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...
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...
On Friday, March 19, 2021, at approximately 5:52 am, a Sergeant with the Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on State Route 87 mile marker 340 near Winslow, AZ. During the investigation, 7.67 ounces of Methamphetamine was recovered. Judith Sueann Moore (36) of Winslow, AZ was arrested and...
Between October 1, 2020, and January 29, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office responded to 18 fires while Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District responded to 25 fires. These fires ranged from brush fires to total loss structure fires with an estimated resulting loss of $588,501.00 With the winter conditions, both...
Navajo County Deputies have responded to burglary investigations not only at residential houses and businesses but campers and hunters’ campsites as well. On October 22, 2020, a Navajo County Deputy was dispatched to a trailer that had been burglarized off Pinedale Rd near milepost 3. Multiple items were reported...
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...
Holbrook, AZ: On January 24, 2021, at 12:56 PM, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center became aware of a train that had derailed near Joseph City, AZ. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) reported to NCSO that there are no injuries, no hazardous material released, no danger to...
The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review Friday that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project. The Forest Service now has...
Biologists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will be conducting helicopter deer surveys and elk captures in areas surrounding the White Mountains to the Arizona-New Mexico border beginning mid-January into February. During this time residents in surrounding areas may notice several daily flights of a low-flying helicopter over...
On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, the Forest Service provided results from the initial investigation of horse deaths, including confirmation of four deceased horses due to bullet wounds. The ASNF continued the investigation based on a tip from the public about a possible fifth deceased horse. The most up-to-date and...