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Romero to stand trial on weapons charge
Arrested last summer in connection with burglaries of Habitat, Historical Society, music store

A man who was arrested last summer in connection with some well-publicized burglaries in the west end of the Verde Valley is set to stand trial on some more of his pending charges this week.

By Jason W. Brooks January 7, 2020
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A man accused of kidnapping, endangerment, stealing a vehicle and eight other counts remains in the Camp Verde Detention Center, where he’s been since he was taken into custody Dec. 19.

By Jason W. Brooks January 7, 2020
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A case management conference has been set for Jan. 27, 3 p.m. for a Cottonwood man with four criminal cases in the Yavapai County Superior Court system.

By Jason W. Brooks January 7, 2020
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The Cottonwood Police Department continues its search for Traci Ann Koelzer on fraud charges stemming from the theft of more than $100,000 from the Old Town Association and Iron Horse Inn.

January 7, 2020
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Friday, about 8 a.m., Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to U.S. Forest Service land outside of Rimrock, regarding several unattended packages of marijuana found by Forest Service personnel.

By Jason W. Brooks January 6, 2020
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As a result of a generous anonymous donation, the reward offered for information leading to the arrest of Robert David Pearsall has been increased to $1,500.

By Staff report January 6, 2020
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating 24-year-old Austin Allen Fiser.

January 4, 2020
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating 42-year-old Robert David Pearsall III.

January 4, 2020
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At about 8 p.m. Dec. 31, a Cottonwood police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a white 1991 Ford sport utility vehicle.

January 3, 2020
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As part of the Yavapai Silent Witnesses Catch 22 program, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in finding Sasha Rachel Smith.

January 2, 2020
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your help in locating fugitive Michael William Burch.

January 2, 2020
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According to Cottonwood Police, an officer tried to initiate a traffic stop Saturday evening, but the driver took off, crashed his vehicle and ended up in jail.

December 31, 2019
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A high-profile case involving a police officer, sex crimes and drug-related crime were some of the crime and courts stories that had the most impact on the Verde Valley this year.

By Jason W. Brooks December 30, 2019
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A man accused of killing his father at a Yavapai County campsite in 2016 is due to make a court appearance by phone next week.

By Jason W. Brooks December 30, 2019
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CAMP VERDE — A man arrested for stealing almost $1,400 from the Camp Verde Burger King will spend the next three years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.

December 21, 2019
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Acting on an anonymous tip, Yavapai County’s Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) detectives arrested a man suspected of kidnapping two children as he unlawfully took a vehicle.

December 20, 2019
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RIMROCK — Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a suspect accused of kidnapping two children as he unlawfully took a vehicle.

December 19, 2019
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 11 individuals accused of shipping illegal drugs and contraband across the country through the United Parcel Service (UPS).

December 18, 2019
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Since August, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) has received three similar reports of a man exposing his genitals to women in public areas.

By Max Efrein, The (Prescott) Daily Courier December 18, 2019
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Gustavo Chavez was recently arraigned for his alleged involvement in the theft of donations from the Toys for Tots Foundation. Chavez and his co-conspirators, Lloyd Jorgenson, Paul Lambert, and Melinda Stewart, of Sierra Vista, were indicted this past summer on several charges including: burglary, theft, trafficking in stolen property, conspiracy, and illegally conducting an enterprise.

December 18, 2019
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A man who has been in jail since July was acquitted Friday in a three-day jury trial on some of his pending charges.

By Jason W. Brooks December 17, 2019
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Police: Woman flees Walmart, changes clothes, but still picks up felony charge
Davenport had been arrested at Cottonwood Walmart in 2014 and earlier this year

For at least the second time this month, a call to the Cottonwood Walmart led to a local resident being booked on a felony charge.

By Jason W. Brooks December 16, 2019
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Horne is described as a 23-year-old white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 167 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He has multiple tattoos to include some facial tattoos. Horne’s last known address is on Dinky Creek Drive in Camp Verde.

December 16, 2019
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Help stop Camp Verde vehicle burglary spree
$300 reward for information leading to arrest

CAMP VERDE — On Nov. 21 between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m., several vehicles were burglarized in the Verde Lakes area of Camp Verde.

December 14, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – A Nogales man has been arrested for allegedly transporting more than 10 pounds of heroin following a Dec. 4 traffic stop on North Interstate 17 at Middle Verde Road.

By Dan Engler December 11, 2019

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