Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office


YCSO Seeking Public’s Help to Identify Attempted Child Abduction Suspect

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating and identifying a possible kidnapping suspect. Around 5:45 pm, on Tuesday, April 13th, YCSO received a call that someone attempted to kidnap an eight-year-old girl in the Castle Canyon Mesa area near Prescott Valley. The girl was riding her bicycle near East

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Man Quickly Arrested by YCSO Deputies After Shooting a Weapon Along Highway 89

On March 1, 2021, 24-year-old Zane Winther from Skull Valley was arrested after receiving reports that Winther was shooting a gun while traveling along Highway 89 in Yarnell. The report came from the suspect’s mother who stated that Winther, a passenger in her car, was intoxicated when he began waving the handgun. She claimed that

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Recent K9 Actions involving large Seizure of Marijuana Loads

On January 7, 2021, around 9:15 AM, a YCSO K9 Unit conducted a moving violation traffic stop on east I40 near Ash Fork, Arizona. During contact with the driver, 50-year-old Phatsavong Rasasy from Alabama, the deputy could detect an odor of marijuana from the interior of his red Toyota Highlander. Rasasy was extremely nervous and

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