Rewarding community heroes

The Fourth of July marked a special day for many of our county’s public safety personnel. For the first time, front-line deputies, corrections officers, EMTs, dispatchers and firefighters in the county who worked a shift on the observed holiday received a pay incentive. During this year’s budget process, I asked County Council to consider paying […]

Man, woman charged with drug possession after being stopped in a car reported stolen

A man and a woman face drug possession charges after a deputy stopped them Thursday in Gilbert driving a car reported stolen. Stephanie Yvonne Farmer, 43, and Bobby Ray Wood, 37, are charged with possession of less than 1 gram of meth, according to arrest warrants. “A deputy conducted a traffic stop on the car […]