On October 26, 2021, at approximately 1:50 pm, Deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision on Porter Mountain Road near Forest Service Road 223 in Lakeside, AZ. This collision caused Porter Mountain Road to be closed from 2 pm until 6:30 pm. During this time, school buses were re-routed...
Arizona is approaching the disbursement of the COVID-19 vaccine in a priority phased style due to a limited initial supply of medication. Navajo County is following this model and is currently vaccinating community members who fall into phase 1B.a and will continue to vaccinate those in the 1A category....
On May 27, 2022, Steven John Peterson (33), and Kristen Ann Sanderson (31) both of Lakeside were found guilty of multiple charges relating to sexual conduct with a minor. Steven was remanded to the Navajo County Jail and Kristen was instructed to report to probation. Sentencing for both is...
On March 23, 2021, at approximately 11:51 am, a Sergeant with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop for traffic violations on 3rd Street in the Winslow area. Consent to search the vehicle was requested and granted. A search of the vehicle revealed 16...
Navajo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Introduces Mobile Crisis Unit for Streamlined Mental Healthcare Response Holbrook, AZ – The Navajo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (NCCJCC) is seeking to streamline and improve the care for mentally ill persons in Navajo County. In partnership with the NCCJCC, The Navajo County Sheriff’s...
Arizona’s bald eagles are back, and they will soon be preparing for the next generation of eagles at breeding sites statewide. To assist with the state’s continued bald eagle population growth, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) encourages outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone operators and motorized paragliders to do...
A strong cold front dropping into the region from the north will bring snow to portions of northern Arizona from late Tuesday night through Wednesday. The higher snow amounts are expected to be in eastern Arizona. Hazardous travel conditions could develop. Please check back often for updates!
On December 30, 2020, MCAT Detectives obtained a Superior Court Search Warrant stemming from an ongoing drug sales investigation. MCAT Detectives along with Arizona Department of Public Safety Troopers and Detectives executed the search warrant at a residence on the 2000 block of Woods Drive in Heber, AZ. During the...
The small aircraft crashed in the meadow near Show Low Creek south of 18th Place, officials said. Two people have died after a small plane crashed in Show Low on Wednesday, according to the Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District. Officials said around 6 p.m., Timber Mesa Fire and Medical and...
On March 21, 2021, at about 1:17 pm, a Sergeant with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop for several traffic infractions on Interstate 40 at milepost 273 in the Joseph City area. After further investigation, the Sergeant deployed K-9 Zolton for a vehicle...