Naco man critical after being hit with frying pan
By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A Naco man is in critical condition after being hit over the head with a frying pan by his wife.
Eddie Valenzuela, of Naco, is currently on life support at Tucson Medical Center after being hit over the head with a kitchen frying pan by his wife, Guadalupe Valenzuela, during a physical altercation last Friday night.
According to Carol Capas, spokeswoman for the Cochise County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a home on W. Valenzuela St. at 8:30 p.m. last Friday. When deputies arrived they spoke with Guadalupe, who according to the sheriff’s report stated that she hit Eddie over the head with the fry ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
Speed complaints prompt Bisbee PD to conduct traffic study
By Richard Green
The Bisbee Observer
In response to several complaints about excessive speeding on Main Street and Tombstone Canyon, the Bisbee Police Department conducted several traffic studies to determine if there are any patterns associated with traffic speed in those areas.
The police department conducted the studies on several different days and times in the month of January and Sergeant Albert Echave reported the findings to the Bisbee City Council meeting Tuesday night.
According to Echave, the study was conducted over a five-day period in 15-mph zones.
On Jan. 21 between 7:30 and 9 a.m., nine out of the 61 vehicles violated the spe ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
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