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Sheriff’s deputy stops vehicle, seizes 11 pounds of meth

A Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy who stopped a car for an equipment violation on Saturday, Jan. 13, found nearly 11 pounds of methamphetamine in the car, according to YCSO spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn.

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Dump truck overturns on Highway 69

A dump truck that police said was traveling too fast to turn from Highway 69 onto Fain Road rolled over Thursday.

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Driver allegedly drags police officer, arrested for aggravated assault

A driver who apparently became impatient with a police officer directing traffic on Wednesday, Jan. 11, dragged the officer several feet before she was able to break free, according to Prescott Deputy Chief of Police Amy Bonney.

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Smoki Museum opens new exhibit on Saturday

The Smoki Museum of Indian Art and Culture will present a new exhibit titled “On the Gleaming Way: The Slim Woman and the Kayenta Navajos” with the opening scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m.

Burglaries from unlocked vehicles continue

Police are continuing to receive calls from residents reporting that their vehicles have been burglarized, said PVPD spokesman Jerry Ferguson.

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Four ways you can get physical this year

Forty-one percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions – and lose weight/eat healthier and work out more often rank first and seventh, respectively, on the list of most popular resolutions.

Con men ramp up ‘jury duty’ scam, victim loses nearly $800 (hear recording)

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has received “numerous” complaints in recent days about phone calls claiming to be from the YCSO and demanding money as a fine for failure to appear for jury duty, Sheriff’s spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said.

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4 editors leading combined newsroom

Prescott Newspapers, Inc. has restructured its newsrooms to combine operations and focus community content.

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Assault charges on hold against Phoenix man who allegedly stabbed two in Prescott fight

The Yavapai County Attorney’s Office has sent back to police for further investigation the case against a man who police say stabbed two men in a fight in the alley behind Whiskey Row early Friday morning, Dec. 30.

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Unoccupied home burglaries trending higher, Prescott police say

PRESCOTT – Several unoccupied homes, listed for sale, have been burglarized in the past few months, and police are asking for the community’s help in catching those responsible.

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