Missing Sahuarita teen; Red light cameras off; Accident causes power outage; Controversial billboard replaced

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Police in Sahuarita are asking for your help in finding a missing teen, who is mentally handicapped.

Julio Cesar Peraza, 18, has been missing since Friday. Police say he was arrested for possession of prescription drugs and marijuana on school grounds. He was booked into the Pima county jail and released that night around 9:30 p.M. And has not been seen or heard from since.

Julio has the mental capacity of a sixth grader. He had no money or identification when he went to jail.

He's 6'0" tall and has a slender build. Please call 911 if you have any information.


The two latest photo enforcement cameras turned on in Tucson are now turned off, temporarily.

The Tucson Police Department has not issued any citations since the cameras went live at Grant and Swan, and Speedway and Kolb.

The Department of Transportation has to place speed limit signs in the zones before the photo enforcement cameras can go live again.


A car crashed into a power pole in midtown Tuesday caused both traffic and power problems for a lot of people. This was the scene late this morning on Country Club just south of Pima.

Police say a vehicle lost control and slammed into a power pole. That brought down some power lines, including one that laid across the road. TEP said about 300 customers lost power. Its crews worked for several hours to get the pole replaced, power back on and traffic moving again.


A controversial sign aimed at Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has been replaced.

Tuesday the sign outside of the post office in Oracle, Arizona reads "Nation of Immigrants." The couple owning the property came under fire last week for a sign featuring a Hispanic family reading, "This is our most serious public safety issue." Babeu's name was at the bottom.

One resident says she disagreed with the sign.

"Maybe the wrong way of saying it," said Oracle resident Rhiana Tafoya.  "I mean it's partially true but it is just shows a lot of offense to that category of race."

Many residents refused to comment on camera, including the couple who owns the property.