Clarkdale Man Arrested After An Over Four-Hour Standoff Friday

A man was arrested Friday after a more than four hour standoff with police in Clarkdale. Police officers responded to a home at around 10:30 a.m. on a domestic violence call. When they arrived, officers contacts two people involved with a third person, Adam Martins, who was barricaded in a trailer parked on the property. […]

Day 14 Of “Catch 22” Focuses On A Man Wanted On Multiple Counts In Clarkdale

Today is Day 14 of Yavapai Silent Witness’s “Catch 22” program. Today we focus on 60-year-old John Gregory Lukasik. Clarkdale Police are looking for Lukasik, who is wanted for taking sexually explicit photographs and video recording of two separate victims and displayed them on multiple websites back in 2010. Most of the photos and videos […]

Flagstaff Breaks A Record Set In 1939 Sunday As The Heat Continues

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Many Northern Arizona cities set new record highs Sunday. The National Weather Service says Flagstaff set a new high of 93 degrees, breaking the previous mark of 89 set in 1939. The Prescott Airport blew away the previous record for August 16th by five degrees. Prescott’s high yesterday was 101 degrees, breaking the previous record […]

Day 14 Of “Catch 22” Focuses On A Man Wanted On Multiple Charges In Clarkdale

Today is Day 14 of Yavapai Silent Witness’s “Catch 22” program, where each day we will spotlight a person who is wanted in Yavapai County. Today we focus on 60-year-old John Gregory Lukasik. Clarkdale Police are looking for Lukasik, who is wanted for taking sexually explicit photographs and video recording of two separate victims and […]

Town Of Clarkdale Cancels Fourth Of July Events For 2020

The Town of Clarkdale has decided to cancel its Fourth of July events for this year due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Concert in the Park season has been canceled until next summer. The concert’s sponsor, Salt River Materials Group will purchase a Fourth of July display that will be set […]

One Person Is Dead After A Drowning On The Verde River Saturday

A woman in her 40s drowned Saturday after floating down a fast-rushing Verde River. Clarkdale Police say they were dispatched to the river between Tapco and Tuzigoot parks. The woman and three others were floating down the river, when they became separated. A short time later the victim’s paddle board was discovered lodged against a […]

Four Year Old Boy Dies After A Domestic Dispute In Clarkdale

A four-year-old boy has died after he was injured in a domestic dispute that led to an officer-involved shooting in Clarkdale last week. Police were called to a home near 11th and Main Streets at around 3 p.m. after receiving a call about an injured person last Thursday. Officers located the boy, who had been […]

Day 15 Of “Catch 22” Features A Man Wanted For Multiple Crimes In Clarkdale

Today is Day 15 of Yavapai Silent Witness’s “Catch 22” program, where each day we will spotlight a person who is wanted in Yavapai County. Today we focus on 59-year-old John Gregory Lukasik. Clarkdale Police are looking for Lukasik, who is wanted for taking sexually explicit photographs and video recording of two separate victims and […]

Two People Arrested In Connection With Burglaries In Clarkdale And In Cottonwood

Two people were arrested Friday in connection with the theft of a Cottonwood music store earlier this month and recent burglaries in the Verde Valley. Clarkdale Police say 41-year-old Benjamin Romero and 40-year-old Laina Galloway were both arrested stemming from recent burglaries in Clarkdale. Officers found power tools, chemistry equipment, firearms and drug paraphernalia from […]