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Jason W. Brooks
Associate Editor

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Jason W. Brooks is the associate editor for the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.

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Cottonwood man arrested for sex crime for second time in one week
Shanks admitted to detectives he downloaded child porn

A man who was arrested last weekend and charged with exposing himself to children has also been booked on charges related to possessing child pornography.

By Jason W. Brooks January 17, 2020
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An announcement during Wednesday’s Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting confirmed what most observers anticipated would be the next move by a developer hoping to build a mixed-use project.

By Jason W. Brooks January 16, 2020
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A man is in custody after Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were told he exposed himself to children multiple times in Cottonwood.

By Jason W. Brooks January 15, 2020
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Kegn Moorcroft has interacted with all types of Verde Valley visitors over the past eight years.

By Jason W. Brooks January 14, 2020
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PRESCOTT — Yet another trial delay has occurred for the man accused in the 1997 death of Marisol Gonzales and her unborn son, Andrew – and the trial is now set to start one day after the anniversary of the death of the victim.

By Jason W. Brooks January 14, 2020
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A former Sedona woman indicted on child molestation and other charges agreed to a plea agreement last week just before her trial was set to begin.

By Jason W. Brooks January 14, 2020
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COTTONWOOD —The Yavapai County Supervisors, set to meet Wednesday in the County Annex on Sixth Street at 9 a.m., are set address two action items related to completely different scale projects.

By Jason W. Brooks January 11, 2020
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Why was Yavapai County the site of a sudden, albeit mild, surge in its number of newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus cases in 2019? And why did that spike eventually level off?

By Jason W. Brooks January 11, 2020
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A 40-year-old man is back in the Camp Verde Detention Center after he was arrested on a new burglary charge — and he was out of jail, allegedly, after his bond was paid illegally.

By Jason W. Brooks January 9, 2020
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COTTONWOOD — In 2017, it was Ruben Jauregui. In 2018, it was Kyla Allen, and in 2019, it was Tosca Henry. In 2020, the vice mayor of Cottonwood will be Michael Mathews.

By Jason W. Brooks January 9, 2020

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