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Silent Witness Tip and Detective’s Diligence Lead to Trailhead Burglary Suspects

Sedona AZ (January 11, 2017) – In November of 2016, after a tip-off to a trailhead burglary suspect’s identity, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office detective began following case leads and obtained information from an electronics store about a cell phone purchased using the victim’s stolen credit card. He traced the cell phone serial number to a Prescott Valley man, Robert Abbott, 26,... 

Number of Skimmers Found this Month Surpasses 2015 Total

Sedona AZ (August 12, 2016) – Coming to gas pumps near you soon? Criminals are upping the stakes when it comes to stealing your credit and debit card information at gas pumps. The state has found more skimmers so far this month than it found in all of last year. Between August 1 and August 12, 2016, there were twelve skimmers found while last year’s total was eleven. Not only are more... 

Thieves Rob Cornville Trailhead Parked Cars

Sedona AZ (June 16, 2016) – On June 6, 2016, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Mormon’s Crossing Day Use parking lot in Cornville, Arizona, after receiving reports of two vehicle burglaries. Two female adult victims had parked their respective vehicles at the location to access the nearby creek. When they returned to the parking area, both realized their... 

YCSO Arrests Two and Rescue One

Porschae Renee Page arrested Sedona AZ (June 22, 2015) – On June 18, 2015, just before 10:00 at night, a YCSO K9 deputy arrested Porschae Renee Page, 28, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Christopher Michael Johnson, 30, also from Minneapolis, after locating marijuana, over $20,000 in cash, and fraudulent credit cards during a traffic stop. Both were arrested on valid Federal arrest warrants. The... 

Vehicle Theft and Credit Card Fraud Arrest

Sedona AZ (June 11, 2015) – On June 9, 2015, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 deputy stopped a silver Volkswagen Jetta for running the stop sign in front of the Depot 89 gas station, adjacent to Highway 89 in Paulden, Arizona. A records check revealed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Oregon. The driver, Johnnie Applegate, 32, from Portland, Oregon, and his passenger, Danielle... 

Protect Your Personal Information

Sedona AZ (March 8, 2014) – As National Consumer Protection Week comes to a close, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is reminding Arizonans that financial fraud has many different forms (data breaches, identity theft, and telemarketing scams) and providing tips to help consumers protect themselves. “Scammers often target the most vulnerable people in society, a sobering fact made clear by some... 
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