Fri, May 24

Assault sends Cornville man to hospital

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance with an alleged assault in Cornville.

According to a police report, deputies responded to Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood in reference to a report of assault on April 24.

The report states that deputies met with Urrutia Jimenez, 27, of Cornville, who alleges he was struck in the face with a stick by unknown assailants and was knocked unconscious. Deputies report that Jimenez told deputies that he was at a party near the Verde River with a group who engaged in a shouting match before he was assaulted.

Deputies report that Jimenez denies being robbed and that he allegedly does not know any of the people involved.

Deputies report that Jimenez has multiple cuts and abrasions with injuries to his head, face and cheek and has a possible fractured jaw and hand.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on this assault to please call Deputy Shonna Willingham at (928) 567-7710, or Yavapai Silent Witness at (800), 932-3232.

Traffic stop leads to multiple warrants arrest

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Collin Lyle Jackson, 26, of Lake Montezuma on April 23.

According to a police report, deputies on patrol on Cornville Road near the Apache Maid Ranch initiated a routine traffic stop on a vehicle that was allegedly speeding.

Deputies report that the deputy contacted dispatchers who allege that the vehicle had not been registered after being sold in February 2004.

According to the report, the deputy made contact with the driver, Jackson, and observed a female in the passenger seat and a small child in an infant carrier in a rear seat.

Deputies allege that Jackson claimed that he had no identification on him.

The report states further, that as the deputy spoke with Jackson, the deputy allegedly detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage, then observed a beer bottle on the driver’s side of the front console.

Dispatchers indicated that Jackson had three arrest warrants pending and a subsequent search of the vehicle yielded another half-empty bottle of beer as well as Jackson’s wallet and identification.

Deputies report that Jackson was arrested and transported to Yavapai County Detention Facility in Camp Verde for substance testing.

According to the report, Jackson's blood alcohol concentration tested at .063 percent.

Jackson faces charges of aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle, driving on a suspended license and interfering with judicial procedure. According to deputies, Jackson's outstanding warrants allege failure to return rental property, failure to pay a fine and endangerment.