Briefs | Man who refused to wear mask arrested after alleged assault
TEMPE – A man who refused to wear a mask and was asked to leave during a performance at Arizona State University’s Gammage Auditorium has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted two staff members, according to campus police.
Police said the man was asked to leave the venue during a performance of “Hamilton.”
Witnesses said those who were attending Saturday’s show began cheering when the man was removed.
Campus police said the man was being held on suspicion of assault, trespassing and disorderly conduct. Police said there were no reported injuries.
15-year-old boy found shot to death in San Tan Valley home
SAN TAN VALLEY – Authorities in Pinal County are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy.
Pinal County Sheriff’s officials say there were reports Sunday afternoon of several gunshots at a home in San Tan Valley.
Officers found the teenage victim dead inside. His name has not been released.
Investigators say it is a homicide and no suspects or a motive have been identified. They are asking for anyone with information to call 520-866-5111.
Police: Man drives stolen truck into Flagstaff Mall entrance
FLAGSTAFF – A man has been arrested after driving a stolen delivery truck into the entrance of the Flagstaff Mall, police said Monday.
Nobody was injured in the incident and Flagstaff police said the suspect was being held on suspicion of theft and burglary charges. The man’s name and age weren’t immediately released.
Police said the man ran the truck into the glassed front entrance of the Flagstaff Mall about 10 a.m., causing thousands of dollars in damages. He then tried to break into a store before being arrested.
Police were checking to see if the suspect was involved in some recent thefts and burglaries in the Flagstaff area.