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Rollovers sends two to hospital<br>

Two women were hospitalized at Verde Valley Medical Center following a midnight accident involving two vehicles. Both vehicles apparently rolled over during the accident.

Firefighters from the Verde Rural Fire Department reported that both women had gotten out of their vehicles before emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene. The accident occurred at 12:16 a.m. Thursday.

Marla Lane, 25, was admitted to Verde Valley Medical Center for observation. The extent of her injuries was unknown.

Nancy Sloan, 61, was admitted to Verde Valley Medical Center with a broken hip.

Details of how the accident happened were not available.

Pair arrested for drug possession

Two Sedona residents were arrested for drug violations following a routine traffic stop in Camp Verde July 26.

At 7:27 p.m. July 26, Camp Verde deputies stopped a car traveling west on Main Street just east of the Clear Creek Mobile Home Park. Jorge Ojeda Olivas, 25, the driver of the vehicle, and Sabino Terrazas Nunez, 25, a passenger were both found to be in possession of narcotic drugs.

Field tests indicated the drugs were cocaine with an approximate quantity of 19 grams. The white powder substance will be sent to the Department of Public Safety laboratory for analysis and weight. The substance was packaged in small bags.

Olivas and Nunez each face charges of drug possession, possession of drugs with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Garbage cans overturned, one arrested

Numerous calls of turned over garbage cans prompted the arrest of one man Tuesday in Sedona.

After receiving several calls, Sedona police were searching the residential areas along Rodeo Road, Sanborn Drive, Harmony Drive and Sunshine Lane for someone who may have been knocking over garbage cans.

Robby Duane Morgan, 30, was arrested for criminal damage and extreme driving under the influence. He was booked by Sedona police and transported to the Yavapai County Jail in Camp Verde.

In all, 42 garbage cans were overturned and four residences had damaged mailboxes.

Vendo on the job

The Cottonwood Police Department has a new member and this law enforcement specialist doesn't carry a gun.

Vendo, a K-9 officer, recently completed training and is on the job along with his handler, Officer Ron Ekholm. The pair is available for presentations to local organizations. Contact Ekholm at 634-4246.

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