kidnapping and sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman, as well as three armed robberies in Glendale. Read more.
Eniefiok Akpanikat, 22, is accused of breaking into a Peoria home and sexually assaulting a woman. Read more.
Santiago Mariano-Aguirre, a 35-year-old convicted sex offender who was previously deported, was arrested in Southern Arizona, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says. Read more.
Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra are accused of stealing more than $100,000 from his Tucson employer by using a company credit card. Read more.
Joseph Collins , 72, is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer in Prescott. Read more.
Leroy Davis-Miles, 23, is accused of punching a 75-year-old man on a bus. After he was punched, police say the elderly man fell and hit his head on the pavement. He has since died from his injuries. Read more.
Prosecutors say they charged 25-year-old Nafes Monro, the father of an 11-month-old boy, with recklessly endangering another person and related charges in connection with a shooting last month. Read more.
Anthony Wayne Gushee, 44, was arrested in connection to a deadly shooting at a Mesa hotel. Read more.
Chelsea Becker is accused of murder after the coroner's office said she gave birth to a "stillborn fetus" with toxic levels of methamphetamine in its system. Read more.
Barron Brantley and Jordyn Jones were arrested in connection to the death of a college student in Atlanta. Read more.
Brett Kinney, 40, Donald Durr Jr., 52, and William Hage, 76 were arrested in connection to a child porn sting in Florida. Read more.
Amanda Goodwin, 37, is accused of trying to drown a cat in Florida. According to a witness, Goodwin said she was "taking the cat to Jesus." Read more.
Jermarion Imasuku is accused of committing three separate armed robberies that happened the day after Halloween in Phoenix. Read more.
John Merrell is accused of attempting to carjack a woman by pulling her out of the vehicle as her children watched from inside it. Read more.
Kayla Renteria, 36, was arrested after police say she was found passed out in a car from an apparent overdose with two kids in the backseat. Read more.
Police say 32-year-old Davonna Reed was arrested after her infant daughter showed a high level of alcohol in her system. Read more.
Rick Sagaser, 47, is accused of painting black Swastikas on sidewalks and walls in Scottsdale. Read more.
Jessica Smith, 32, is accused of lying about having cancer and collected donations. Read more.
Anthony Rauda is accused of shooting and killing a research scientist who was out camping with his young children. Read more.
The FBI's Violent Crime Task Force arrested 23-year-old Edwin "Johnny" Jobany Villa who is accused of stealing an armored vehicle with money inside. Read more.
Brice Kendell Williams, 32, is accused of stealing an electric scooter from a Walmart parking lot to get to a bar because he was too drunk to drive his own vehicle and wanted to avoid a DWI. Read more.
Richard Holzer, 27, is accused of plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue, according to the FBI. Read more.
Logan Losoya, 24, is accused of shooting a 20-year-old woman to death in Houston, Texas. Read more.
Michael Austin, 32, was arrested in connection to an officer-involved shooting in Phoenix that left one person dead and four others injured, including two officers. Read more.
Betty Nicolicchia-Allen, 42, and Dennis Allen are accused of child neglect after their 14-year-old daughter was found living in poor conditions at home. Read more.
Zach and Jie Robbins are accused of racketeering, money laundering, and trafficking stolen property, in connection with an operation involving the sale of stolen goods on online stores. Gilbert Police made the arrest. Read more
Michael Wyffels, 55, is accused of murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, and theft by means of transportation in connection with the death of an 87-year-old Sun City man. Read more.
Nathan Ortiz, 18, has been arrested in connection to a burglary at a San Tan Valley elementary school. Read more.