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Robert Sublet, 20, of Wickenburg, was arrested Jan. 18 for unlawful flight/running from law enforcement and driving with a suspended license. After an officer spotted Sublet driving at 75 mph on Vulture Mine Rd. (30 mph over the posted limit), Sublet allegedly turned into the parking lot of …

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Fifteen months ago, members of MATFORCE, the Yavapai County Substance Abuse Coalition, embarked on monthly meetings to closely examine the rash of drug overdose deaths in the county. The goal was straightforward – figure out how to prevent more drug overdose deaths. Recently, the Community R…

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Christine Dunevent, 43, of Wittmann, was cited Nov. 4 for theft of controlled property and theft of means of transportation after officers reportedly spotted her at a gas station on U.S. 60, driving a stolen ATV that went missing along with another ATV which was located in Wittmann earlier t…

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Eugene Beaman Meyer, age 87, has been assessed as a level 2 (intermediate) risk to the community by the Wickenburg Police Department. Flyers are being distributed to immediate neighbors, community schools, day care centers, local media and the WPD Facebook page.

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Clifford Raty, 50, of Wickenburg, was cited Sept. 28 for theft after allegedly skipping the bill and taking his vehicle from a local mechanic subsequent to receiving services.

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In July, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a location on Pipeline Ranch Road outside of Congress regarding a burglary. The reporting party told deputies two suspicious persons, a man and woman, were seen on the neighbor’s unoccupied property and described the truck …

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On Sept. 26 Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers investigated a one-vehicle, minor-injury collision on US 93 just south of Vulture Mine Road. Laura Johnson of Draper, Utah, was traveling south on US 93 when she encountered another vehicle passing a commercial motor vehicle in her lan…

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On Sept. 26 Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers investigated a one-vehicle, minor-injury collision on US 93 just south of Vulture Mine Road. Laura Johnson of Draper, Utah, was traveling south on US 93 when she encountered another vehicle passing a commercial motor vehicle in her lan…

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There she was, just walking down the street. Camille Padron, 49, of Wickenburg was arrested July 27 for felony failure to appear in Superior Court on prior narcotic drug charges. While responding to another call, an officer reportedly saw Padron leaving a “known drug location” while wearing …

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Jackson C. Erikson-Blackburn, 22, of Wickenburg, was cited July 22 for extreme DUI and DUI with alcohol/drugs. No further information was available.

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Two Wittmann women were arrested on drug charges Sunday night. At approximately 11:25 p.m., a Wickenburg police officer stopped a 2004 Ford Focus on U.S. 60 at milepost 111 for a civil traffic violation. According to Wickenburg Police Department reports, the officer smelled the odor of marij…

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Fredi Bernal, of Wickenburg, and Aurelio Castro-Vasquez were each cited June 29, for felony second-degree burglary after their fingerprints allegedly matched up with those taken from the scene of a forced entry in which two TVs had been taken from a home on the 600 block of N. Madison in Apr…

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Crystal Woods, 41, of Wickenburg was cited June 6 for possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the Wickenburg Police Department report, she was pulled over on U.S. 60, asleep at the wheel with the vehicle still running. After a vehicle search the officer found and confiscated paraphern…

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Chad Smart, 37, of Wickenburg, was cited May 31 for theft and criminal damage for allegedly prying a doorbell camera off of a building on S. Jefferson Street and taking it home, along with a chunk of the wall to which it had been affixed. Smart might have gotten away with the unwise antic, b…

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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office recently released a Community Notification on Sex Offenders for 25-year-old Justin Paul Leffler. This sex offender has advised the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office that he will be living at 8975 S. Iron Springs Road, Kirkland. This individual is not wanted …

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Jonathon Horton, 31, of Wickenburg, was arrested and taken to Fourth Avenue Jail for reckless driving, endangerment and disorderly conduct. Horton allegedly chased a carload of people down the road in his truck with a gun. Police located the suspect who reportedly told them he thought he was…

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A pick up and travel trailer caught fire on Yarnell Hill on Memorial Day afternoon. Several fire departments responded, including Congress, Yarnell and Wickenburg. The truck and trailer were a complete loss, and a 1/2-acre grass fire was quickly doused. According to Department of Public Safe…

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A white GMC Safari van was reported to have been stolen sometime on April 14 or 15 from the area of E. Apache Street. Officers and the rightful owner are keeping an eye out for the van which is described as having two dented rims, a broken side door with broken glass, a broken windshield and…

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A 76-year-old man, wanted on an indictment warrant out of Mohave County, was arrested last week by Wickenburg police. Wayne Hardy was arrested March 29 after a concerned citizen advised police of the warrant, and also of Hardy’s approximate whereabouts. After the warrant was confirmed, six o…

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Authorities continue to investigate a possible homicide in the Wickenburg area. On March 14, Wickenburg police received a report that a dead body had been found between US 60 and the Hassayampa River, about a mile south of town. WPD officers responded and determined the scene was in Maricopa…