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Rash of vehicle thefts, burglaries strike Granville in Prescott Valley

One theft leads to high-speed chase to Phoenix

Between Friday, Sept. 14, and Sunday, Sept. 16, the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) responded to reports of over twenty vehicle burglaries and four vehicle thefts that took place within the Granville subdivision of Prescott Valley, according to a PVPD news release.

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Crews put out fire on train in Paulden

Incident was highly unusual for CAFMA service territory

Firefighters with the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) were called to handle a highly unusual situation for them early Sunday morning, Sept. 16. A train passing through Paulden reported two train cars on fire.

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Experts, public discuss state of Arizona’s criminal justice system

Town Hall: What can be done to improve the system?

More than $1 billion is spent annually in Arizona to maintain the state’s criminal justice system, according to data gathered by Arizona Town Hall, an independent nonprofit membership organization.

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AG finds CYFD board members violated open meeting law several times

Members will be required to go through Open Meeting Law training sessions

In early August, the Arizona Attorney General‘s Office found that members of the Central Yavapai Fire District (CYFD) board violated Arizona open meeting law on several occasions dating back as far as December 2017.

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Serial bank robber arrested by YCSO deputy during 'routine' traffic stop

Criss-Cross Bandit suspects wanted in 9 bank robberies indicted by FBI

A suspect connected to a string of bank robberies throughout the Phoenix-metro area in the last two years was arrested by a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputy in late August, according to a YCSO news release.

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Bicyclist run over by City of Prescott vehicle

Man flown to Phoenix hospital with serious injuries

A 39-year-old bicyclist was flown to a Phoenix-area hospital with serious injuries after being run over by a City of Prescott pickup shortly after noon Tuesday, Sept. 11.

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New attorney for Cecilio Cruz murder case may be ready for trial by next summer

The 21-year-old murder case against Cecilio Cruz, 38, is creeping along as a new attorney for Cruz is now three months on the job.

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New speed signs in PV collect data, raise awareness

City of Prescott already using devices to increase safety

If you’ve driven down Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley in the past week, you’ve likely noticed a couple new devices that tell you exactly how fast you’re going.

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Increased traffic enforcement planned for Labor Day weekend

This Labor Day weekend, local police will be out in force conducting DUI and seat belt enforcement.

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One killed in plane crash north of Prescott Airport

Pilot was only one on the aircraft

The single occupant of a small private plane was declared dead on scene Wednesday night, Aug. 29, after the aircraft crashed north of the Prescott Municipal Airport.

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