PINETOP, Ariz. — Biologists from multiple agencies working on the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) have been surveying Mexican wolf end-of-year population numbers since Nov. 1, 2021. Those surveys are expected to continue through Feb. 2. Population numbers are essential for the Mexican wolf due to the subspecies’ status...
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...
Navajo County Deputies, Criminal Investigators, and the Major Crimes Apprehension Team (MCAT) arrested one subject involved in a shooting that occurred in the Heber/Overgaard area. On November 22, 2021, at approximately 3:36 pm, Deputies were dispatched to Family Dollar in Overgaard for a report of an individual attempting to...
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...
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 August 1, 2021, at approximately 12:04 am, a Navajo County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 40 at milepost 292 in the Holbrook area. Navajo County K-9 Zolton was deployed and performed a free air sniff of the vehicle. Zolton alerted and aprobable cause to search revealed...
On July 13, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call reporting two individuals had fallen near the Chevlon Bridge off Territorial Road. When Deputies arrived, they located the two male subjects stuck in a crevasse along the creek. It was learned that four individuals, all from...
On June 30, 2021, at approximately 3:36 pm, the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a single vehicle motorcycle crash which occurred on Lone Pine Dam Road near Burton Road in Linden, AZ.The reporting party advised he was traveling on Lone Pine Dam Road near Burton Road...
Due to extreme fire danger and historically dry conditions during a time when firefighting resources are stretched thin, the entire Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will close for public safety, beginning Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 a.m. A full forest closure means that the public is prohibited from entering any part of...
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...