The US Forest Services will be collecting ‘feral’ horses in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in Alpine starting Mar. 21st. The removal of the horses comes after the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit group based out of Tucson, filed a lawsuit against the Forest Service for violating the Endangered...
Arizona hunters still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2022 elk hunts. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags, as well as a printable paper application, on its website. Leftover hunt permit-tags include: 52 — limited opportunity (general) antlerless elk. 4 —...
Over the next few weeks, Arizona counties will send voter ID letters to everyone on the rolls. The letters will confirm voter registration and go over any new legislative boundaries adopted since the redistricting process ended. Your voter registration could be out of date if you moved during the...
On March 10, 2022, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office and the Major Crimes Apprehension Team (MCAT) arrested Brian Andre Hubbard (19) of Phoenix, in connection to an armed robbery and kidnapping investigation out of Saint Johns County Florida. Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the Phoenix Police...
Holbrook, AZ: In February 2022, the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) presented the local law enforcement agencies in Navajo County with an Mx908. This device is a multi-mission handheld spectrometer utilized by elite responders conducting chemical, explosive, priority drug, and HazMat operations around the world. This device will be...
Two people were killed after a FedEx tractor trailer rear-ended another semi-truck and FedEx truck burst into flames Monday morning on Interstate-40 near Winslow. DPS says the incident happened at around 7:13 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the interstate. Both the driver and passenger in the FedEx truck...
Order 03-01-22-05 temporarily closes the area in the Lakeside Ranger District outlined in Exhibit A. The purpose is to provide for public health and safety during the preparation, conduction, and management of the Woodland Park prescribed burn project. This Order goes into effect on March 7 2022, at 8:00...
The Holbrook Police department has received 2 reports over the past week of a laser being pointed at passing aircraft. The laser is reported to be coming from north of Interstate 40 from within the city limits of Holbrook. Holbrook Police would like to remind everyone that this may seem...
Holbrook, AZ: On March 2, 2022, at approximately 5:35 pm, a Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit Deputy conducted a traffic stop on the 900 block of North Park Drive in Winslow. Maiya Janan Khalid (39) of Buckeye, and Jesus Medellin-Lopez (45) of Phoenix, were both arrested and...
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...