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The suspect from that wrong-way incident is Daniel Richard Zimmerman, 44, of Phoenix, according to Bart Graves, DPS media relations specialist. He was booked into the Yavapai County Jail in Camp Verde on charges of aggravated DUI and endangerment, Graves added.

By Vyto Starinskas August 12, 2020
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David Michael Getzen, 59, of Cottonwood, was sentenced July 31, to 1.5 years in the Arizona State Prison after pleading guilty to two counts of impersonating a peace officer, both class six felonies.

August 10, 2020
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Stewart was booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center for several felonies related to possession of meth for sale. He also had pending meth sales charges from Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking and booked on those charges as well.

By Jason W. Brooks August 10, 2020
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Five people booked on drug charges in traffic stop
Traffic stop in Cottonwood reveals 5.6 grams of methamphetamine, police say

Five people were booked last weekend on drug charges after a traffic stop by a Cottonwood Police Department officer, according to a news release.

By Jason W. Brooks August 6, 2020
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A Prescott-area man was arrested in Colorado, according to a news release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, for calling in a bomb threat to a dispatch center and other facilities.

By Jason W. Brooks August 6, 2020
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A 28-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning on charges that stem from fires Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies allege he started in a residential area of the Verde Village.

By Jason W. Brooks August 5, 2020
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Friday, July 30, a Cottonwood Police Department traffic stop led to felony charges and three arrests.

By Jason W. Brooks August 3, 2020
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In the search, detectives found a clear plastic baggie containing 60 blue fentanyl pills marked M30 by the driver’s seat. Also located was a glass meth pipe and a hollowed out grey pen with apparent fentanyl residue.

By Bill Helm August 3, 2020
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A man convicted of the 2008 murder of a 62-year-old disabled Tucson woman may get the chance for a new trial.

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Early on the evening of Friday, July 24, Cottonwood police officers conducted a traffic stop that led to a felony drug arrest, according to a news release.

By Jason W. Brooks July 30, 2020
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Jayla Shepard of Cottonwood was arrested July 23 for possession of narcotic drug for sale (heroin), possession of a narcotic drug, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

By Bill Helm July 29, 2020
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Political signs destroyed in Camp Verde
Class 2 misdemeanor to remove, alter or deface campaign signs

Close to 30 political campaign signs were destroyed in Camp Verde the morning of July 22. Destruction of political signs is a class 2 misdemeanor.

By Bill Helm July 27, 2020
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At approximately noon Thursday, Cottonwood police officers responded to a report of a man threatening people with a handgun in a Verde Valley Medical Center parking lot.

By Bill Helm July 24, 2020
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Over the weekend, police officers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle and discovered it been used in an attempt to steal an automated teller machine at a nearby bank, according to the Cottonwood Police Department.

By Jason W. Brooks July 23, 2020
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Two men were arrested late Saturday evening for numerous felony charges after Cottonwood police officers responded to a report of several people being threatened with a handgun, according to a report from the Cottonwood Police Department.

By Jason W. Brooks July 21, 2020
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Thursday, July 16, deputies from the Camp Verde Marshall’s Office arrested 28-year-old Maxwell Rodney Leslie, a suspect in three burglaries.

By Bill Helm July 21, 2020
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The sentencing of a 21-year-old Camp Verde man for his role in a 2018 death of a pedestrian has been postponed again. Jesse Michael Etienne, was convicted by a jury in February of second-degree murder in the July 2018 death of a pedestrian, Jesus Zazueta, 31.

By Jason W. Brooks July 20, 2020
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Man arrested in Camp Verde with 367 grams of cocaine
Interdiction operation was conducted in Camp Verde

A Friday-afternoon traffic stop and arrest led Cottonwood police officers to the discovery of 367 grams of cocaine in a man’s vehicle.

By Jason W. Brooks July 19, 2020
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Two people were recently arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop that led to search and alleged discovery of 13 grams of methamphetamine.

July 19, 2020
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A man charged in a 2019 kidnapping and vehicle theft incident is scheduled for a possible change-of-plea hearing next month in Yavapai County Superior Court after a similar hearing on July 9 didn’t produce a signed plea agreement.

July 14, 2020
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Bradford was booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center on felony charges of aggravated assault, assault, kidnapping and criminal damage.

By Bill Helm July 13, 2020
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Wednesday, July 8, at the Pilot Travel Center in Cordes Junction, for possession of fentanyl, after receiving a tip from an anonymous witness who reported seeing the occupants of a white Nissan Xterra injecting themselves in the parking lot.

By Jesse Bartel, Prescott Daily Courier July 12, 2020
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A traffic stop and arrest led to a vehicle search and seizure of narcotics Wednesday afternoon — with the help of the Cottonwood Police Department’s K-9.

By Jason W. Brooks July 9, 2020
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An ongoing investigation into two fatal fentanyl overdoses — and three other non-fatal overdoses — resulted in the mid-June arrests of two suspected Prescott dealers, one pleading guilty and sentenced to 3.5 years in prison and a second on bond at the Camp Verde Detention Center.

By Nanci Huston, Prescott Daily Courier July 8, 2020
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Man turns himself in at Cottonwood Police Department; wife found dead
Allegedly used knife to kill his 53-year-old wife in Black Canyon City home

Donald Scott, 64, turned himself in at the Cottonwood Police Department on Saturday, July 4, admitting he killed his wife, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

By Staff report July 6, 2020

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