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Dynamite Discovery Causes Yarnell Evacuation

Dynamite (pictured above) in use during the construction of Douglas Dam, a Tennessee hydroelectric dam built in record time in the early 1940s to meet emergency energy needs at the height of World War II. (Public domain photo) Sedona AZ (May 18, 2017) – On May 17, 2017, around 2:15 in the afternoon, two men walked into the Yarnell Sheriff’s substation to report finding a box of dynamite while... 

Arizona Double Homicide Leads to Colorado Criminal’s Arrest

Sedona AZ (May 7, 2017) – On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at approximately 9:00 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a Williams, Arizona man reporting that he had found his neighbor dead. Sheriff’s deputies from the Williams District responded to the property and discovered a man and a woman, both adults, deceased by suspected homicide. The Sheriff’s... 

Double Homicide Investigation Begins Second Day

Sedona AZ (May 3, 2017) – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation of a double homicide north of Williams, Arizona in an area known as Red Lake. CCSO detectives, as well as a team from the Arizona Department of Public Safety comprised of investigators and crime scene technicians, are on the second day of processing the murder scene. The victims have been identified... 

Bitter Springs Hiker Rescued

Bitter Springs hiker rescue ends successfully Sedona AZ (May 1, 2017) – Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue and DPS Air Rescue helicopter rescued a stranded female hiker from cliffs east of Bitter Springs in Arizona. On Sunday, April 30, at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a request for a rescue. The hiker, an adult woman... 

OUI Checkpoint on Lake Powell

Lake Powell AZ Sedona AZ (July 30, 2016) – On Saturday, August 13, 2016, law enforcement agencies in northern Coconino County will be conducting an Operating Under the Influence (OUI) and boating safety checkpoint at Lake Powell from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol and drug involved boat collisions, OUI checkpoints are conducted... 

Lost Hiker Rescued from Flagstaff Peak

Sedona AZ (April 22, 2016) – On April 21, 2016, at 8:30 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue responded to a lost hiker report on Humphrey’s Peak, Flagstaff. The male hiker, 59, was off trail at approximately an 11,700 foot elevation and in an area known as Temptation Gully. He was cold, tired, disoriented, with some underlying medical conditions. CCSO... 

Arrest in Flagstaff Home Invasion

Sedona AZ (March 30, 2016) – On Monday, March 28, 2016, at 4:49 p.m., a woman residing at a Winchester Drive, Flagstaff, Arizona home reported a suspicious person. According to the caller, a male approached her in the garage saying he needed help. He told her that people were after him and then ran away from the property. Due to his physical appearance and his actions, she believed the man was under... 

Homicide Suspected in Flagstaff Campsite Death

Sedona AZ (November 9, 2015) – A deceased man found near the Fat Man’s Loop Hiking Trail, Flagstaff (AZ), on November 5, 2015, has been identified as Carl Lee Shetler, 60. Investigators were unable to determine a home city or state for Mr. Shetler and he has been listed as a homeless transient. Investigators have not been able to identify or locate any next of kin for the deceased victim. At... 

Eight Year Old Drowns in Verde River

Sedona AZ (July 7, 2015) – Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has provided additional information regarding the actions of the victim’s 39-year-old uncle during this drowning incident. The following is a synopsis from case reports: As the uncle and his nephew were attempting to recross the Verde River to return to their vehicle, the uncle told YCSO deputies he stepped off a ledge into water... 

Lightning Strike Kills One and Injures Several

Sedona AZ (June 28, 2015) – A lighting strike in the Mogollon Rim caused the death of a young female and injured several others when they sought shelter underneath a Ponderosa pine tree during a thunderstorm. The Northern Arizona Regional 911 Center in Flagstaff (AZ) received an emergency call around 4:20 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, for several people injured by a lighting strike. Coconino... 
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