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Sedona rock climber requires nighttime helicopter rescue

Sedona AZ (December 13, 2018) — On November 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) helicopter was requested by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) to assist with a nighttime technical rescue of a 52-year-old climber on Thunder Mountain, Sedona, Arizona. The Sedona man was reported to have been rock climbing without ropes and harness when he reached a point... 

Wrong way driver who hit patrol car head on charged with attempted homicide

Sedona AZ (November 30, 2018) – An Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) sergeant acted quickly and heroically by creating a traffic break moments before a wrong way driver collided head on with his patrol vehicle on Arizona Interstate 40 (I-40), likely saving the lives of other motorists. The incident occurred on November 17, 2018, along I-40 near Flagstaff. Shortly after 3:30 in the afternoon,... 

No lives lost on Arizona highways during Thanksgiving holiday

Sedona AZ (November 28, 2018) – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is reporting no collision fatalities on state highways patrolled by AZDPS during the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday evening November 21, through Sunday evening November 25. This success is due to the combined efforts of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Arizona Department of Transportation,... 

AZDPS Detectives Bust Local Marijuana Growing Operation

Marijuana grow operation Sedona AZ (November 16, 2018) – Following a four week long investigation, Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) detectives have arrested seven people in connection with two illegal marijuana cultivation operations. The Mohave County Criminal Targeting Unit (MCCTU) coordinated residential search warrants on two properties in Yavapai County and seized a large amount... 

State Trooper Intentionally Collides with I-10 Wrong-Way Driver

ADOT thermal imaging wrong way indicators are an attempt to prevent head on collisions when drivers enter roadways and proceed into oncoming traffic. Sedona AZ (October 19, 2018) – On October 14, 2018, at 7:33 p.m., Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) troopers received reports of a wrong-way vehicle traveling east within the westbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10, near Avra Valley,... 
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