NAVAJO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECOVERS STOLEN TRACTOR

Holbrook, AZ: On Monday, May 13, 2019 a search warrant was served at the property of 8498 Lake Ridge Rd in Taylor, AZ to attempt to locate a wanted fugitive, Paul Puckett, as well as attempt to locate stolen property that was believed to be located on this property. Navajo County Deputies had conducted recent surveillance of the property and had received information from several individuals that stolen property was being trafficked at this location and additionally the stolen property was still there.
A search warrant was obtained from Navajo County Superior Court and served. During service of the search warrant, Haley Osborne and Paul Puckett were located at the property and taken into custody. Multiple items of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia were discovered inside the home.
Navajo County Deputies also located and recovered a stolen John Deere skid steer with multiple attachments valued over $20,000. Deputies also recovered a stolen ATV which was reported in a recent burglary in the Heber/Overgaard area.
Paul was booked into the Navajo County Jail for charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of stolen property, and a felony parole violation warrant.

Haley was booked into the Navajo County Jail for charges of false reporting to law enforcement, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and hindering prosecution.
Sheriff David Clouse stated “What a great day to celebrate outstanding work from our deputies and detectives by locating a wanted fugitive, also able to return two valuable items of stolen property back to their owner”