YCSO K9’s Recently Help Make Two Drug Busts Near Ash Fork

A pair of K9 dogs from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office had successful incidents lately on Interstate-40 near Ash Fork. The first stop took place back on December 30th where 34-year-old Samson Budagyan from California was pulled over on eastbound on I-40 at around 2:30 p.m. The deputy could smell a marijuana odor from the […]

YCSO Deputies Seize Around 10,000 Fentanyl Pills During A Traffic Stop

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies seized around ten-thousand fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on northbound Interstate-17 in Cordes Junction last week. A K9 deputy pulled over a gray Ford F-150 pickup truck at around 11:45 a.m. for several equipment violations and a moving violation. Driving was 23-year-old Leon Carlos-Uriel and 20-year-old Brayan Contreras Angulo was […]

Harassing A Police Service Animal Could Result In A Misdemeanor Charge Soon

If a bill is signed into law, harassing a police service animal will become a class one misdemeanor. The bill’s sponsor, Legislative District 6 Representative Walt Blackman says the bill would count that harassment as animal cruelty. Blackman says “it’s going to deter folks from messing with these working animals.” He adds: “when these animals […]

YCSO K9 Discovers Ten Pounds Of Meth And Hundreds Of Fentanyl Pills During A Traffic Stop

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies seized ten pounds of meth and hundreds of fentanyl pills during a recent traffic stop near Cordes Lakes. Officials say deputies pulled over a car for an equipment violation on northbound Interstate-17 at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The driver, 52-year-old Timothy Milliard from Colorado, appeared nervous during a discussion with […]