Sunday, September 30, 2012 5:14 pm
On Sunday around 1:40 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff's Department recieved a 9-1-1 call from a 50-year-old female hiker in distress at Catalina State Park.
Saturday, July 28, 2012 6:12 pm
On Saturday morning around 9:10 a.m., the Golder Ranch Fire District Units responded to Catalina State Park to assist with an injured hiker at Romero Pools.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 3:11 pm
Foothills District deputies and the Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue Unit responded to Catalina State Park reference an injured hiker near Romero Pools. It was reported the hiker suffered a broken arm when he fell trying to get away from a mountain lion. Upon arrival, deputies and the Golder Ranch Technical Rescue Team made the two mile hike toward Romero Pools to reach the injured hiker. When they reached the hiker, they learned he had a serious shoulder injury and could not be moved.The Sheriff's Department helicopter was requested to assist with the rescue and responded to the incident location. When the helicopter arrived, they lowered a rescue deputy, a stretcher, and a Baumann Bag, via the hoist. The injured hiker was placed on the stretcher and put in the Baumann Bag before being hoisted to the helicopter. The injured hiker was flown to a landing zone near the entrance of Catalina State Park where he was transferred to an ambulance. Once secured in the ambulance, Golder Ranch Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment.http://expnow.com/3m
Thursday, August 15, 2013 3:12 pm
Wednesday morning Pima County Sheriff's deputies and the Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Unit responded to Catalina State Park reference an injured hiker near Romero Pools.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:00 pm
Officials for the Arizona Game and Fish Department are hiking Romero Canyon at Catalina State Park to search for evidence of an alleged mountain lion sighting that may have caused an 18-year-old man to fall.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:00 am
Eric Hawkins’ 20-foot fall from a rock ledge in Catalina State
Park felt “like a dream” at first. Then his body slammed against
the tree stump rising from a pool in Romero Canyon. That’s when it
hit the 17-year-old — he might die.