DPS To Participate In The International Roadcheck This Week In Flagstaff

The Department of Public Safety will participate in the International Roadcheck this week in Flagstaff. During the annual event, inspectors across the country, Mexico and Canada, conduct inspections targeting motor carrier, vehicle and driver safety. Inspectors will ensure the vehicle’s brake systems, cargo securement, coupling devices, driveline/driveshaft components and more. Inspections of motorcoaches, passenger vans […]

DPS Officers Arrest A Phoenix Teen On Drug Charges In A Flagstaff Apartment

Officers from the Department of Public Safety conducted an investigation Tuesday at a residence at The Grove just off Lone Tree Road in Flagstaff. DPS officials tells KAFF News 18-year-old Ives Beltran of Phoenix was arrested during the investigation and charged with dangerous drugs for sale, narcotics drugs for sale and weapon-related charges. There’s no […]

A Semi-Truck Fire Shut Down Southbound I-17 In Camp Verde For Ten Hours Friday

Southbound Interstate-17 was closed for hours Friday morning in Camp Verde. DPS says a tractor-trailer caught fire at around 1:45 a.m. at milepost 290, which is the Middle Verde Road exit. ADOT had to close the highway and re-route traffic onto Montezuma Highway to Finnie Flat and back to I-17. DPS says there were no […]

State Troopers Arrest A Fugitive From Out Of State East Of Flagstaff Thursday

A police situation stopped traffic on westbound Interstate-40 east of Flagstaff Thursday. DPS says state troopers responded to an “attempt to locate” and made a traffic stop near the Cosnino Road Exit. Troopers arrested a fugitive wanted on crimes from out of state. The suspect was arrested without incident and no one was injured. Traffic […]

A Rollover Accident Slowed Traffic On Interstate-40 East Of Flagstaff Early Wednesday

There was an accident on westbound Interstate-40 this morning. DPS says a vehicle overturned and two semi-trucks became stuck in the median. The accident happened about 15 miles east of Flagstaff near Twin Arrows at around 3:15 a.m. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. There’s no […]

Recent Drug Busts Near Holbrook Netted Over $4.5-Million Dollars Worth Of Drugs

A recent drug bust netted over four-and-a-half million dollars worth of drugs. DPS officials say state troopers pulled over two semi-trucks on two separate inspections back on August 11th on Interstate-40 near Holbrook. The first stop happened at around 8:22 a.m. on eastbound I-40 eight miles northeast of the city. The trooper conducted a search […]

One Person Killed After Attacking A Couple Near Gray Mountain North Of Flagstaff

A man is dead after attacking a couple and falling off their car near Gray Mountain on Highway 89 north of Flagstaff. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and state troopers responded to the scene Monday at around 1:34 p.m. and closed the highway in both directions. Officials say a couple from Arkansas was traveling south on […]