NAU Police Drops Interim Tags And Names Freshour Chief, Mihalik Deputy Chief

The Northern Arizona University Police Department has dropped the “interim tags” and named Melissa Freshour police chief and Brad Mihalik deputy chief. Both have been serving their roles in an “interim” basis for the last six months since former police chief Kelli Smith resigned and moved to Florida. Freshour has been employed at NAU for […]

Cottonwood Police Officer Jody Makuch Killed In An Off-Duty, Head-On, Accident

Cottonwood Police have lost one of their own. Police say Commander Jody Makuch (MUH-KOOCH) was riding his motorcycle, off-duty, through Cottonwood Monday when a vehicle drifted left of center and struck him head-on. Makuch was transported to Verde Valley Medical Center and passed away from his injuries. The driver, 41-year-old Jason Howard Engel of Camp […]

NAU PD Looking For A Suspect Connected To The Fraudulent Use Of A Credit Card

NAU Police are looking for a female suspect in connection with the fraudulent use of a credit card. Officials say a student misplaced her purse while attending a class at NAU’s Cline Library back on October 2nd. The student searched for the purse but couldn’t find it. The same day at around 2:30 p.m. a […]