On December 27, 2016, YCSO detectives located 43-year-old Nick Ferrero at a home in Prescott Valley and arrested him for involvement in this burglary. Detectives are hoping to identify Ferrero’s accomplice, pictured in the attached suveillance photos, who can be seen selling some of the victim’s stolen property inside a Phoenix area business.
YCSO is asking anyone with information to call Detective Todd Swaim at 928-554-8605 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232. A tip reported directly to Silent Witness resulting in the arrest of the remaining suspect in this case becomes eligible for a $1000 cash reward. Refer to case 16-042626. (Prior media release information follows).
Original media release issued December 20, 2016 -
YCSO Detectives investigating this commercial burglary have obtained surveillance photos (below) of a possible suspect in this case selling tools believed stolen from the business. The photos were obtained from a Phoenix area business. Detectives would like to identify this suspect and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Todd Swaim at 928-554-8605. Also, Yavapai Silent Witness is offering a $1000 cash reward for any tip that leads to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the burglary. CALLERS MUST CONTACT SILENT WITNESS DIRECTLY WITH THEIR TIP FOR REWARD ELIGIBILITY. The number for Silent Witness is 1800-932-3232.
Original media release text issued December 6, 2016 - PRELIMINARY INFORMATION -On December 3, 2016, deputies were dispatched to 11000 block of Finley Road, Mayer, regarding a burglary report at ‘G and S Gravel.’ The owner told deputies numerous tools and electrical cable were stolen. Additionally, the suspect or suspects also cut/damaged a large amount of heavy gauge electrical cable resulting in a loss estimated in excess of $20,000 to cover the cost of repair or replacement. The owner believes the burglary occurred on Thursday, December 1, 2016, while the business was closed.
Besides stolen electrical cabling, suspect(s) took several pneumatic and mechanic tools valued in the thousands of dollars. Brand names for these tools include Chicago, Snap On, Cornwell, DeWalt and Makita.
The investigation remains active and further details on specific stolen items will be released soon. In the meantime, YCSO is asking anyone with information to call 928-771-3260 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232. A tip reported directly to Silent Witness resulting in the arrest of a suspect or suspects in this case becomes eligible for a $1000 cash reward. Refer to case 16-042626.
Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 or the YCSO website: www.ycsoaz.gov