Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and PANT Detectives Confiscate 53lbs of Meth, 120,000 Fentanyl pills During Traffic Stop

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 deputies conducted a vehicle traffic stop northbound on Interstate 17 in Cordes Lakes yesterday evening and found 53 pounds of methamphetamine, 36 pounds of multicolored m-30 fentanyl pills, and 5 kilograms of cocaine. When deputies approached the vehicle, the driver, Ryan Ellman (33) of Tulsa Oklahoma, was showing obvious


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Provides Year to Date Drug Seizure Statistics

The illegal narcotics epidemic shows no sign of slowing down, but neither are the efforts of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, including the operations of the Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) and the YCSO K9 Interdiction Division. The two units have removed hundreds of pounds of narcotics off the streets of not only Yavapai County,


Prescott Valley Police K-9 Kato Discovers Multiple Drugs

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, just before midnight, Prescott Valley Police Officers stopped a 2002 Jaguar for multiple traffic violations at State Route 69 and Fain Road. Due to the behavior of both driver and passenger, the K-9 Unit was called for backup. Officer Ellison and K9 partner, Kato, responded to the scene and Kato


One Pill Can Kill Anti-Drug Campaign

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is warning the American public of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine. The One Pill Can Kill campaign is being used in hopes of spreading awareness that International and domestic criminal drug networks are mass-producing


Drug Dealers Busted and Taken Off Yavapai County Streets

Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) are ridding the streets of deadly narcotics. First, PANT Detectives received information that Becky Comstock, 39, of Chino Valley was involved in the ongoing sale of fentanyl in the area. On April 11, 2022, during investigations, Ms. Comstock was stopped by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units near Dewey. The

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