Man Wanted In Connection With A Road Rage Incident At Lynx Lake Is Arrested

A man wanted in connection with a road rage incident at Lynx Lake in Prescott has been arrested. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the incident at around 2 p.m. on March 19th on Walker Road near the South Shore entrance to the lake. The victim had turned onto Walker Road from Highway 69 and […]

A Hopi Police Officer Is Recovering After Being Shot During A Traffic Stop

A Hopi Law Enforcement Services officer is recovering after being shot during a traffic stop in First Mesa on Wednesday. Authorities say officers were attempting to conduct a traffic stop at around 4 p.m. Other units arrived and two suspects were taken into custody, but one remained at large for several hours. During the stop, […]

Two Arrested In Cottonwood On Drugs And Weapons Charges

Two people were arrested recently in Cottonwood on drugs and weapons charges. Members of Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking, or PANT, searched the home of 58-year-old Dean Cotton and 57-year-old Heather Collins back on January 13th on the one-thousand block of South 5th Street. Before a search of the house, the two were pulled over in […]

Suspect Arrested In Connection With The Discovery Of Human Remains Near Prescott

Yavapai County Sheriff’s investigators have made an arrest in connection with the discovery of human remains near Prescott recently. Deputies were called to an area off Contreras Road, North of Iron Springs Road where human remains were found Saturday. Then additional remains were found Sunday in the Camp Wood area off Williamson Valley, northwest of […]

Prescott Man Convicted On Charges Including Assault And Resisting Arrest

A Prescott man was convicted of multiple crimes earlier this week. Forty-one-year-old Richard Brannan was found guilty of aggravated assault, criminal trespass and resisting arrest by a Yavapai County jury Tuesday. Superior Court Judge Krista Carmen also found Brannan guilty of criminal damage. The charges are as a result of an incident at a home […]

Prescott Police Seize Over A Pound Of Meth During A Traffic Stop

Prescott Police seized over a pound of meth during a traffic stop last week. An officer stopped a black Toyota Corolla in the 12-hundred block of East Gurley Street last Friday at around 10:50 p.m. on an equipment violation. The driver was 47-year-old Tammy Nelson from California. During the stop a silver Mitsubishi Eclipse pulled […]

A Man Wanted For Fleeing An Accident Involving Teens In Paulden Has Been Arrested

A man wanted for fleeing an accident where kids were involved, has been arrested. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a truck rollover in the 24-thousand-800 block of North Mitchell Lane in Paulden last Tuesday. When deputies arrived a 16-year-old girl alerted them that her friend was injured. They went to a Good Samaritan’s […]

Woman Wanted In January’s “Catch 22” Program Was Arrested Friday In Dewey

A woman wanted for a probation violation, and was Day 7 of January’s “Catch 22” program, was arrested Friday in Dewey. Just after 4 p.m. Friday, detectives conducted a traffic stop on a tractor-trailer on Kachina Place and State Route 69. Authorities found 29-year-old Brittany Gore hiding in a sleeper berth of the truck’s cab […]

Hospital Visit Leads To The Arrest In Connection With Drug Sales And Use

A call to Yavapai Regional Medical Center recently led to multiple arrests in connection with illegal drug use and sales. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the hospital last Monday regarding 30-year-old Thandan Hammel from Prescott. He was admitted for an apparent opioid overdose. While medical staff were removing his clothes, they found heroin, […]

Man Arrested In Crown King For Impersonating A Federal Agent And Making Threats

A man is arrested in Crown King after impersonating a federal agent and making threats against community members. Earlier this month, Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies received reports from residents of Crown King regarding concern over social media posts involving 30-year-old Aaron Wells. He claimed to be an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms […]