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Emergency Services

A Busy Weekend for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office: A Plane Crash and an Attempted Homicide

Single Engine Airplane Crashes in Mazatzal Wilderness Area On Friday afternoon, November 11, 2022, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office received a notification from the Arizona Department of Emergency Management (DEMA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of a downed single engine airplane. With assistance from the Civil Air Patrol, the destroyed aircraft and the pilot were

Shooting

Update to Fatal Shooting in Rimrock – Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

Image courtesy of Depositphotos The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is offering further details on the fatal shooting in Rimrock last Saturday evening (10/8) that left two men dead and one in custody on murder charges. Eyewitnesses reported that after an altercation at a party attended by the three men, Rafael Zapata of Camp Verde was

Mass Shootings

Gunman kills 3 seniors over potluck dinner at Alabama church – Associated Press

The 70-year-old visitor had previously attended some services at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church before police say he showed up for a potluck dinner, pulled out a handgun and fatally shot three of the elderly participants, one of whom died in his wife’s arms as she whispered words of love in his ear. Church members were

Crime

Man Arrested for First Degree Murder after Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend

On May 16th, 2022, at approximately 10:29 P.M. Prescott Police Officers responded to Yavapai Regional Medical Center, located at 1003 Willow Creek Rd. upon the report of a female victim that had sustained a single gunshot wound. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the victim, Skylar Hughes, a 31-year-old female, had

Crime

UPDATE: Phoenix Man Shot and Killed in Chino Valley

In regard to the fatal shooting that occurred at a residence in Chino Valley on December 19th, 2021, preliminary investigation revealed that the victim responded to the residence in 1500 block of Golden Drive in order to contact the suspect for some type of property exchange. During their interaction, the suspect produced a handgun and

Crime

Phoenix Man Shot and Killed in Chino Valley

On 12/19/2021 at approximately 10:06 am, Chino Valley Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1500 block of Golden Drive, in Chino Valley. There had been reports of a shooting that had just occurred at the location, with one person reportedly being shot. When officers arrived, they found a 47-year-old male, who is a

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