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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Hitching Post Background


With the Hitching Post restaurant being the subject of some discussion in the community, here is some background.

A timeline regarding the Hitching Post.


In 2018 and 2019, the restaurant was cited for noise complaints, filed by residents to Apache Junction police. Once received, the city transferred the case for any possible prosecution to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office.

Here are the complaints received by the police department against the restaurant in 2018 and 2019 and the subsequent counts filed by the county. All were consolidated into one case.


2018 Complaints

2018 Counts


2019 Complaint

2019 Count

The Pinal County court documents:

Court Verdict

The state law that covers noise complaints, the "public nuisance" law, is under Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 13, Section 2917, linked below.

ARS 13-2917

The city code on noise is under 10-1-12. It is also linked below.

City Code 10-1-12

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