Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

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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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YCSO/Medical Examiner conduct Joint Investigation in the Discovery of Human Remains

As the investigation continues in the recovery of human remains and arrest of suspect Walter Mitchell, detectives are seeking additional information from the public. Detectives are hoping to locate what is commonly known as a ‘chest freezer’ owned by Mitchell and then sold in Chino Valley sometime between mid-November and December 19, 2020. The freezer

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YCSO/Medical Examiner conduct Joint Investigation in the Discovery of Human Remains

Yesterday afternoon, December 26, 2020, deputies were notified about possible found human remains in a remote area off Contreras Road, North of Iron Springs Road (County Road 10), outside of Prescott, Arizona. Detectives, in conjunction with Yavapai County Medical Examiner investigators, confirmed they were human. The area was secured as the investigation continued until dark

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Officer Involved Shooting

On November 7th, 2020, at approximately 6:50 pm, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of 55 Cathedral Rock Drive in the Village of Oak Creek  in reference to a domestic disturbance in which the female subject involved had discharged a firearm. Upon arrival, the subject confronted the deputies outside of her residence armed

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Prescott Man Arrested After Multi Agency Search

On Thursday August 20, 2020 at about 645 am officers responded to a call of a possible victim who had walked into the lobby of the La Quinta Inn located 4499 East Highway 69 and was bleeding from her face and possibly her head.  Prior to officers arriving on scene a male subject came inside

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