Authorities Arrest “Catch 22” Day 9 Suspect Nicole Weil In Florida

A suspect that was Day 9 of Yavapai Silent Witness’ “Catch 22” program has been arrested in Tampa, Florida. Authorities were looking for 39-year-old Nicole Lynn Weil. She worked at Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley in June of 2017 she reportedly gave narcotics to students at the facility. Authorities also say she was giving […]

YCSO Search For Three Girls Who Ran Away From Mingus Mountain Academy Thursday

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials are looking for three missing girls who ran away from Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley Thursday. Missing are 16-year-old Kristina Rossum, who is a Black female, five-feet-seven inches tall and 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, 17-year-old Christiana Hunter, who is a white female with pink hair, five-feet-five […]

Yavapai County Authorities Are Looking For A Missing Teenage Girl

Authorities are looking for a missing Prescott Valley teenager who left Mingus Mountain Academy Thursday night. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials are looking for 17-year-old Addisyn Shephard. Shephard was picked up from the school on East Don Carlos Drive at 8 p.m. in a black or dark-colored sedan. She is a white female, five-foot-three inches tall […]

Girl Missing From Mingus Mountain Academy In Prescott Valley Found Safe

A missing teenage girl, who left Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley back on April 30th, has been found safe. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say 14-year-old Jolette Llanes left the school and could have hitchhiked to the Phoenix area. Authorities say Phoenix Police found Jolette Saturday in a Phoenix area home. She was found in […]

Search Continues For A Missing Teen From Mingus Mountain Academy

The search continues for a missing teenage girl who left Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley back on April 30th. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say 14-year-old Jolette Llanes was last seen that night at around 10:30 p.m., where authorities say she left the school and could have hitchhiked to the Phoenix area. She is a […]

Students And Staff From Mingus Mountain Academy Continue To Recover From COVID-19

Students and staff from Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley continue to recover from COVID-19. County health officials say of the 118 students and staff that tested positive for the virus, 62 students and 14 staff have recovered. Health officials say there have been 290 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with six deaths and 143 recoveries […]

The Number Of COVID-19 Positive Cases At Mingus Mountain Academy Is Over 100

There have been 113 cases of COVID-19 attributed directly or indirectly with Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley. Yavapai County health officials say of the 113, 86 are between the ages of 13 and 17 years old. As of Wednesday, there is one new reported case for 272 total cases of the coronavirus with six […]

Mingus Mountain Academy In Prescott Valley Reports Over 40 Cases Of COVID-19

There has been an outbreak of COVID-19 at Mingus Mountain Academy in Prescott Valley. According to the school’s website, Mingus Mountain Academy is a 120-acre residential treatment center for “emotionally and behaviorally at-risk adolescent girls.” The Academy has released a statement saying they are addressing a cluster of cases on the campus. Over 60 people […]