A Chino Valley Man Is Arrested After A Two Hour Standoff With YCSO SWAT Sunday

A Chino Valley man was arrested Sunday following a standoff with Yavapai County Sheriff’s SWAT members. Authorities say they received a call at around 2:30 p.m. concerning the well-being and mental health of a 57-year-old man. They responded to a home in the 25-hundred block of West Sundial Road. Investigators discovered Emery Dodd told a […]

New Hampshire Man Found Dead At The Grand Canyon National Park

A New Hampshire man’s body has been found 350 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon Wednesday morning. National Park Service officials say they received a call Tuesday at around noon about a possible suicide just east of the Yavapai Geology Museum. Staff conducted a search and located the body of 29-year-old Chad Hafford […]

Flagstaff Man Found Dead In His Jail Cell Friday Morning

A Flagstaff man was found dead Friday morning in his cell in the Coconino County Detention Center. Officials were conducting a security and welfare check at around 1:35 a.m. and found 33-year-old Francisco Jesus-Rumaldo Rivera hanging by a bed sheet, tied to the ladder of his bunk. Life-saving measures were conducted on Rivera, but he […]

Flagstaff Police Officer Found Dead At His Home In Flagstaff Saturday

The Flagstaff Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Authorities say Officer Jarrett Shughart was found at his home Saturday, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officers arrived at his home on a welfare check and found his body. There were no other people at home at the time of the […]

Man Apparently Jumps Off The Grand Canyon Skywalk To His Death Saturday

The search is on to try and locate the body of a man who reportedly climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk Saturday and apparently jumped. Grand Canyon West officials say the 28-year-old jumped at around 4:30 p.m. The Skywalk is an attraction on the west side of the Grand Canyon that […]

Man Killed In An Officer-Involved Shooting In Chino Valley Friday

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Friday morning in Chino Valley. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the 16-thousand block of Vaquero Drive at around 11 a.m. on a report of a suicidal man in his 50s. Deputies found the 51-year-old Danny Mihalik from Chino Valley, armed with a […]

YCSO Responds To A Pair Of Suicidal Situations Sunday

Deputies with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Department had a busy Sunday with two suicidal situations that were settled without incident. The first happened in Rimrock at around 3:30 p.m. Deputies were sent to a home where an 18-year-old was threatening to shoot himself with a handgun. A younger sibling reported the incident and said the […]

Man Killed Monday In Bellemont Has Been Identified

The man who was killed in Bellemont on Interstate-40 Monday morning has been identified. DPS says troopers were called to milepost 185 at Transwestern Road at around 7:26 a.m. after a man jumped from the bridge over the interstate and was hit by a passing car. The person has been identified as 42-year-old Issac Kappy […]

Fatal Accident Causes Delays On Eastbound I-40 In Bellemont Monday Morning

Interstate-40 eastbound was brought to halt Monday morning after a fatal accident in Bellemont. DPS officials say a man jumped off the overpass at milepost 185 at around 7:26 a.m. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. ADOT says eastbound traffic was being taken off the interstate and allowed to go back on at […]

Flagstaff Police Officer Dies Of An Apparent Suicide In Mesa

The Flagstaff Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Officials say Officer Daniel Beckwith died from an apparent suicide in Mesa on Tuesday. Officer Beckwith had been with the Flagstaff Police Department since July of 2014. He had been on paid leave since June of 2018 and living in Mesa since […]