Wed, Nov. 13

Countywide warrant sweep targets domestic violence cases

VERDE VALLEY -- Yavapai County sheriff's deputies and officers from a number of county law agencies conducted warrants checks throughout the county this past week.

The warrants involved various charges including assault, child abuse, criminal damage, failure to pay, threatening, failure to obey court order, probation violation, and more.

The goal was to hold these individuals accountable for their actions and provide support for the domestic violence victims. October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The sheriff and police chiefs from around the county who sit as members of the Partner's Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) board, were the driving force to behind the warrant sweep. It was co-lead by Sheriff Scott Mascher and Camp Verde Marshall Nancy Gardner with support of the PANT Board..

Those located and arrested are identified as follows:

James Stinebaker, and Alishea Stinebaker, both 38, from Cottonwood. James' charges include disorderly conduct per domestic violence and failure to pay. He remains in custody on a bond of $824. Alishea is also charged with disorderly conduct per domestic violence and interfere with judicial proceedings and also remains in-custody.

Joseph Vetro, 40, of Sedona, has been released on a promise to appear on charges including failure to pay, assault per domestic violence and criminal damage.

Andrew Adams, 26, from Cottonwood - charges include disorderly conduct per domestic violence, failure to pay, and failure to register as sex offender. He remains in-custody on bond of $8800.

Renee Macias, 36, of Camp Verde, faces four warrants with two counts of failure to pay fines, six counts of issuing a bad check, driving on a suspended license. She remains in-custody on a $3449 bond.

JC McPike, 27, from Camp Verde, was located in the Camp Verde Detention Center in-custody on felony assault charges. Additional warrant charges include two counts of disorderly conduct, and criminal damage. Bond is set at $8000.

Megnon Fatheree, 26, of Prescott Valley, was arrested for failure to appear on domestic violence offenses out of the Mayer Justice Court and also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She has been released on bail.

An additional female was contacted but not arrested due to medical conditions leaving her wheelchair bound. She was directed to contact the Verde Valley Justice Court by end of this business week. Two more suspects were confirmed in-custody at the Department of Corrections in Tucson, and a third is in custody of Immigrations and Custom Enforcement in Eloy.

Patrol officers from the various jurisdictions will continue to check warrants locations and follow-up on any new address information received as a result of this sweep. It is the goal of the task force that each person named in the warrant list is accountable for their case.

More than 60 warrants involving 60 different locations in Yavapai County were checked based on last known addresses.

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