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A Rimrock man accused of trying to light a home on fire with his family inside is due back in court next week for a settlement conference and possible change of plea.

By Jason W. Brooks June 16, 2021
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The Yavapai County Recorder’s Office has received calls from concerned citizens regarding individuals knocking on their doors asking questions for a survey in the county, according to a news release.

June 14, 2021
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office reports that two 15-year-old boys and a 14-year-old boy face the felony charge of aggravated criminal danmage in a week-old case of vandalism at Dr. Daniel Bright School.

By Jason W. Brooks June 14, 2021
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A Cottonwood man was jailed this week after he allegedly tried to enter a vacant home and later assaulted an officer.

By Jason W. Brooks June 4, 2021
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to Dr. Daniel Bright School in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 2, for a report of gunfire. While deputies didn’t find any evidence guns had been fired in the area, they did discover broken windows and vandalism at the school.

By Jason W. Brooks June 4, 2021
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David J. Shultz, 24, of Cornville, is due to appear before Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff on Tuesday, June 1, for a pre-trial conference.

By Jason W. Brooks May 29, 2021
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Jeffrey J. Thomas, 58, is charged with first-degree attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and other charges, stemming from a May 5, 2020, incident in Cottonwood.

By Jason W. Brooks May 29, 2021
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An 11-year-old boy is facing felony charges after police said he was responsible for intentionally setting a fire that caused more than $30,000 worth of damage at the closed Beaver Creek Golf Resort.

By Vyto Starinskas May 29, 2021
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Sedona man charged with stealing mail
Charges include three counts of aggravated identity theft

A man accused of stealing thousands of dollars in checks from Yavapai County mailboxes has been arrested on several charges, according to a news release.

By Jason W. Brooks May 22, 2021
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Cottonwood police are seeking any information the public has about graffiti spray-painted on various Riverfront Park equipment late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

By Jason W. Brooks May 22, 2021
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An 18-year-old Chino Valley man was arrested Monday on multiple charges that include allegedly stealing vehicles from a Cottonwood dealership.

May 22, 2021
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Jill Knox, 47, faces charges of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated DUI and one count each of criminal damage, aggravated assault and endangerment.

By Jason W. Brooks May 19, 2021
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Assault at Verde Valley Fair under investigation
Police say video circulated on social media not related

A spokesperson for the Cottonwood Police Department confirmed Friday that detectives are investigating an assault that happened at the Verde Valley Fair.

By Jason W. Brooks May 7, 2021
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Cottonwood man arrested inside Ace Hardware
Charged with burglary, theft, criminal damage

Terry Moffatt of Cottonwood was jailed this week after allegedly breaking into the Cottonwood Ace Hardware.

By Jason W. Brooks May 6, 2021
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A Michigan man accused of assaulting an officer during an investigation of a stolen vehicle is back in jail and due in court again soon.

By Jason W. Brooks May 4, 2021
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A Camp Verde man accused of killing an off-duty police officer in a September 2020 wreck is due back in court early next month.

By Jason W. Brooks May 4, 2021
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A Camp Verde man accused of killing an off-duty police officer in a September 2020 wreck is due back in court early next month.

By Jason W. Brooks May 3, 2021
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Guillen and Windes were booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center. Each has been charged with one count of child abuse, intentional; and one count of aggravated assault, causing serious injury to their daughter in the April 20 incident at their home in the 3800 block of Tumbleweed Drive.

By Bill Helm April 30, 2021
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Jerry Ray Follett, 34, is scheduled to appear before Yavapai Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff Monday, May 10, 9 a.m.

By Jason W. Brooks April 26, 2021
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Nicole Lynn Weil, 35, was arrested in Tampa, Florida, on a probation violation warrant, according to a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office news release.

By Jason W. Brooks April 23, 2021
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Officers contained the scene and contacted the Department of Public Safety for assistance. DPS’s Ordinance Disposal Unit, or bomb squad, responded to the scene and rendered the devices safe.

By Jason W. Brooks April 22, 2021
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A California man accused of killing his father in a Yavapai County campground in 2016 is due to return to court on Friday, April 30, 1:30 p.m., for a settlement conference.

By Jason W. Brooks April 20, 2021
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A man out on bond after being charged with killing his adult son is due back in court on May 24.

By Jason W. Brooks April 20, 2021
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Man accused in Clarkdale killing remains in jail
Court documents: Hockett killed Fretty with a metal bat, put body in barrel

A Clarkdale man accused in the November 2020 death of another man remains in jail.

By Jason W. Brooks April 13, 2021
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Man accused in 2019 VOC bank threat pleads guilty
Sentencing hearing set for Monday, April 19

A man accused of making terroristic threats in a 2019 Village of Oak Creek bank incident has pleaded guilty to several charges.

By Jason W. Brooks April 9, 2021

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