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State Trooper Rescues Girl During Traffic Stop

AZ State Trooper Otto rescues a missing California child runaway during routine traffic stop in Kingman area. Sedona AZ (January 20, 2017) – Due to relatively new training called Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC), a state trooper received valuable training that assisted him in identifying and rescuing a 16-year-old girl. On January 11, 2017, at 7:20 a.m., an Arizona Department... 

GPS Directions Strand Desert Travelers

Sedona AZ (March 9, 2016) – On March 7, 2016, at 11:20 in the evening, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a family of four, a male and female adult along with their children, ages 4 and 1½ years, were lost and stranded near Alamo Lake. The family’s sedan was stuck in a ditch and they were concerned that an overnight stay would place the family in danger. Neighboring La... 

Armed Man Killed in Shooting

Sedona AZ (September 26, 2015) – PRELIMINARY INFORMATION – At approximately 10:15 on the night of September 25, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies, with assistance from the Department of Public Safety troopers, were dispatched to the 9200 block of South Steven Trail, Wilhoit, Arizona after receiving reports of gunshots fired from a residence. Callers identified the specific... 

Yavapai County Sheriff Appointed to Governor’s Body Camera Study Committee

Sheriff Scott Mascher Sedona AZ (September 22, 2015) – Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher has been appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to the Law Enforcement Officer Body Camera Study Committee formed as a result of legislation in Arizona House Bill 2511. Sheriff Mascher is the only Arizona Sheriff selected for membership in the study committee. Additional law enforcement representatives include... 

Injured Hiker Rescued

Arizona DPS Search and Rescue helicopter Sedona AZ (May 15, 2015) – On May 10, 2015, at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and the Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit responded to a report of an injured hiker in West Clear Creek. An adult male was believed to have a broken leg and in need of rescue. The Blue Ridge resident deputy sheriff... 

Local Crime Scenes and Missing Persons

Sedona AZ (November 20, 2014) – Within the last several days, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office personnel in north central Arizona responded to numerous unrelated deaths, including two probable suicides (one in the Fredonia area and one in the Blue Ridge area), a First Degree homicide and arrest, a search for an overdue hiker on the San Francisco Peaks later found deceased, and a death in a... 

July 4 DUI Enforcement Results

Don’t Drive Drunk! Sedona AZ (July 9, 2014) – Through grant funding made possible by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Tri-City DUI Task Force participated in a DUI Saturation Patrol on July 5, 2014, as part of a sustained effort to combat impaired driving in our communities. In total, 15 officers from the Prescott Police Department, Prescott Valley Police Department,... 

Sedona Fire District Rescues Injured Hiker

SEDONA AZ (May 8, 2013) – Shortly after 1:00 in the afternoon on Saturday, May 4, 2013, Sedona Fire District (SFD) crews responded to a reported injured hiker on the Wilson Mountain Trail. Emergency crews responded from SFD Fire Station #5 in Oak Creek Canyon and SFD Fire Station #4 in uptown Sedona to the Wilson Mountain Trailhead at Midgley Bridge. Once at the trailhead, SFD Battalion Chief... 

Helicopter Crashes After Departing Sedona Airport

Sedona AZ (July 2, 2012) – Early in the morning of July 1, 2012, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a helicopter had apparently crashed into the Verde River about six miles south of Camp Verde, Arizona, near Sedona. A DPS Ranger helicopter arrived in the area and confirmed at least two fatalities. A Yavapai County Sheriff’s office ground crew was eventually able... 

Arizona Sentenced High Ranking Cartel Member

Phoenix AZ (April 26, 2012) — Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced today that Hilario Aguirre of Stanfield, Arizona has been sentenced in Pinal County Superior Court to twenty years in the Department of Corrections for his role as high-ranking member of a Mexico based drug trafficking organization. The organization that Aguirre was involved with is responsible for the importation of... 
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