Drug Overdoses In Prescott Valley Continue To Be A Big Problem

The Prescott Valley Police Department says drug overdoses continue to be a big problem. Officials say there were 25 overdose calls with ten deaths in Yavapai County in a seven month period ending in mid-April. However, there have been seven more overdose calls and four additional deaths since then. Authorities say the most common ages […]

Republican CD 1 Candidate Chris Taylor Suspends Campaign After Heroin Overdose

A candidate for Congress in District One has suspended his campaign after he overdosed on heroin last week. Safford City Councilman and CD 1 candidate Chris Taylor said in a statement on his Facebook page that he is seeking treatment for an opioid addiction he has had since high school. Taylor is a combat veteran […]

Prescott Valley Police Help Save The Life Of A Teenager Tuesday

Prescott Valley Police responded to a call of a possible overdose by a teenager Tuesday. Officers were called to the 39-hundred block of North Robert Road at around 6 p.m. When they arrived they found a 17-year-old male unresponsive in the backseat of the vehicle located at Dave’s Fast Stop. First responders began life-saving measures […]

Winslow Police Save A Teen’s Life After He Overdosed On Fentanyl

Winslow Police officers were recently involved in saving a life of an area teenager. Last Saturday, officers were called to a home at the 18-hundred block of West Fleming Street, by emergency personnel, on a report of a 15-year-old boy not breathing and turning blue. When officers arrived it was believed the teenager likely overdosed […]

Cottonwood Teen Dies After An Overdose Of Pills Possibly Laced With Fentanyl

A Cottonwood teenager passed away Monday after overdosing on what is believed to be fentanyl pills. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the four-thousand block of East Wild Stallion Trail. Detectives learned a friend of the 17-year-old male went to check on him after sending several text messages with no response. […]