Suspected cocaine traffickers arraigned
By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Arraignments were held in Pima County Superior Court on Tuesday afternoon for 20 people, including eight from Bisbee, who are charged in an alleged cocaine trafficking organization in Cochise County.
According to Pima County Superior Court Public Relations Officer Ann-Marie Braswell, all 20 made their court appearances and were arraigned on charges including conspiracy to import, transport, sell and possess cocaine; money laundering; sale and transportation of a narcotic drug for sale; and use of a wire or electronic communication in a drug offense.
A case management conference is scheduled for July 19 at 10 ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
Many firsts happened at
Bisbee Pride celebration
By Kym Kennedy
The Bisbee Observer
It was a festive and busy time in the old town this weekend for Bisbee Pride 2013. On Saturday morning, Tombstone Canyon and Main Street were lined with rainbow flags and cheering people to watch the first Pride Parade. Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal and Councilmember Eugene Connors headed up the procession and were joined by contingents of motorcyles, PFLAG, St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, art cars, and Bisbee locals.
Badal and Connors were seen all around town over the weekend. They met, greeted and visited with locals and visitors and appeared to enjoy the various activiti ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
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