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What punishment will judge impose for beating death of three-year-old?

Jury finds Globe man guilty although he insists the child fell down

A jury has found 38-year-old Kyron Dale Grow guilty of murder, assault and child abuse following a seven-day jury trial. Grow faces a possible sentence of life in prison on July 17. Gila County Chief Deputy County Attorney Shawn C. Fuller said that on March 26, 2013 Grow called 9-1-1 and reported that his live-in girlfriend’s three-year-old son had “banged his head twice” and was throwing up and laying on the floor.

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Payson woman pleads guilty to assaulting Payson police officers

A judge is likely to send a Payson woman to prison after she pleaded guilty to three felony strikes.

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Jail stalker convicted

Years of domestic violence harassment

A jury convicted a Payson man last week of harassing a woman for years despite her numerous pleas and court orders to stay away.

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Payson man guilty in police assault case

Jury concludes man attacked officers during arrest, but didn’t injure them

After listening to six days of testimony, analyzing the validity of Myth-Buster-like experiments and claims of excessive use of force by officers, a Gila County jury on Wednesday found a Payson man guilty of aggravated assault against two officers.

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Lopsided melee

Man on trial on charges he assaulted three officers during his DUI arrest

Officers this week testified that a Payson man they confronted after he drove his car into a wall continued to struggle, curse, kick and spit blood even after three officers wrestled him to the ground and punched him repeatedly in the face, fracturing his eye socket.

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Decade in jail for assault on teen, woman

A Pine handyman will spend 10 years in prison after a judge sentenced him last week for beating a teen with a frying pan.

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Man convicted in beating case

Quick verdict in domestic violence case could come with 24-year prison term

After listening to two days of testimony, a Gila County jury last week found a Pine man guilty of assaulting a teen with a frying pan after only 17 minutes of deliberation.

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Woman’s plea deal averts murder trial

A woman facing attempted first-degree murder charges pleaded guilty recently to aggravated assault, likely sidestepping years in prison.

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7.5 pounds of meth nets decade in jail

Routine traffic stop reveals drugs hidden under spare tire

A 52-year-old New Mexico man will spend nine years in jail after a jury found him guilty of moving $52,500 worth of methamphetamine through Payson.

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Man admits killing infant, abusing girl

Six years after shaking his baby to death, a Payson man pleaded guilty recently to manslaughter faced with new accusations he had abused another child.


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