Jan 06

Peoria Police Make Arrest in Weekend Shooting

Posted on January 6, 2021 at 3:36 PM by Krislyn Powell

Peoria Police arrested 19-year-old David Sanchez, a Peoria resident, for the weekend shooting which resulted in the death of a 19-year-old male. Sanchez was processed at the Peoria Police Department and later booked into the Maricopa County Jail for one count of 1st degree murder. Charges may be added or amended, as this is an ongoing investigation. A booking photograph of David has been included with this release.

The original release is below. 

Peoria Police Investigate Shooting

On Jan. 3, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Peoria Police responded to the report of a shooting in the area of 8000 N 87th Drive. The caller reported they heard an argument and then gunshots.

Officers arrived on scene and located a male laying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. That victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officers were able to identify a house nearby that the suspect(s) entered and were eventually able to detain multiple individuals. This incident appears to be isolated between these individuals who appear to be known to each other and there are no outstanding suspects.

The Peoria Police Department is advising of travel restrictions in the area of North 87th Drive and W Manzanita Drive and North 87th Drive north of West Manzanita as this is an ongoing investigation. Detectives are currently investigating this incident and urge anyone who may have additional information to call the Peoria Police Department.

Sanchez, David

Dec 09

Peoria Kids Get the Opportunity to “Shop With A Cop” Drive-Thru Edition

Posted on December 9, 2020 at 10:12 AM by Krislyn Powell

The Peoria Police Department is pleased to announce the Peoria Police Officers Association’s (P.P.O.A.) annual Shop With A Cop event.  This event is organized and brought together by the fundraising efforts of the P.P.O.A., along with support of several community partners and the Peoria Police Department.  This event, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, allows police department employees to give back to  children from our community by providing gifts of all kinds for themselves and their families for the holiday season. 

This year we are doing a drive-thru version where pre-selected families will drive thru an array of holiday themed areas without ever leaving their vehicles. Each child was asked for a list this year and officers and employees shopped for all the kids and will deliver the gifts during the holiday parade.  All COVID precautions will be in effect for all staff and attendees. 

Media interested in covering this event are invited to join at any time. Please contact Sergeant Brandon Sheffert if you would like to attend. 

Date / Times / Locations
Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

6:00 p.m. -  Children begin arriving for holiday parade – Vehicles have been spaced out for safety

9:30 p.m. - Last vehicles scheduled

10:00 p.m. - Event concludes

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Dec 01

Sex Offender Notification

Posted on December 1, 2020 at 3:24 PM by Krislyn Powell

The Peoria Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law, which requires law enforcement agencies to inform the public when the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.  
The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification and requires registration with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The offender has served the sentence imposed by the courts and has advised the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office that they will be living at the location listed.  The offender is not wanted by the Peoria Police Department at this time.
This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  It is a violation of ARS 13-1202 to use this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass sex offenders.  Citizens who violate this law will be subject to prosecution.  
If you have information regarding current criminal activity on this or any offender, please call 623-773-8311.

Pardis Zainulabadin
8710 N. 106th Lane
Peoria, AZ 85345

Age / Edad: 30
Height / Estatura: 5’08”
Weight / Peso: 151 lbs.
Hair / Pelo: Black / Negro
Eyes / Ojos: Brown / Café

On 07/16/2012, Pardis Zainulabadin was convicted in the Maricopa County Superior Court of Sexual Conduct with a minor.  Zainulabadin is a level 2 sex offender.

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