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On Sunday, Feb. 24, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies responded to a report of a found child in Dewey.

March 1, 2024
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David Emil Jacobsen has been identified as the male body found in August 2011 in the Beaver Creek area. When found, he had no identification, which hampered YCSO’s investigation.

February 7, 2024
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies were dispatched to the scene of a rollover accident on Copper Basin Road south of Prescott about 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26. Five teens, ages 15 to 17, were in the car.

December 28, 2023
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On Friday, Dec. 15, the YCSO responded to a call of a black Hyundai Sonata that had been sitting in a dirt lot for a few days in Black Canyon City near Mud Springs Road and the Interstate 17 overpass.

December 23, 2023
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) is asking for assistance from any witnesses, including the vehicle that stopped at the scene of an elderly man who was found lying in the roadway near 3325 Beaver Creek Road, in Rimrock, around 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 4.

December 6, 2023
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A Black Canyon City man was arrested Saturday night, Nov. 18, on several weapons charges after allegedly firing multiple rounds outside his residence.

November 23, 2023
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On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 22, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies responded to a call from state livestock agents to assist with serving and executing a search warrant at a farm on North Mohawk Lane in Paulden.

September 25, 2023
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, Sept. 20, approved the acceptance of a funding award in the amount of more than $2.1 million from the Office of Justice Programs, through the Bryne Discretionary Community Project, for a new helicopter for law enforcement-related activities.

By Jesse Bertel September 20, 2023
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On Thursday, Sept. 7, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies were searching for $1,200 worth of items that were stolen from a vehicle at Granite Dells trail on Sept. 1.

September 11, 2023
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At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, a woman at a Chevron gas station in Seligman signaled another customer and passed a note that gave her name asking the customer to call 911, saying she had been kidnapped.

August 24, 2023
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At approximately 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies responded to a South Posse Trail residence in Cottonwood for a reported stabbing.

August 7, 2023
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On Saturday afternoon, July 29, YCSO Search and Rescue personnel assisted Sedona Fire Department with five dental students who were suffering from the effects of heat during a hike on Bear Mountain in Sedona.

August 2, 2023
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Levi Smith, of Dewey, who was reported missing by his sister on Wednesday, July 26, after she had not heard from him in two weeks, was found dead Saturday, July 29, in the vicinity of his abandoned vehicle.

August 1, 2023
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On April 8, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reported that deputies responded to the call of a dead body located approximately one mile east of Interstate 17 near mile marker 254.

July 17, 2023
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At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) received a report of a missing 9-year-old autistic boy who was last seen near the boat ramp on Granite Basin Lake.

July 10, 2023
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors approved the acceptance of a state grant for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) from the Drug Interdiction Fund, formally known as the Border Strike Force Fund.

June 13, 2023
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The Yavapai Justice and Mental Health Coalition was presented with an award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for its work as a nationally recognized leader as a law enforcement-mental health learning site to de-stigmatize mental health issues and improve law enforcement’s response to people in crisis.

June 5, 2023
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The morning of Monday, May 29, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) detectives were dispatched to the report that the body of dead male was found in his Coyote Springs home, in Prescott Valley.

May 30, 2023
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The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) is partnering with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) to enforce Arizona’s seat belt and child safety seat laws.

May 22, 2023
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On Wednesday, May 4, residents in Cordes Lakes were alerted to a pack of vicious mountain lions in the area through a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) emergency notification message.

May 9, 2023
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On Wednesday, April 19, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) K-9 unit attempted a vehicle stop on Interstate 17, in Camp Verde, with the help of a patrol deputy. The driver fled in the vehicle, but deputies did not initiate a pursuit.

April 25, 2023
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At approximately 1 p.m. on Friday, April 7, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) received a call from Sedona Fire that a 53-year-old male subject was not breathing on a trail near Devils Bridge, in Sedona.

April 10, 2023
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Just before 4 p.m. Monday, March 27, a call came in to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) from a woman stating her friend, Jennifer Petri, 44, had fallen 20 feet off a cliff and was no longer visible.

March 29, 2023
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Assessing the latest documentation about drug trends, Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes and Lt. Jarrod Winfrey, commander of PANT, met to speak about the ongoing fentanyl crises, as well as the variety of calls the YCSO handles.

By DEBRA WINTERS, The Daily Courier March 28, 2023
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Family recovered from Oak Creek flood waters in Cornville
Prepare for more stormy weather this week, YCSO says

On Friday, March 17, all hands were on deck to rescue a family of four who had been swept down Oak Creek while attempting to cross Mormon Crossing, in Cornville, and found themselves stuck in swift and flooded waters.

March 20, 2023
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) had another busy weekend tending to several accidents and DUI events across the county.

March 13, 2023
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New drug with street name ‘Tranq’ making way across US
No encounters yet in Yavapai County, PANT says

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) there is a new drug on the streets called xylazine, and it’s being detected in many overdose deaths across the country, as it does not respond to naloxone, or Narcan.

By DEBRA WINTERS, The Daily Courier February 23, 2023
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On Sunday afternoon, Jan. 8, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies responded to the report of the discovery of human remains just north of Seligman, a news release stated.

January 9, 2023
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On Nov. 23, 2022, 22-year-old homicide victim Tristin Roque of Paulden was shot and killed at a residence on Alpine Drive in Paulden, and after extensive investigation by detectives from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO), the murder weapon has still not been found.

December 29, 2022
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At approximately 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the home of YCSO Lt. Daniel Raiss after one of his adult daughters called 911 reporting a family fight.

December 8, 2022
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At 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) responded to the report of a vehicle fire with a person possibly inside on Stoneman Lake Road, located a quarter mile east of Interstate 17 in the Sedona area.

December 6, 2022
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Current Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with future hires for the Sheriff’s Office, are in line to receive thousands of dollars in retention and recruitment bonuses in the coming two years through state funds secured by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and approved this week by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

By The Daily Courier November 16, 2022
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Thanks to cooperation from the community, deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office had a break in a case involving high-dollar vandalism that occurred in a Congress home on Oct. 9.

October 27, 2022
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YCSO deputies responded to a 911 call from a woman on School House Road in Black Canyon City, who stated her husband Thomas Henzler was intoxicated and had fired a bullet into the ceiling to get her attention.

October 8, 2022
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) and the Prescott Valley Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted a special speed-enforcement detail in Yarnell on Sept. 9, issuing 20 citations for speeding.

By The Daily Courier September 13, 2022
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The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is still investigating the case of an off-duty Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) sergeant who accidentally hit and killed a pedestrian in Yarnell this past Friday evening, Aug. 26.

By The Daily Courier August 30, 2022
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Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies arrested two suspects allegedly involved in dealing methamphetamine in Rimrock, the second major meth bust in that area this month.

By The Daily Courier August 25, 2022
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At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 7, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a black, grey, and blue utility terrain vehicle (UTV) was involved in a hit and run collision on Fair Oaks Road in Prescott.

August 9, 2022
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) has identified 53-year-old David Chesney of Queen Creek as the man who was killed in a shooting that occurred at 7:15 p.m. June 25 southwest of Sedona.

By The Daily Courier June 28, 2022
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) will play host to a ceremony remembering fallen Yavapai County law-enforcement officers at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

By The Daily Courier May 25, 2022