Around 12:15 PM on March 1, 2022, reports began to come in of a fire start in west Concho, AZ. The fire quickly moved through natural grasslands towards the southeast. Current size: Approximately 1000 acres Incident start date: March 1, 2022 Location: about 7 miles southeast of Concho, AZ Containment: 40% Cause: Under...
FLAGSTAFF – As the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to repave 10 miles of I-40 from I-17 to Walnut Canyon Road, drivers should plan for lane restrictions through the fall. Beginning Friday, Aug. 13, I-40 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions around the clock between Country Club...
On May 13, 2022, at approximately 9:57 pm, Deputies responded to a single motorcycle collision, Frank Girardi (45) of Lakeside, succumbed to injuries from the crash. Next of kin has been notified. On the night of May 13, 2022, Deputies along with Timber Mesa Fire District responded to Sherwood Drive...
On January 5, 2022, Navajo County Deputies, Detectives, and members of the White Mountain Regional Special Response Team (SRT) arrested and booked Jeffery Clyde Perkins (28) of Snowflake for multiple arrest warrants. On January 2, 2022 Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of domestic violence and assault, at...
Those who braved the evening chill on Dec. 5 were treated to the sights and sounds of Show Low’s annual Christmas Light Parade. This year’s parade featured the theme, “Christmas Magic,” with floats from local businesses, non-profits and families. The judges have tallied their votes and are pleased to...
Holbrook, AZ: On the evening of January 25, 2021, and into the morning of January 26, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office in a coordinated effort with Heber/Overgaard Fire, Overgaard Public Works, and Coconino County Sheriff’s Office performed a rescue of a 72-year-old man, and his 35-year-old son, both from...
On May 12, 2022, the Major Crimes Apprehension Team (MCAT) arrested four individuals, all booked into Navajo County Jail for drug charges. The MCAT Detectives conducted a traffic stop in the Show Low area for civil traffic violations. Richard Blodgett (46) of Concho, and Britain Peters (42) of Eager,...
On April 27, 2022, a Navajo County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 40 at milepost 293 just east of Holbrook for a civil traffic violation. After consent was given to search the vehicle, Deputies located 14 pounds of Cocaine and 2 pounds of Methamphetamine. The estimated street...
It’s that time of year again! All districts on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are selling Christmas Tree permits. Getting outdoors harvesting your own Christmas tree is a sure way to get in the holiday spirit, fill your home with that fresh forest scent, and create lasting memories. “For many families,...
A group of bicyclists were struck by a truck in Show Low, authorities said Saturday morning. Show Low Police said a 35-year-old man crossed lane lines into a group of an estimated 40 to 50 bicyclists around 7:25 a.m. participating in the annual Bike the Bluff event. He fled the scene, leaving four...