It was May of 2004, when, according to a press release issued by Susan Quayle, Media Relations Coordinator for YCSO, a truck with a load of Sea-Doos was stolen from a residence in Cottonwood. When the truck was recovered, the 38-year-old driver, John Scott Ferrell from Camp Verde, was arrested for the theft of the truck and the Sea Doos. But, upon examination of the truck, it was apparent that two of the Sea Doos were missing from the truck.
After a bomb scare yesterday, that caused the Yavapai County Courthouse to be evacuated, today all is well, and the court is again open for business.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office has identified the body found in Sedona on May 20, 2007 as that of John Anthony Hopkins, 39, from Camp Verde, AZ.
A 13-year-old Seligman youth was critically injured on Saturday in a motorcycle accident. Evidently, he did not see a cable strung across the entrance to a driveway. The teen ran into the cable, striking it across his abdomen and was thrown from his motorcycle.
By working together, law enforcement agencies across the county were able to serve 180 arrest warrants in the areas of Paulden, Chino Valley, Prescott Valley and Prescott.
There are about 400 full-time residents in Groom Creek, and in the summer, that number can easily double. Add to that the potential 2400 additional visitors at the 8 children's camps in the area.